In today’s podcast we’re talking to double bassist and long time supplier of the low-end for Lamb, Jon Thorne.
It’s been 20-odd years since Jon Thorne came to some prominence as bassist with experimental trip hop duo Lamb. But Jon has also played alongside folk guitar genius, John Smith, written and recorded an album, Watching The Well, in tribute to his mentor Danny Thompson and recorded and performed with artists as diverse as Robert Miles, Scott Matthews, Gilad Atzmon, Liam Bailey, Steve Lawson and Robert Fripp. Look out for Jon’s third solo album, which has been signed for a 2017 release by Static Caravan. You’ll also catch him on Lamb’s 21st Anniversary Tour and at the Glastonbury, Latitude and Green Man Festivals with his indo-jazz trio Yorkston/Thorne/Khan.
In this episode you're going to learn:
How Jon landed the gig with Lamb.
About his unique approach to the double bass.
How he integrated the instrument within dance music.
All about his long-standing admiration for Danny Thompson.
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