Mercury Music Prize 2007 nominees: Basquiat Strings with Seb Rochford

We profile Basquiat Strings ahead of tonight's big announcement

Name: Basquiat Strings with Seb Rochford

Album: ‘Basquiat Strings’

Odds: 34/1

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Who: Pegged as the traditional “classical” nominee, Basquiat Strings are primarily a five-piece but they also incorporate jazz and freeform styles into their music. They were set up by cellist Ben Davis, and recruited BBC Jazz Award winner Seb Rochford for this release.

NME.COM will be bringing you the result live from the London ceremony, so come back from 9pm tonight to see who has won.

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