About Peter Knight’s Gigspanner Big Band

Gigspanner, formed by legendary fiddle player Peter Knight, has built a massive reputation for dismantling traditional material and “reshaping it in fascinating ways” fRoots

The Guardian describes BBC Folk Award winners Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin as “A combination of virtuosity, intensity and charisma”

Their appearances together as the Gigspanner Big Band are rare but highly sought after affair, thanks to performances of dazzling musicianship and arresting chemistry.

What a fabulous team they make, producing a startlingly new musical form with few, if any, true antecedents. The flights of musical and interpretive fancy are staggering in their natural invention” Fatea