putting on this gig with a few other folk later in the year, promises to be amazing!Friday 1st October
@ Carlton Club, Carlton Road (off Wood Road and Upper Chorlton Road) Whalley Range, M16 Manchester
John Tchicai is a sax legend having played with some of the most innovative and respected musician in the field of free/jazz including John Coltrane, Don Cherry, Archie Shepp, Albert Ayler, Lee Konitz, and Cecil Taylor. He performed on Coltrane’s “Ascension” album and went on to cofound the New York Art Quartet. While in New York he also performed with John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Since the 60s he has continued to develop his work receiving grants from the Danish government. He currently lives in the US and France.
is a long time member of the London Improvising scene; a master drummer playing drum kit and percussion with technique, touch and a compositional sense that allows time and no-time to exist side by side. This year Tony has played with: Evan Parker; Peter Brotzman; John Butcher; Paul Dunmall; Elliot Sharp; The London Improvisers Orchestra and The People’s Band.