News : 30th August 2007

Jocelyn Pook spent some time as a musical collaborator of Virginia Astley in the post-Ravishing Beauties period. Since then, she’s become a successful composer and performer. Her more recent work includes composing the soundtrack to the film Brick Lane based … Read More

News : 23rd November 2004

The Jocelyn Pook soundtrack for the film The Merchant Of Venice is being released on the Decca label on the 29th November. For more information, please visit this link: which features an interview with Jocelyn as well as sound … Read More

News : 22nd June 2004

Virginia Astley was the topic on a Radio 6 show this Saturday just gone. The Stuart Maconie-presented Freakzone show had a segment called Specialist Corner featuring music writer Eddi Fiegel talking about Virginia’s work. Apologies for not flagging this up … Read More

News : 11th January 2004

Happy New Year to all our visitors! Virginia has continued working on her novel (as mentioned previously in our exclusive Interview with Virginia) but is also keen to do more music. In the wake of From Gardens Where We Feel … Read More

News : 6th April 2003

Jocelyn Pook will be performing during this years Salisbury Festival. The Jocelyn Pook Ensemble will be performing her critically acclaimed Speaking In Tunes work on the main stage of the Salisbury Playhouse, Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP2 7RA at 8.00pm … Read More

News : 20th February 2003

Jocelyn Pook has been preliminary booked to appear as part of this years Chard Festival For Women In Music. The event (which is staged in Chard, Somerset) is the UK’s premier festival dedicated to women composers and performers, whether it … Read More

News : 16th February 2003

Virginia Astley enjoyed a brief period playing keyboards with Prefab Sprout in 1984. The www.newwavephotos.comwebsite features photos taken by Philippe Carly . This includes a series of photos of Prefab Sprout performing in Belgium – complete with pics of Virginia … Read More

News : 19th January 2003

Jocelyn Pook is planning to take her Speaking In Tunes show to Germany in April and to Singapore in July. A studio album, based on the concert presentation,is also planned for release in the Spring. Speaking In Tunes has previously … Read More

News : 3rd August 2002

Dionysus,the opening track on Jocelyn Pook’s last album Untold Things is currently being used as a trailer for Martin Scorsese’s new film Gangs of New York. For further details,please visit Caroline Lavelle’s latest album Brilliant Midnight is now due … Read More

News : 17th May 2002

Congratulations to Jocelyn Pook for her Speaking In Tunes performance last night at the ICA. The performances continue across the UK this month – see the dates below for details. Meanwhile, the Forum gets updated with a small review of … Read More

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