Saturday 6th November Catatumbo Ingrid Laubrock: saxophones Ingrid Laubrock is a founder member of the F-IRE collective, currently resident in New York she has worked with Evan Parker, Kenny Wheeler and Polar Bear amongst others. “darkly beautiful and breathtakingly inventive” All About Jazz Olie Brice: double bass A mainstay on the London improvising scene hasContinue reading “Catatumbo in Manchester”
A couple of shots taken by Huw Wahl from rehearsals of ONE the piece dancer Bekke Platt and I have been working on the last few months. Performances this Saturday 2nd @ Greenroom, Manchester and Monday 4th @ Contact, Manchester.
from solo set @ Nip and Tipple, Whalley Range, Manchester on 13th September. Also playing at a couple of gigs this coming week: Thursday 23rd September ‘Centrifuge 6’ @ Kro Bar, Manchester Sunday 26th September ‘St Lukes All Dayer’ @ St. Lukes Church, Liverpool Then following Friday 1st October really excited to be promoting thisContinue reading “live guitar action”
A few images from Ramallah of Nick and I at practice and then the gig itself on his rooftop. Gig itself was aided halfway through by the prayer call from a nearby mosque! Hopefully some duo records will surface on CDR later in the year. Below is a shot from solo gig at Fuel inContinue reading “Live in Ramallah”
Finally sold out and made one… five years after everyone else… http://www.myspace.com/davidbirchall Noise Upstairs tonight should be a good one. x
multi-angled version of the whole of the Noise Upstairs performance…
Excerpt from last night’s illegal version of John Zorn’s COBRA at Fuel in Manchester.
Above you can see the hermetic graphic score I drew for the Ad Hoc dance performance I wrote music for earlier in the Autumn. The score was performed by me with the Ad Hoc dancers at the Lowry Studio Theatre in Salford on the 11th of November. Some of the music I wrote for this performance hasContinue reading “‘Spoke’ Scores for Ad Hoc”
a couple of pictures below from the performance with Ad Hoc dance on Monday at the Lowry Studio for which I composed and performed the music for… note that as ever i cant keep still and am blurred…more pictures to follow, hopefully with some blurred dancers rather than stationary ones, as well as video. ImContinue reading “Ad Hoc performance”
Started work on a few drawings after having not really done any drawing work for quite a few months. This began just trying to start out with one of the simplest shapes and one of the first recorded marks by mankind: theres spirals all over prehistoric stuff. Also it tied in with some of the ideasContinue reading “Spiral Compositions”