Alex Bonney was – as expected – great to play duo with…
— Cath Roberts (@cathrobots) October 28, 2017
“a stimulating and engaging album” – opduvel.com
Very excited to be heading to Guimarães Jazz 2017 for a residency in November, working collaboratively with Portugese musicians, an actress and a playwright. We present the results of our residency on Sunday, 12 November at 21h30! Here’s the project description:
This year`s edition of the partnership between Guimarães Jazz and the association Porta-Jazz is based on the intersection between music and theatre: an old relationship which, although following many different paths, is essential to performative arts.
During a week of artistic residency, playwright Jorge Louraço Figueira will write a text and actress Catarina Lacerda will perform it in collaboration with a quartet led by Nuno Trocado (guitar) and featuring musicians Tom Ward (saxophones, flute, bass clarinet), Sérgio Tavares (bass) and Acácio Salero (drums). The main theme of the residency is the relation between sound and word, confronting both pre-determined as well as improvised contributions in order to collectively conjugate all the individual inputs in a coherent way. The main guideline is jazz – a style of music which, in its purer form, is nothing more than attempt to conjugate different inputs into a musically coherent way.
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A new series of gigs in Brockley’s favourite DIY homebrew beer shop! Co-organised by Cath Roberts, Colin Webster and myself, each evening will feature three duos with each of us choosing a different partner each time. I’ve chosen a first outing playing with the venerable Corey Mwamba, and first duos with Alex Bonney and Alice Eldridge, both of whom have played in my Menagerie sextet. Looking forward to the music, and also the excellent beer…!
The first of a set of three gigs in Brockley’s favourite DIY homebrew beer shop waterintobeer! This time, a first meeting playing together for myself & Corey Mwamba.
The final gig of the 2017 Kepler Orbit run of gigs, back at the amazing Plink Plonk.
Very pleased to be returning to Lancaster Jazz Festival after such a great time with Cath Robert’s project at the 2016 festival. The sax quartet are playing in The Hall in Lancaster.
At the beer shop with cornetist Alex Bonney.
More details tbc.
More details tbc.
The sax quartet will be playing in Manchester alongside lots of lovely label-mates including Adam Fairhall, Beats & Pieces Big Band, Tullis Rennie, and more…
Beats & Pieces hit London on the way through into Europe!
Taking in Pappelgarten, Unterfahrt, Poznan, Bozar, Bimhuis and maybe more…
One last gig in Cambridge before we get home!
At the beer shop with cellist Alice Eldridge.