Hesterglock Press will be publishing a new pamphlet by visual artist, musician and poet Neil Sparkes. Xerox Sonnets & X-Ray Blues is published in two editions;
Xerox Sonnets & X-Ray Blues (ltd. album launch edition) £15.00 +p&p
a collectable, numbered & signed ltd. edition pamphlet with two prints by Neil as well a copy of the Magna Carta Suite CD by the Alex Hutton Trio feat. Neil Sparkes. Design and layout by Sarer Scotthorne, limited to 40 copies pnly.
purchase a copy via Paypal by clicking here, or by using the order form at the bottom of this page
Sections of these poems appear on the Magna Carta Suite album by the Alex Hutton Trio F-IRECD82. Thoughts Bear Heirs to Memory & As Sunlight Passes (Old Yew) written by Alex Hutton/Neil Sparkes & pub. by Copyright Control/Annie Reed Music Ltd. ©2015 copyright of the poems & drawings remain with Neil Sparkes.The Magna Carta Suite is the dynamic new composition & album by UK Jazz pianist Alex Hutton for piano trio & spoken word feat. Neil Sparkes celebrating the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. Available on F-IRE Records.
Xerox Sonnets & X-Ray Blues (The Magna Carta Suite) – buy via Paypal £5.00 + p&p or complete the order form below.
Neil has read and performed widely throughout the UK, Europe and internationally. His work includes several collections of poetry published by Billy Childish, All Metal and Other Men’s Wives (1989) and Rumba Rumba (Jazz From Hell) (1990). Alongside numerous appearances on radio and television, Sparkes’ work has been published widely in magazines and anthologies including: Apples & Snakes: Velocity, Critical Quarterly, Grandchildren of Albion and Apples & Snakes: Popular Front of Contemporary Poetry. Vocalist, percussionist and founder member of Temple of Sound, and formerly Transglobal Underground, Neil has performed on stages across the globe for over twenty years creating innovative combinations of spoken word, world music, jazz and dub. As musician, lyricist, composer and producer he has worked with Peter Gabriel, The Stranglers, Jah Wobble, Natacha Atlas, Los De Abajo, Batucada Sound Machine and Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali amongst many others.