Formerly known as James Lascelles’ Quartet, Talking Spirits present a unique blend of world jazz. These highly respected London based session musicians with a very mixed repertoire have touched audiences wherever they play. The band mixes up world music, folk, jazz and Anglo/Caribbean grooves, inspired by influences from all over the world.
The members have honed their skills over the decades, working with Frank Zappa, Joan Armatrading, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, L Shankar, Ginger Baker, Jeff Beck, Steve Winwood, Incognito,Van Morrison, Billy Ocean, Mick Taylor, and Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel.
‘As I was walking’ was written on dulcimer by James Lascelles and is about rescuing a beautiful damsel from the clutches of a sea monster lurking under the Irish Sea. It’s the second single of the upcoming album ‘Hands’. Enjoy listening!