Tag: Tom Chant

Marseille Figs

Marseille Figs at St Aloysius’ Social Club

The Marseille Figs playing at the amazing St Aloysius Social Club, off Eversholt Street. Roller skating tea waitresses, cake baking, stitch n’ bitch and jive classes all rolled into one. This photo was actually taken on a camera phone. Having not seen the band in a very long time, I caught this discreetly before they […]

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Tom Chant on Webbs Road c1990

Tom, Tom, the barber’s son

Battersea c1990 Tom Chant, around the time he started music school, from memory. Already brilliant on piano and just beginning to get into saxophone. Later to feature in Half Baked Quartet, Eddie Prevost Trio, Cinematic Orchestra, and my personal favourite, the Marseille Figs. We were really into this record around that time.

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