“David Birchall, Sam Andraea and Otto Willberg are part of an emerging cohort of players working at interface of fire music and free improvisation, a bunch of cats who relish blurring those borders and the resulting messiness of approach. It’s the opposite of the rather studious air gap built up between those two disciplines inContinue reading “Live at Ftarri review from weneednoswords”
“Not long after the release of the fascinating Live in Beppu, the new English free sound artists Sam Andreae (saxophone), David Birchall (guitar) and Otto Willberg (bass) will release a new edition, this time at the London Raw Tonk label. This time the musicians from Manchester are joined by the Japanese Toshimaru Nakamura. His instrumentContinue reading “Opduvel on Live at Ftarri”
“Live at Ftarri” is a new release of “Raw Tonk Records”. Album was recorded by four jazz masters – Sam Andreae (saxophone), David Birchall (guitar), Toshimaru Nakamura (no input mixing board) and Otto Willberg (double bass). All fourth musicians have interesting and evocative playing manner, they also are creative and famous members of contemporary avant-gardeContinue reading “Avantscena review of Live at Ftarri”
New CD out now on Raw Tonk Records! Live recording from a gig at Ftarri in Tokyo, Japan April 2017 featuring: Sam Andreae: saxophone David Birchall: guitar Toshimaru Nakamura: no input mixing board Otto Willberg: double bass
So this is an LP made up of the remaining two cuts that were recorded with the quartet made up of myself, Otto Willberg, Colin Webster and Andrew Cheetham in December of 2015 at what was a mega session in 4A Studio, Stockport with Sam Weaver at the helm. The CD that also came outContinue reading “Plastic Kneecap”
Really excited that my first ever release on CD of music for electric guitar is going to be available on the label Raw Tonk in the next couple of weeks. It will be titled “Soft Vowels”. Here’s a preview of one of the tracks from it.