Belinda Sykes & JOGLARESA

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"Joglaresa are at the forefront of singers and instrumentalists whose study of improvisation and ethnomusicology informs and shapes their imaginative re-creation of medieval music-making." The Times

"Joglaresa's imaginative use of improvisation creates an exciting air of authenticity ... compulsive rhythmic energy ... luxuriantly ornamental solos"
The Telegraph

"sound scholarship, a combined experience of many musical cultures, and a spirited delivery of stories."
Early Music Today


"Stuart Hall’s dazzling playing was particularly memorable...
...the joyful character owed much to the remarkable range of sounds conjured up by Stuart Hall."

The Guardian




"Sykes' study of voice and improvisation in North Africa, Spain and the Middle East was thrillingly evident" The Times

"Belinda Sykes has one of the most striking and original voices to appear in the medieval music world" Christopher Page