Token Women are Jo Freya, Alice Kinlock, Heather Horsley, Jo May, Linda Game, Jackie Allen and Fi Fraser.
Formed originally to highlight the women, often lone, in instrumental music there is nothing tokenistic about what they do. It’s delivered with passion, energy and exuberance that is infectious.
This all female line up play tuba, trombone, saxes and clarinets as well as more traditional fiddles, keyboards and percussion. The music is a smorgasbord of tunes from around Europe and their influences are many and their arrangements unusual and inspiring. . Nobody sounds like them and every gig is a party.