5 w/Czech National Symphony OrchestraBMG
Five is a collection of five compositions written by Tony Banks and was produced by long-time collaborator Nick Davis. Nick Ingman, renowned orchestrator and conductor, agreed to be involved in the project immediately after hearing the demos played to him personally by Banks. Ingman has worked with a plethora of artists and musicians from David Bowie and Oasis to the London Symphony Orchestra and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
The gorgeous, transporting music of Tony Banks 5 sounds like a soaring soundtrack / STAGEANDCINEMA
Tony Banks gathers no moss. At 68, the co-founder of Genesis is releasing yet another album, his tenth outside of the band. After a successful career as songwriter, singer, film scorer, and multi-instrumentalist (most especially on keyboards), Banks turned to orchestral compositions. His third, released in February 2018, is labelled "classical" but the gorgeous, transporting music sounds exactly like a s...
Tony Banks writes his next chapter / SOUND&VISION Q&A
It's not out of the realm of possibility that, a hundred years from now, people will be talking about the four B's of piano/organ composition in the same breath - Beethoven, Bach, Brahms, and Banks. And by Banks, we mean Tony Banks, the king of diminished chords who spent many decades as the keyboard anchor for the always forward-thinking British progressive/pop hybrid, Genesis. "That's a lovely, fan...
Tony Banks5 with CzechNationalSymphony is IPR: FeaturedNewRelease
Tony Banks is best known to many people as the keyboardist and one of founding members of the English rock band Genesis. He is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and he is widely considered one of the greatest rock keyboardist of all time. But Banks's musicianship isn't confined to rock: he has released several solo albums of both rock and classical music. Banks' newest alb...
Tony Banks 'Five,' wCzech National Symphony, gets top spot on this week's CLASSIC fM chart
This week in the Classic FM Chart, we see a brand-new entry at No. 1 with Tony Banks 'Five', by Nick Ingman & the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, pushing Sheku Kanneh-Mason's Inspiration from the top spot. Inspiration is now at No. 2, with Andre Rieu's Amore also falling just one spot to No. 3. Divenire by Ludovico Einaudi is this week's joint-highest climber, climbing six plac...