Album: MUSIC for BOSCH PEOPLE

Discography
Educator

Calender
Art

Music for Concerts
Music for Operas (also music-theatre & vocal)
Music for Jazz & Improvisation
Music for Film & Theatre
Music for Children
Orchestrations & Arrangements

“Paxton will Make your ears ping..brings brightly coloured, loopy joy to our ears..sweet energy & frantic humour...It’s jazzy & noisy & oddly serious.” The Guardian




ORCHESTRA and LARGE ENSEMBLEs


NEW WORK (30 mins) WP 2027
Ensemble Klang

NEW WORK (30 mins) WP 2026
Symphony  Orchestra & Big Band & jazz voice
WDR Symphony Orchestra, WDR Big Band, Sofia Jernberg

Published by Ricordi

NEW WORK (15 mins) WP 2025
Commissioned for Ensemble Modern, Wigmore Hall
1.1.1.1 1.1.1.0 2perc.2Pno 2.1.2.1
Published by Ricordi

NEW WORK (15 mins) WP 2025
String Orhcestra and String Quartet
Published by Ricordi

NEW WORK (15 mins) WP 2025
Elb Philharmonie Orchestra + Alan Gilbert
3.3.3.3 4.3.3.1 2 perc Pno STRINGS
Published by Ricordi

NEW WORK (25 mins) WP 2025
NeueVocalsolisten  + ECLAT festival
6 solo voices + electronics
Published by Ricordi

NEW WORK (20 mins) WP 2025
Klangforum Wien + ECLAT festival
Fl, Ob, Cl, Fg, Hr, Tr, Pos, 2 Perc, 1 piano, Akk, 2 Vl, Vla, Vlc, Cb
Published by Ricordi

NEW WORK (20 mins) WP 2025
Klangforum Wien,  NeueVocalsolisten + ECLAT festival
6 solo voices,Fl, Ob, Cl, Sax, Fg, Hr, Tr, Pos, 2 Perc, 2 Keyboards, Akk, 2 Vl, Vla, Vlc, Cb, electronics 
+ E. Guitar
Published by Ricordi

Pullback Hat Biome Dunk
Wdr Symphony Orchestra, Alex Paxton + Jennifer Walsh
Symphony Orchestra.
(2.2.2.2 4.2.3.1 T+2Perc Hp Strings 12.10.8.6.4
+ improvising soloists optional)

Published by Ricordi

Blue-Chew Cheerio Earpiece (32mins)
commissioned for riot ensemble and  Maerzmusik Festival
1.1.1.0.SAX trp. trb. 2 Keybaords, 2 perc. E.guitar, Double Bass (jazz soloist optional)
Published by Ricordi

Scrunchy Touch Sweetly to Fall (9 mins)
commissioned for IEMA Ensemble, Guadiamus Festival, Impulse Festival
1.1.1.0. 0.1.1.0 Keybaord, perc. strings: 1.0.1.1.1
speakers
Published by Ricordi
[ Listen]

Shrimp Bit Baby-face (20 mins)
commissioned for Nouvel Ensemble Contemporain and Riot ensemble
1.0.1.0 0.1.1.0 1perc 1Keys 1.0.1.1.1 speakers
[ Listen]

iLolli-Pop (25 mins)
Commissioned for Ensemble Modern
1.1.1.1 1.1.1.0 2perc.2Pno 2.1.2.1  + improvising soloist. (Versions with option 2nd cello/ extra sampler player optional)
[ Listen]
Published by Ricordi

OD ODY PINKd (10 mins)
 Royal National Scottish Orchestra
Symphony Orchestra. improsing soloist.
(2.2.2.2 4.2.3.1 T+2Perc Hp Strings 12.10.8.6.4
+ improvising soloist optional)

[ Listen]
Published by Ricordi

Levels of Affection (10mins)
Commissioned for the Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Society
(1.1.1.0 0.1.1.0 2Pno 1perc 3.0.2.1 
+ improvising soloist optional)
or
(1.1.1.0 0.1.1.0 2Pno 1perc 2.1.2.1 
+ improvising soloist optional)
[ Listen]
Published by Ricordi

Candyfolk Space-Drum (31mins)
Commissioned for the London Sinfionetta
(Picc, clarinet. trumpet, violin, 2Keys, Jazz drum kit, solo improvising trombonist. “Untrained children’s choir.)
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More Classical Music (3mins)
based on ENCORE  commissioned for the National Youth Orchestra (GB) and BBC Proms. Made in collaboration with NYO students.
Open score for Symphony Orchestra
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LOVE KITTENs (5mins)
Commissioned for Delphian records
(1.1.1.1 1.1.1.1 2perc piano strings: 3.2.2.2.1)
[ Listen]

