Saturday 26 July 2014, 6pm, OTO Project Space
Two Duos - double double bass and sax/electronics - at The OTO Project Space.
Tom Wheatley is an artist and musician based in London
His current projects include:
- A duo previously containing clothes, stands, close-mikings and dog hair with Ilana Blumberg, documented here
- A long-standing duo with Billy Steiger, releasing it’s first public material soon
- A new recording project with Iain Hetherington
- Various lineups & outputs with Daniel Blumberg, often including Billy Steiger, Ute Kanngiesser, Elvin Brandhi and Jim White
- A duo with Grundik Kasyansky, currently finishing it’s first release, and the trio Denis D’or, with Yoni Silver also
Rachel Musson is a saxophonist, improviser and composer living in London, UK. She is involved with a variety of improvisation projects, including a trio with Hannah Marshall and Julie Kjaer, a duo with bassist Olie Brice, and a trio with Mark Sanders and John Edwards who have released a recent album Bibimbap (Two Rivers Records). Rachel also features on a trio album due to be released this summer 2019 with Pat Thomas and Mark Sanders (577 Records), and a quartet album later in 2019 with William Parker, Daniel Carter and Federico Ughi (577 Records). She plays regularly on the London and International improvised music and free jazz scene.
Steve Beresford has been a central figure in the British and international spontaneous music scenes for over forty years, freely improvising on the piano, electronics and other things with people like Derek Bailey, Evan Parker, Han Bennink, John Zorn and Alterations (with David Toop, Terry Day and Peter Cusack).
He has written songs, written for large and small ensembles, and scored short films, feature films, TV shows and commercials. He was part of the editorial teams of Musics and Collusion magazines, writes about music in various contexts and was a senior lecturer in music at the University of Westminster. With Blanca Regina, he is part of Unpredictable Series, which produces events and sound and video recordings of experimental music and art.
Steve has worked with Christian Marclay on numerous Marclay mixed media pieces. He has also worked with The Slits, Najma Akhtar, Stewart Lee, Ivor Cutler, Prince Far-I, Alan Hacker, Tania Chen, Ray Davies, Mandhira De Saram, The Flying Lizards, Zeena Parkins, Satoko Fukuda, The Portsmouth Sinfonia, Ilan Volkov, Rachel Musson, Vic Reeves, Sarah Gail Brand, Lore Lixenberg and many others.
Beresford has an extensive discography as performer, arranger, free-improviser, composer and producer, and was awarded a Paul Hamlyn award for composers in 2012.
Javier Gonzalo Cánepa is an Argentinian double-bassist, pianist and trumpeter. He is part of “Trio Argentino de Contrabajos”, jointly with Adrián Fanello and Fernando Posse.
Currently, he leads the jazz free pop group "tRío lucas", with Diego Olguín and Pablo Ovejero, with which he released 7 albums independently.
In parallel, he has a duo project with the Mozambican saxophonist Paulo Alexandre Jorge, with whom he has released the CD "dois amigos". This album was presented in Portugal and Argentina.
In January 2012, he performed concerts in Porto (Portugal), accompanied by the Portuguese duo Bella Damião. During this tour, he also provided double-bass and improvisation workshops.
With tRío lucas, in June 2013, made an extensive tour in Portugal and Spain, where they gave live shows in Lisbon, Oporto, Lixa, Coimbra, San Sebastian and Madrid.
Although he has visited London twice, this is the first time playing live in this city, where he also held a concert in duo with saxophonist Spanish concert, Ricardo Tejero, July 30.