Jon Boden is a singer, composer and musician, best known as lead singer and main arranger of Bellowhead. His first instrument is the fiddle and he is a leading proponent of "English traditional fiddle style" and also of "fiddle singing", both of which he employs in Bellowhead, in the duo Spiers & Boden, and previously as a member of Eliza Carthy’s Ratcatchers.
To date Jon Boden has been the recipient of 11 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, more than any other musician.
Boden also fronts his own band the Remnant Kings, put together in 2009 to perform his post-apocalyptic song cycle Songs From The Floodplain. He has also made contributions to many other albums as a fiddler, singer and guitarist, most notably two albums with Fay Hield & The Hurricane Party.
In 2010 he launched an ambitious project to record and deliver A Folk Song A Day on line, aiming to inspire others to build a repertoire of songs and engage in social singing. All 365 songs are now availableЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Sea Shanties - Rousing Songs From the Age of Sail [2002, альбом]
- An English Folk Christmas [2006, альбом]
- Painted Lady [2006, альбом]
- Olde Irish Jigs & Reels [2007, альбом]
- Songs From the Floodplain [02.03.2009, альбом]
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