SWEET WISHES (3mins)
Commissioned for Delphian records
(1.1.1.1 1.1.1.1 1perc strings: 3.2.2.2.1)
[ Listen]

WATER MUSIC (9mins)
Commissioned for Delphian records
(1.1.1.1 1.1.1.1 2perc 1hrp.1pno strings:2.1.1.1.1 solo water percussionist)
[ Listen]
Published by Ricordi

BEACH RUBBLE (version also for children orchestra and adult orchestra)
[ Listen]


MEDIUM ENSEMBLEs



I know, You Know(8 mins)
commissioned by National Youth Jazz Collective
Open score for Jazz Ensemble

Spit Crystal Yeast-rack, dripping.  
(in Orange) (22 mins) Wp 21 June 2023
commissioned Explore ensemble, Wigmore Hall & 
Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival
Flute, Clarinet, Keys, Violin , Viola, Cello

Cream Cream Waterfall Scream (15 mins) WP April 2024
Clarinet, trumpet, Trombone, Voice
commissioned for Load Bang Ensemble

MEANY (8mins)
commisioned for London Jazz Festival & London Sinfionetta
(flute, clarinet, trumpet, piano, violin, cello, Jazz Jazz Drums, E.bass. Jazz Vocalist) + improvising soloist optional
[ Listen]

MUSIC for BOSCH PEOPLE (16 mins)
Commissioned for Birmingham Records Company and NMC label
2sax. 2trb. kit. 2 Egtr. + electronics
(quartet version also available)
[ Listen]

HARPY (8mins)
Commissioned by Dream-musics ensemble
(recorder, trombone, String octet, tuba, Drumkit, Sampler/Keyboards)
[ Listen]

SPUDSPANGLE (8mins)
(1.1.1.1 1.1.1.0 2perc. Pno 2.1.1.1  improvising soloist)
[ Listen]

NOW WE ARE DUH-DUR (15mins)
Commissioned for the London Philharmonic Orchestra
for Large Ensemble/Chamber Orchestra (2.2.2.2  2.2.2.1 2.Perc. PnoHrp 3.2.2.2.2)
[ Listen]

STRAWBERRY (12 mins)
for 11 players + voice
(sopsax.altosax.2trbs.synths.kit.ct.vln.vc)
[ Listen]

BYE (10 mins)
For wind, brass and improvisers.
Commissioned for Delphian Records
(flt.cl.bcl.altosax.tnrsax.2trbs.epno)
[ Listen]


Songs for children


Grimly Sing  (from Candyfolk Space-Drum)
[ Listen]

Pudding Tummy
[ Listen]

Don’t Lick Clothes
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My Mom is  Real Big Fish
[ Listen]

I love the way you pick your nose
[ Listen]

When I can Fly
[ Listen]

You are So Old (from Noggin and the whale)
[ Listen]

Cling Sings the barrel (from Noggin and the whale)
[ Listen]

Salamanda Onsie

Underground Crisp Farm

Gravy Art

Shout into the Silence
[ Listen]

The Very Smelly Stable
[ Listen]

Go So Fah

Light Song

Snails on Me shoulders

I like chocolate in my tea


Arrangements

please see HERE


ALBUMS

Happy Music for Orchestra 

iLolli-pop (October 2022)

Non-classical

Music for Bosch People (April 2021)

Birmingham Record company & NMC label



Small ensembles, solos and duets


NEW WORK (8 mins) WP 2025
saxophone and accordian

Just Gum Friends (12 mins)
Commissioned by Gaudeamus Festival
Amplified Harpsichord and Percussion, electronic
[ Listen]

CAR PIG (9 mins)
Commissioned by Zubin Kanga.
Solo Keyboards

DADD’S Faries (5 mins)
Commissioned for the London Symphony Orchestra
(Picc. Oboe, 3 violins )
[ Listen]
Published by Ricordi

BIG GAY Cartoon MACHING (9 mins)
(recorder, trombone, tuba Drumkit, Sampler/Keyboards)
[ Listen]

BIG GAY Cartoon MACHING  (9 mins)
solo keys version commisioned by

Yshani Perinpanayagam


Rescue Jam (10mins)
Commissioned by Dream-musics ensemble
(trombone, Drumkit, Sampler/Keyboards.
[ Listen]

CORN CRACK DREAMS (30mins)
Commissioned by  Nevis Ensemble and Non-classical
(trombone, Drumkit, Sampler/Keyboards.)
[ Listen]

SOMEIMTES VOICES (10 mins)
Commissioned for Hyper Duo
Keyboards and Drum Kit duo
(Keyboard Duo version arrangement by Bertram Wee)
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SOME PRAYER (25mins)
Commissioned for Birmingham Records Company and NMC label
(sopsax.trb.kit.Egtr. + electronics)

