Ian Stephenson is a highly regarded musician and composer known for his playing in bands such as Kan, Baltic Crossing and 422. His recent work to create a solo show utilising live electronics and looping is underway following a successful first performance at Sage Gateshead, where he is currently an associate artist.

Check out this incredible video Ian pulled together as part of Ciaran Algar‘s fantastic series of lockdown collaborations.

Ian also runs Simpson Street Studios where he recorded this set.

Sonja’s Kitchen- Ciaran Algar and Ian Stephenson

Day 20 of #ciaranscoronacollabs with Ian StephensonLive from Simpson Street Studios and Ciaran’s Flat.I never really know what I’m going to get back once I’ve sent a tune to somebody, and it’s safe to say I wasn’t expecting this- but it makes me very happy indeed. My guests today are the Stephenson family band, accompanying me on one of my favourite tunes, Sonja’s Kitchen. Featuring-Ciaran Algar- FiddleIan Stephenson- GuitarIan Stephenson- PianoIan Stephenson- Double BassIan Stephenson- MelodeonIan Stephenson- Snare DrumRecorded by Ian StephensonMixed by Ian StephensonDirected by Ian StephensonFilmed by Ian StephensonIan is one of my favourite musicians and engineers so it really is an honour to have him make this track so brilliant. Check out @simpsonstreetstudios

Posted by Ciaran Algar on Tuesday, 7 April 2020

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