Jonathon X Coudrille’s Gwelhellin
Cornwall’s unique 7-piece Trio GWELHELLIN stars multi instrumental Melody Maker Top Soloist Jonathon X Coudrille, guitarist Anthonius Apple and Percussionist Dangerous David Painter.
With skill, gravitas and occasional hilarity they splice Vintage Jazz guitars, Russian Balalaika, 7-string Banjo, Veteran Trumpet, Authentic Gypsy Songs, Blues, Boogie-Woogie and European Waltzes to conjure delight. “Clever and Entertaining” (St Ives Festival)
A true polymath, musician artist and writer Jonathon Xavier Coudrille was born in Cadgwith and has lived from a young age on the Lizard Peninsula. Aged 17, he appeared as a political satirist on both BBC Plymouth and Westward Television, which gave him his own show entitled Young Tomorrow. Since then he has been musical director for Southern Television, won the Children’s Book of the Year Award, played music in Soho strip clubs, performed his own composition with the NSO at Royal Festival Hall, exhibited at the Royal Academy, and – in 2011 – founded the Lizard Stuckists.
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