1. IN the DARKNESS [ Listen]
2. PRAYER. LIKE in HOT PINK [ Listen]
3. PRAYER with Strings [ Listen]
4. LIKE I KNOW [ Listen]
5. NIGHT PICTURES [ Listen]

TELLSONG (When I see a Disney Movie I am moved to salty tears)
solo sopranino recorder (5mins)
(also version for Saxophone)
[ Listen]

ESTAMPI (10mins)
Commissioned by Slide action
for trombone quartet
[ Listen]

FLORRID HORRID (15mins)
commissioned by Machoncy String Quartet
[ Listen]

FLORRID HORRID solo violin (4 mins)

NEW WORK
Solo Violin
commissioned for Maya Kadish

NEW WORK
Solo Trombone
commissioned for Emily White

GO-PLAY (1min)
Solo piano
[ Listen]

Twochant 
Flute and Clarinet (8mins)
[ Listen]

BAND (13 mins)
For brass quintet
[ Listen]

FANFARE Fanfare ( 1 mins)
commissioned by National Youth Jazz Orchestra and Norwich Festival)
2 trumpets, Soprano saxophone, Alto saxophone, trombone

PREACH
Arpeggiator and improvisers
(Drum kit & Synth & (optional improvisers)
[ Listen]

TEXT

Composing , Improvising and Child-like intuition
Arcana X (2022)
commissioned by John Zorn and Tzadik Label
[ Buy]

Big Band works

ROSIE FINGERED DAWN (8mins)
Big Band [ Listen]

SWART of the ORCHID (10mins)
Big Band [ Listen]

SCARECROW’s FOUL (10mins)
Big Band and narrator [ Listen]

LIGHTHOUSEMAN (6mins)
Big Band + vocalist [ Listen]


Stage Works, Voice and Songs


 MEANY (8mins)
commisioned for London Jazz Festival & London Sinfionetta
(flute, clarinet, trumpet, piano, violin, cello, Jazz Jazz Drums, E.bass. Jazz Vocalist) + improvising soloist optional
[ Listen]


SONG: STRAWBERRY (12 mins)
for 11 players + voice
(sopsax.altosax.2trbs.synths.kit.ct.vln.vc)
[ Listen]


Candyfolk Space-Drum (31mins)
Commissioned for the London Sinfionetta
(Picc, clarinet. trumpet, violin, 2Keys, Jazz drum kit, solo improvising trombonist. “Untrained children’s choir.)
[ Listen]


HASLINGFIELD TAPESTRY (15mins)
Commissioned for Making Music
Adult choir SATB, Children’s choir, String orchestra, Organ, Keyboards, Solo improviser.
[ Listen]

I Can Hear Bells (6mins)
Commissioned for Making Music
Adult choir SATB, Children’s choir, String orchestra, Organ,


SONG: SHEOL the Whale (3 mins)
Lead sheet
Commisioned for LPO Voice and Piano and (optional) B. Clarinet
[ Listen]

SONG: Lighthouseman (4mins)
commisioned for Emma Smith
Lead sheet
Voice, rhythm section and string quartet

[ Listen]

SONG: Windmill Woman (6 mins)
[ Listen]
SATB and piano
(soloists and other arrangments available)


Blow Blow Blow thou Bitter Wind (4mins)
SATB
[ Listen]

Rainy Rain Rain
6 voices and Piano
[ Listen]

NOGGIN & the WHALE (50mins)
Band, Orchestra of Children, Youth Orchestra, Childrens Chorus, soloists, narrator. [ Listen]

BEL and the DRAGON (20mins) S.M-S.T.B.B. (1.1.1.1 1.1.1.0 perc pno/synth 1.1.1.1.1)


Concert WORKs for children performers

Children’s Orchestra . Open score. (30+ children)


NOGGIN & the WHALE (50mins)
Band, Orchestra of Children, Youth Orchestra, Childrens Chorus, soloists, narrator.
[ Listen]

BEACH RUBBLE (version also for children orchestra and adult orchestra)
[ Listen]

YOU ARE SO OLD (from massed forces Old Noggin and the Whale) 4 mins
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BIRD MONSTER
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MUFFIN
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the SOUND of MAGIC
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RAIN it Raineth
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GRUMBLETROT and GROVALSNOT

LET ME SEE YOUR ACTING
[ Listen]

GEME GOOD PRESENTS
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SMELLING TEST
[ Listen]

STOP MESSIN’ wiv MY SKY
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FLY like a KITCHEN
[ Listen]

PAPER MACHE BALLOON HEAD
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