Songs from The Westbrook Blake: Bright As Fire: "The Fields," "I See They Form," "London Song"
- The Westbrook Blake: Bright As Fire
The songs reference the writings of William Blake.
British jazz pianist and composer Mike Westbrook began his work for the theatre with Adrian Mitchell's "Tyger", a celebration of Blake staged by the Royal National Theatre in 1971. This became a vehicle for Westbrook's Brass Band of the 70's and 80's and the album "The Westbrook Blake - Bright As Fire" followed on in 1980, essentially a jazz interpretation of Songs of Innocence and of Experience. A revised and expanded version of the work was re-recorded in 1997 and named "Glad Day". -Wikipedia