Evening Star play new music inspired by European culture. Carlos Beceiro (Spain) – bouzouki, bass guitar; Gigi Biolcati(Italy) – vocals, percussion; Patrick Bouffard (France) - hurdy-gurdy; Luke Daniels (UK/Ireland) – vocals, diatonic button accordion; Paul James (UK) - vocals, bagpipes, saxophones, flutes; Victor Nicholls (UK/Armenia) – electric guitar, bass guitar, tuba, electronica.
Paul James is a saxophonist, bagpiper, singer and composer from Newbury, England, who makes music influenced by English and other European folk traditions.
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Paul is a member of the band Blowzabella, and plays with his pan-European band Evening Star and the folk dance band The Playford Liberation Front. He composes and arranges music for theatre and TV and leads band workshops designed to get groups of people playing spine-tingling arrangements of traditional and contemporary folk tunes. Paul was composer and musician for the critically acclaimed production of John Milton’s Comus - A Masque in Honour of Chastity by John Milton and Patrick Barlow directed by Lucy Bailey at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, London in October/November 2016. Reviews Independent Telegraph The Stage Evening Standard .