Karl Jenkins and Mike Ratledge both have a number of things
in common. Primarily both were members of that revered British
band Soft Machine and both are composers of note. Karl
Jenkins is perhaps best known for his album Adiemus which
was a massive international hit which has spawned a number
of successful follow up albums.
Both musicians have also been involved in the composition
Some Shufflin' is part of the series of recordings released under
the title Music For TV and Film which as the series title
suggests seeks to release these specially recorded pieces
of music to a wider audience. The albums of course will be
of interest to fans of Soft Machine and also fans of Karl Jenkins
and Mike Ratledge. Tracks include: Boss Brazil, Jungle Japes,
Reggae Five and Tasty Tango.