Next Tubers gig, see details here on facebook and Tubers site here. Saturday 5th November TONY BEVAN (UK)/SCOTT LOONEY (US)/KLAUS JANEK(IT) An intercontinental meeting of improvisers! Scott Looney has forged a signature style using the inside and outside of the piano, plucking strings, using metal implements and other quick preparations, in combination to playing theContinue reading “Bevan/Janek/Looney & more 5th Nov”
These three are pencil drawing based around listening to the birds at the back of my flat in Whalley Range, Manchester.
Great documentation of performance of Naomi Kendrick drawing improvised sounds by myself and Dan Bridgwood-Hill at the opening of her show @ Blankspace in Manchester in July. Filmed by Insa Langhorst, just spotted a brilliant short she made of the LBO in Wigan which somehow works as a snatch of oldtime silent comedy! http://vimeo.com/14015178
Been doing some excellent regular playing with Andrew recently, forgot there was some stuff hearable online already. More recordings and gigs to come in near future!
http://soundcloud.com/davidmbirchall/cockatiels-longford-park Recorded in Longford Park, Manchester last weekend.
Pleased to announce that AD HOC dance are using the drawings I made as scores for music I made for them as the basis for a new performance this coming autumn. more details below. You can see the original scores here. AD HOC DANCE – AUTUMN PERFORMANCE COURSE 2011 This 11 week course will beContinue reading “Ad Hoc Dance autumn 2011”
MATHILDE is a Leeds based collective with experience both nationally and internationally. All are passionate about introducing improvisation to a wider audience and are engaged in various other collectives and organisations. Seth Bennett (UK) Double bass and trombone Marie Andersen (Denmark), Dance and aerial theatre … Oliver Dover (UK) Saxophone, bass clarinet, trumpophone Rachel DeanContinue reading “Gigs in July”
live in Manchester end of May 2011
Some great video above from Open Eye gig opening for John Butcher & Okkyung Lee last Friday. Thanks to Dave J. for that. Also a nice little write up from Daniel Ladd @ citylifer. You can read the whole thing here. The pictures below are thanks to some fine camera work by Peter Fey. HavingContinue reading “Open Eye Quartet 20th May”