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Toby Hounsham is the keyboard player and newest member of the iconic band The Stranglers. We cover plenty of Stranglers territory plus Toby’s previous work with Rialto and Mungo Jerry to name two. And then there’s Toby’s other job as a fully qualified music therapist. A wide-ranging discussion to say the least.
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Discussion topics covered during the show (links will open in new tab):
Toby’s ‘Double-Six’ Boogie Woogie Album
Mike Armitage and The Lion Brewery
The Wombles – The Wombling Song
Stranglers – Walk on By keyboard solo
Dave Greenfield’s go-to keyboards
Oberheim and their resurgence
Toby’s decision to go into Music Therapy
British Association for Music Therapy
Lessons learned about playing keys
Tag a keyboard player: Vince Guaraldi, Ben Folds
Desert Island Discs: The Raven – The Stranglers, LA Woman – The Doors, A Charlie Brown Christmas – Vince Guaraldi, any good boogie woogie compilation album.
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