VIDEO: Will Pound Band set for University of Sheffield gig

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BBC Folk Award three time nominee Will Pound is coming to University of Sheffield with the Will Pound Band as part of university’s concerts on Tuesday, February 24.

Recognised worldwide as one of the foremost exponents of the mouth organ, ‘harmonica wizard’ Will Pound has collaborated with some of the biggest names in folk including Jim Moray, Martin Simpson and Sam Carter.

The Will Pound Band

The Will Pound Band

WATCH: The Will Pound Band perform the Jimmy Ward’s jig - click the play button on our video player.

Three times BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Musician of the Year nominee Will joins forces with UK folk musicians John Parker (double bass), Chris Sarjeant (guitar and vocals) and Henry Webster (fiddle) to form the band. The concert will see them combine traditional music with shades of blues, bluegrass and jazz to create a sound that is both steeped in tradition and progressive in its approach.

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