Footnotes (1988, revised 1996)
tpt, tbn, pno, 2 perc, 2 vln, vla, vcl, db
duration: 7 minutes
Commissioned by the Welsh Jazz Society with funds provided by the Welsh Arts Council
First performed by the New Arts Consort at the Four Bars Inn, Cardiff on 7 November 1988 with Ted John (trumpet), Ian Torr (trombone), Gareth Davies (piano), Phil Girling (percussion), Kevin Earley (percussion), Cathy Porter (violin), John Rayson (viola), Alexandra Robinson (cello)
Footnotes is a tribute to American popular music, particularly the early dance records issued by the Motown label. It was commissioned by the Welsh Jazz Society and first perfomed by the New Arts Consort as part of their 10th anniversay retrospective.