Last summer, Tony Colman took the daring decision to form his own jazz style big band, in order to perform a set of London Elektricity tracks at the 10,000-capacity Hospitality In The Park festival. It was a rip-roaring success, as this recording of the performance emphatically proves. Given that Colman's brand of D&B is more musically expansive than most, it's unsurprising that tracks such as "Different Drum", "Song In The Key of Knife", "Out of This World" and "Artificial Skin" sound brilliant when performed by a combo containing Dynamite MC and members of Riot Jazz (and, yes, the high tempo drumming is ridiculously tight). Like a true showman, he also threw in a surprise cover - a killer version of Daft Punk's "One More Time".
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