Studio guest: Benedict Taylor of CRAM records

Ahead of the CRAM festival, which takes place over the bank Holiday weekend, label boss Benedict Taylor is joining me in the studio to preview some of the musicians performing. Tune into NTS on Friday 21st August from 8am to hear the show.

CRAM is music collective & independent record label, formed in 2011. It is dedicated to the production, promotion and development of improvised and new music. It was founded and is directed by Benedict Taylor and is made up of a group of musicians/artists, all of whom are at the forefront of the London improvising & new music community, alongside being key figures in music throughout many countries in Europe, Asia & North America.

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CRAM Festival 2015

CRAM Festival: Three days of improvised music
CRAM Records are thrilled to be putting on a 3 day spectacular at Hundred Years Gallery, over the August Bank Holiday – 29th, 30th, 31st. 
With a packed lineup of all kinds of superb artists, it makes for a wonderful summer holiday weekend of music making. Yet again we can’t keep away from our collaborators at Hundred Years Gallery for it’s fine setting, space, food & drink, people and continued support. 
3 days – 18 sets – 32 musicians
Day one – Saturday 29th August
Afternoon – 3pm
Steve Beresford​ & Sarah Gail Brand 
Tom Jackson 
Stephen Crowe​ &  Benedict Taylor
Evening – 7.30pm
Kay Grant​ & Matt Chilton​
John Bisset​ & Ivor Kallin 
Terry Day​, Steve Beresford & David Leahy​
Day 2 – Sunday 30th August 
Afternoon – 3pm
Neil Metcalfe, Mark Sanders​ & Daniel Thompson​ 
Benedict Taylor 
Olie Brice & Tom Challenger​
Evening – 7.30
Edward Lucas​ 
Jennifer Allum​ & Eddie Prévost 
Adam Bohman, Sue Lynch​ & Adrian Northover
Day 3 – Monday 31st August
Afternoon – 3pm
Ashley John Long​ & Guillaume Viltard​ 
Daniel Thompson 
Hannah Marshall​ & Roland Ramanan​
Evening – 7.30
Matt Davison, Tom Jackson & Ashley John Long 
Sibyl Madrigal​ & Alex Ward​ 
Graham Dunning​ & Colin Webster​
Hundred Years Gallery
13 Pearson Street 
E2 8JD
(2 mins from Hoxton Station)
Entry: £6 one concert (afternoon or evening), £9 one day pass, £18 one festival / 3 day pass.

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