Live Music: Laurence Corns & Mike Piggot

Laurence Corns (guitar/vocals) and Mike Piggott  (violin) are musicians from eclectic backgrounds. Laurence studied Ethnomusicology at London's School of Oriental and African Studies, and specialises in swing jazz from the 1930s and music from Zimbabwe. Laurence has played alongside Madeleine Peyroux in the Lost Wandering Blues and Jazz Band and performed with many artists from Zimbabwe's Chimurenga scene such as Stella Chiweshe, The Bhundu Boys, Chartwell Dutiro.

Mike Piggott was part of the pioneer folk fusion band Pentangle with Bert Jansch, also playing with Ralph Mc tell and Mungo Gerry, and has also performed with jazz luminaries Martin Taylor, Bucky Pizzerelli and Diz Dizley.