Tamar Osborn




Collocutor in Best of 2014 lists!

2014 was a really good year for Collocutor, I feel very fortunate! A big thank you to the following people for including our debut album ‘Instead’ in their 2014 end of year lists…

A little mention for Collocutor in Jazzwise magazine (Dec 2104/Jan 2015 Sun Ra special)….

A little mention in Jazzwise magazine (Dec 2104/Jan 2015 Sun Ra special)…..

Awalé & Collocutor | EFG London Jazz Festival

Awalé & Collocutor | EFG London Jazz Festival.

Paul Bradshaw review – LIVE: Collocutor, The Grip, Steve Williamson….

Thanks Paul!!

London town regularly delivers an overwhelming array of LIVE music and the late summer has been exceptional with enlightening and stirring  sessions from  Collocutor, The Grip and Steve Willamson.

Last Monday night I caught the launch of the the Collocutor album at the Forge in Camden Town. I was introduced to the music of Collocutor by On The Corner records boss Pete Buckenham and album producer Nick Woodmansey of Emanative. Both maintained, ” You have to check them live.” and on the night I was not disappointed.

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Led by saxophonist (baritone + soprano)/flautist, Tamar Osborn, who you may know from the Fontanelles and numerous other projects, this ensemble is built around two distinctively different percussionists –  Maurizio Ravalico and Magnus Mehta – and bassist Suman Joshi. This rhythmic triumvirate provide a unique foundation for Tamar,  Simon Finch (trumpet/flugel horn), Josephine Davies (tenor) and guitarist Marco Piccioni to step…

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Collocutor guest mixtape on Gilles Peterson Worldwide international radio show!

I was very happy to be asked to be asked to put together a guest mixtape for Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide show, here are the results! I hope you enjoy…..

Tracklist for my mix:

S.O.S. – News (Cuneiform Records)
Joe Henderson – Earth (Original Jazz Classics)
Mongo Santamaría – Wolenche For Chango (Fantasy)
Collocutor – Agama (On The Corner Records)
Delia Derbyshire – Ziwzih (BBC Records)
Hello Skinny – Aquarius (Slowfoot Records)
Les Mogol – Iklig (Concert Hall)
Ayaléw Mèsfin & Black Lion Band – Gedawo (Manteca)
The Fontanelles – Too Big (First Word Records)
Shakti – Come On Baby Dance With Me (Columbia/Sony)
Fiium Shaarrk – My Yellow Ferrari (Not Applicable)
Rusty Bryant – Fire Eater (Prestige)

Collocutor played on Gilles Peterson // Radio 6 Music

Collocutor’s single Archaic Morning – as played by Gilles Peterson!


Gilles Peterson // Radio 6 Music // Seun Anikulapo Kuti Interview | Gilles Peterson.

Over EP launch party

Emanative & Earl Zinger & RN9 – Over E.P | Gilles Peterson

Emanative & Earl Zinger & RN9 – Over E.P | Gilles Peterson.

With me on flute, alto flute and piccolo…

And… the B side of the ep features the Emanative remix of ‘Instead’ by my new project Collocutor! Woohoo! Head to the Emanative bandcamp for pre-orders/digital download.

Emanative & Earl Zinger ‘Over’ EP – out 21st Oct, On The Corner Records

Here’s a little preview:

Check On The Corner Bandcamp from September 21st for Pre-orders on the Limited Edition numbered 12″ with exclusive artwork from Dr J.L.Sinfield and gloriously screen printed.
A Docuphonics Production LTD.


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