BILL WELLS

Exotica / Pop/Art Song/Folk • United Kingdom
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“I had a dream about an imaginary Japanese soap opera called Lemondale,” says Bill Wells on the title track of his new album. “I can't remember anything about it except when the credits came up there was this theme tune which I could clearly still hear in my head and so immediately recorded it”.

“That happens quite a lot to me,” he continues. “Although sometimes the ideas are not so good. I’ll be lying in bed thinking, ‘Is that really worth getting out of bed to write down?’”

A self-taught musician, Wells first came to prominence in the Scottish jazz scene of the late 80s and in 1996 won the Scotrail Award for the Best Scottish Based Performer at the Glasgow Jazz Festival, when he played there with his octet.

From the outset he needed jazz musicians’ ability to read his charts, but felt that his music was more jazz by default, as
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BILL WELLS The Bill Wells Octet Vs. Future Pilot A.K.A. album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Bill Wells Octet Vs. Future Pilot A.K.A.
Exotica 1998
BILL WELLS Also In White album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Also In White
Exotica 2002
BILL WELLS Pick Up Sticks (with Stefan Schneider / Annie Whitehead / Barbara Morgenstern) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pick Up Sticks (with Stefan Schneider / Annie Whitehead / Barbara Morgenstern)
Exotica 2004
BILL WELLS How's Your Bassoon, Turquoirs? / Banned Announcement album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
How's Your Bassoon, Turquoirs? / Banned Announcement
Exotica 2006
BILL WELLS Lemondale album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lemondale
Exotica 2011
BILL WELLS Everything's Getting Older (with Aidan Moffat) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Everything's Getting Older (with Aidan Moffat)
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2011

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