Band on the Wall brings one of the foremost figures in modern, club-influenced groovy jazz back to Manchester, to perform work from his fresh new album ‘Real Time’.
After the release of critically acclaimed first single ‘Faded’ featuring Jordan Rakei (Record of the week on BBC 6 Music) and second single ‘Spin’ which is currently making waves on streaming platforms and DJ sets, Richard Spaven is proud to present his new studio album ‘Real Time’.
Recorded live during a week at Real World Studios in the Bath countryside, ‘Real Time’ captures the artfulness of a band of musicians creating something truly unique. Richard’s history with his long time band became an inspiration for what you will hear on this record.
His collaboration with vocalist Jordan Rakei continues – exceeding expectations after an intense week-long residential recording session. Featuring on four album tracks, ‘Faded’ and ‘Spin’ as well as two highly original versions of some classics – Busta Rhymes’ ‘Show Me What You Got’ and ‘Celestial Blues’, Jordan delivering his contempt soul on this spiritual jazz classic.
This is a standing show.