Phil Marks & Rodrigo Constanzo – 9 May 2013

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Phillip Marks was involved in performance and organisation of innovative musical events in Manchester for many years until moving to Halifax in 2011. He plays with electro-acoustic band Bark! and has collaborated for many years with pianist Stephen Grew and saxophonist/bassoonist Mick Beck in several groups. He is currently a member of the Alan Tomlinson Trio, a trio with Dave Birchall and Olie Brice and has also played with Derek Bailey, Evan Parker, Tony Bevan, John Edwards among many others.

Rodrigo Constanzo is a Spanish-American performer and composer living in Manchester, England.  He is an avid improviser and performs regularly using home made electro acoustic, and modified electronic instruments. He has performed at the FUTURESONIC and Manchester Jazz Festivals in Manchester, the SOUND Festival in Aberdeen, Huddersfield Contemporary Music FestivalGEMDaysCode-Control Festival, Sonic Fusion Festival, and the BEAM Festival.  He has released several CDs of solo and group music on a variety of labels. He is currently working towards a PhD in Composition at the University of Huddersfield and involved in several projects including Takahashi’s Shellfish Concern, an improv based performance-art group. He also co-runs The Noise Upstairs, an improv collective and label which puts on monthly nights and quarterly workshops in Manchester and Sheffield.


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Phil Marks & Rodrigo Constanzo - 9 May 2013
Thursday, May 9, 2013
8:00pm - All Ages
448 Wilmslow Road
Manchester, England M20 3BW

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About The Noise Upstairs

The Noise Upstairs is an improv collective which runs a free-improv night in Manchester. The basic premise is that anyone can turn up and join in by putting their name in the hat. Names are pulled out, ensembles formed, and hearts broken.

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