About the Book
This Musical Guide sets the musical innovations of Robert Fripp and King Crimson within the wider artistic and cultural landscape tied together through the author's relation to both.
Andrew Keeling is a multi-faceted composer, whose works have been performed and broadcast throughout the world by musicians such as Dame Evelyn Glennie, the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Fretwork, Craig Ogden, Jacob Heringman and many others. His music has been released by DGM, Burning Shed, Metier, Riverrun, UHR and Spaceward. He is also a songwriter and improviser and has written and released albums with musicians such as David Cross (King Crimson), Stephen Fellows (Comsat Angels) and Tim Bowness (No-Man). Andrew also has a particular interest in the music of King Crimson and has written several Musical Guides on the band's music as well as orchestrating the music of Robert Fripp. An album of these, The Wine of Silence, performed by the Metropole Orkest of Amsterdam conducted by Jan Stulen, was released by DGM/Panegyric in April 2012. He has also been a lecturer at the University of Liverpool and the Royal Northern College of Music. Also Chamber Symphony (2020) and Piano Quintet (2022)