The latest incarnation of the band VOLE, led by Roland Ramanan (trumpet) and Roberto Sassi (guitar), will play its first gig at SETspace in Dalston on Wednesday 16th January. I’m on baritone sax, and the lineup now has added Colin Webster (alto sax) and Andrew Lisle (drums). After a lot of rehearsal, it will be great to play Roland and Roberto’s compositions live with the new band!
We’ve got a great selection of guest artists coming through for the next season of BRÅK at waterintobeer. I’ll be playing with Anton Hunter (for our first Ripsaw Catfish gig of the year), Lara Jones and Andrew Cheetham. Flyer below with all the dates and info.
In BRÅK-related news, Taran Singh published a really lovely interview with Colin, Tom and me about the night, which you can read on the Taran’s Free Jazz Hour site.
Happy New Year! Benedict Taylor has just invited me to be a part of this gig tomorrow night at Arch 1 in East London. I’ll be playing a duo set with Sam Andreae – our second outing…
The Favourite Animals large ensemble will gather for a one-off 2018 date on 10th December at City, University of London. I’m looking forward to playing this music again, with a nine-piece version of the group:
Dee Byrne – alto sax
Sam Andreae – alto sax
Tom Ward – bassclarinet/flute
Graham South – trumpet
Tullis Rennie – trombone
Cath Roberts – baritone sax
Anton Hunter – guitar
Otto Willberg – double bass
Johnny Hunter – drums
The concert is free to attend, but you need to register your place on the City website as spaces are limited….
I’m very much looking forward to this quartet gig coming up at Hundred Years Gallery next month. Come and join us for an afternoon of new music:
We filmed the Sloth Racket gig at The Vortex last week, and I’ll be posting some videos from it online over the next few months. Here’s the first one: Octopus…
You can hear another version of this on A Glorious Monster.
A video has surfaced of Rachel Musson and I playing our duo set at Arch 1 last month. Have a listen/watch…