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Jul
8

John Jasnoch & Charlie Collins – 17 July 2013

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    Ahead of their upcoming release on the Spanish Makrame Records label, we present two of Sheffield’s finest improvisers, . Regular name-in-the-hat jam session precedes and follows their duo set. John Jasnoch Began life in 1953 in Sheerness on […]

Jul
8

Strotter Inst. – 11 July 2013

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Strotter Inst. from Switzerland creates music through the use of old, modified, Lenco-turntables which he modifies and manipulates in countless ways. Rubber bands are affixed to the rotating turntable and plucked by the stylus, records have tape affixed in patterns […]

Jun
8

Sixth Birthday! feat. Norm Skipp & Bethan Roberts – 13 June 2013

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South Manchester’s Premier Free-Improvisation Session celebrates it’s SIXTH BIRTHDAY!! Six years ago the kind folk at Fuel agreed to let us make some hideous noises in their upstairs room, and thanks to your and their ongoing support we’re still here […]

Dec
11

Wolf Scarers Quartet – 13 December 2012

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Wolf Scarers, formed in 2010 by Simon Prince and Keith Jafrate, are a sax duo who play improvisations that swerve from gentle meditations that almost become chamber music across to full-blown shout-ups in the true tenor sax tradition, via, possibly, […]

Jun
22

John Pope – 9 August 2012

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John Pope on a mini-tour from his native Newcastle, presents a solo improvisation for double bass and tape recorders. John is a fine composer and improviser and has run projects such as the Improvisers Orchestra of the North (ION) based […]

Jun
22

John Pope – 8 August 2012

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John Pope on a mini-tour from his native Newcastle, presents a solo improvisation for double bass and tape recorders. John is a fine composer and improviser and has run projects such as the Improvisers Orchestra of the North (ION) based […]

Mar
7

Amphibolous – 12 April 2012

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Amphibolous is Ash Steel, Adam Webster (Swung Dash) and Si Jones (Noise Club, Hot Hail). The group first got together in 2011 to work on a soundtrack for a short film about a failed DJ, but their musical chemistry shone […]

Mar
7

“Drums” – 8 March 2012

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“Drums” A new quartet led by Johnny Hunter (drums/percussion) and featuring Rodrigo Constanzo (drums/percussion), Simon Prince (saxophone/percussion) and James Adolpho (double bass/percussion). Click here to download the performances. Who “Drums” – 8 March 2012 When Thursday, March 8, 2012 8:30pm […]

Sep
16

Sam Andreae & Anton Hunter – 9th November 2011

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  Sam Andreae and Anton Hunter first met playing in Ben Cottrell’s Beats & Pieces Big Band, and quickly went on to form their quartet Haq to explore the boundaries between composed and improvised music.  This latest tour (with release […]

Jul
27

Michel Doneda & Jonas Kocher + Wolf Scarers – 26 September 2011

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Michel Doneda soprano saxophone Jonas Kocher accordion, objects Accordion and saxophone, an association of more conventional after all, but beware! the sign is never the road! Kocher and Doneda have their own way, reinvesting their respective instruments by focusing on the infinitely […]

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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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