Weds 20th November
Phil Durrant +Richard Scott (tabletop mandolins/mandolas)
Benedict Taylor(viola)+ Miya (flute),Tracy Lisk (drums), Adrian Northover (sax).
Yol/Lloyd/Possett (dictaphone, electronics, voice+small instruments).
YOL / Posset / LLoyd
Power trio from the North East and Humber using scrap metal, dictaphones, objects and throats
Flute player, Improviser, Composer, Tokyo based musician, Miya performs widely from Asia to Europe. She was involved in starting up the Tokyo Improvisers Orchestra in 2011. She has lead conduction and improvisation workshops throughout Japan. As a Jazz musician she collaborates with top playyers in Japan’s music scene including Yosuke YAMASHITA and Akira SAKATA.Her latest album is [Miya/Benedict with 7 Maestros live in Pit inn]., a conduction album inviting Benedict Taylor from UK, collaborating with 7 of Japan’s top improvisers.
Benedict Taylor is a solo violist, violinist & composer. He is a leading figure within the area of contemporary string performance, at the forefront of the British & European new and improvised music scene. He performs, records & composes internationally, featuring in many venues and festivals including: Cafe Oto, Jazz en Nord France, Royal Court Theatre, The Vortex, Ronnie Scott’s, BBC Arts Online, BBC Radio 3 & 2, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, London Contemporary Music Festival, Aldeburgh Festival. He has worked with Evan Parker, Terry Day, Keith Tippett, Wadada Leo Smith, Alex Ward, Renee Baker, Steve Beresford, Angharad Davies, Hannah Marshall, Tom Jackson, Phil Minton, Pat Thomas, Miya, Tetsu Saito, Gianni Mimmo, Daniel Thompson, Veryan Weston, Sylvia Hallett, Dirk Serries, Stephen Crowe amongst others.
Tracy Lisk is a percussionist, painter, curator who resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Founder of improvisational duo Wormhole Superette, with Irman Peck (formerly quartet with Christian Moehring, and Travis Woodson), Ms. Lisk has studied percussion in Salvador, Bahia and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and performed in, as well as lead percussion ensembles in Philadelphia. Her history as a visual artist and background in Brazilian percussion inform the substance of her improvisations which contain references to rhythmic structures while maintaining a fluid, suspended continuity.
Weds 11th December
Adam Bohman (amplified objects),Rachel Finney (electronics).
Carole Finer (Stones, tubes and assorted objects) solo.
Trio Yoga-Eric Ford (drums), Jakub Cywinski (double bass),Dawid Frydryk,(trumpet).
Charmaine Lee (solo voice)-live video from US.
Doors 8.pm-Start 8.30pm. £8/£6
‘Old Paradise Yard’ 20 Carlisle Lane, SE1 7LG London
(On the corner of Carlisle Lane + Royal Street ).
Nearest tube Lambeth North.