David Walliams marks the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl's birth. This is a celebration of the author's ten best-selling children's books. This one-off programme also features a live viewer vote that will climax by revealing the nation's favourite work by Dahl. The marvellous books in question include classics such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG, The Witches, Matilda, The Twits, and many more.
The story of Roald Dahl's greatest adventures and how his real-life escapades find expression in his most famous books.
This is the second album emanating from celebrated British saxophonist, Paul Dunmall's 2012 visit to New York City, performing at the Vision Festival, and follows his initial 2013 appearance for New Atlantis Records on a date led by guitarist Edward Ricart, titled Chameleon. Hence, top New York City-based improvisers, drummer Andrew Barker and bassist Tim Dahl—the latter appearing on three tracks, lend their faculties for a set that poses a myriad of irregular rhythmic explorations. And while Dunmall's explosive tenor sax lines emphasize the group's power-packed tactics, the musicians' remain agile amid a host of changeable motifs, including areas where gruff, microtonal idiosyncrasies alter the flows and perspectives.
La figura di Dahl ha scatenato l’interesse dei lettori che hanno potuto conoscere a fondo la sua infanzia dalle pagine della sua biografia Boy, che copre il periodo dalla nascita ai diciott’anni. Ma il fascino di Dahl deriva anche da un altro aspetto della sua vita, quello descritto in questo libro, dove lo troviamo ardito pilota, sempre pronto a cogliere i lati curiosi dell’esistenza e dei personaggi. …