Butcher / Edwards / Lash / Marshall
Wednesday 8 December 2021 | 8:30pm [doors 8pm]
Tickets: £10 Early Bird / £13 General Admission https://buytickets.at/iklectik/580722
Duo: John Butcher + John Edwards
Quartet: John Butcher + John Edwards + Dominic Lash + Hannah Marshall
John Butcher is well known as a saxophonist who attempts to engage with the uniqueness of time and place. His music ranges through improvisation, his own compositions, multitracked pieces and explorations with feedback and unusual acoustics. Since the mid 80s he has collaborated with hundreds of musicians – including Derek Bailey, Matt Shipp, Eddie Prévost, Joe McPhee, John Stevens’ SME, Okkyung Lee, Keiji Haino and Butch Morris.
John Edwards is a true virtuoso whose staggering range of techniques and boundless musical imagination have redefined the possibility of the double bass and dramatically expanded its role, whether playing solo or with others. Perpetually in demand, he has played with Evan Parker, Sunny Murray, Derek Bailey, Joe McPhee, Lol Coxhill, Peter Brötzmann, Mulatu Astatke and many others.
Hanna Marshall with approaches to playing the ‘Cello, mainly using improvisation, working with a range of groups and projects in the UK and Europe, makes sound tracks & theatre with a visual theatre company, The Ding Foundation, which she co-runs with designer and maker Amelia Pimlott, and collaborates with other artists in the fields of experimental music, dance, theatre, storytelling, visual art and film. Hannah has been known to fulfil roles like performer, sound designer, composer, facilitator, devisor, puppeteer, and outside ears/eyes. She is an active educator working with individuals of diverse ages, backgrounds, abilities and spectrums either alone or in community and group settings. Apart from the projects mentioned below, other musicians Hannah has worked and played with include John Butcher, Fred Frith, Simon Roth, Kay Grant, Mandy Drummond, Ntshuks Bonga, Orphy Robinson, Sylvia Hallett, Shabaka Hutchings, Suichi Chino, Atsuko Kamura, Alex Hawkins, Terry Day, Ansuman Biswas, Sarah Gail Brand, Maggie Nicols & Christian Marclay. She have created scores and soundtracks for various performance ensembles including the People Show, Anton Mirto, Improbable Theatre, 20 Stories High, Tom Morris, Arlette George, A2, The Young Vic, Battersea Arts Centre, Norwich Puppet theatre, The Little Angel Theatre, Wild Theatre & Mayuri Boonham.
Dominic Lash is a freely improvising double bassist, although his activities also range much more widely and include playing bass guitar and other instruments; both writing and performing composed music; and writing, chiefly about film.
He plays or has played with musicians such as John Butcher, Joe Morris, Evan Parker, Pat Thomas,and Nate Wooley, and performed with the late Tony Conrad, Steve Reid, and John Russell.
His main projects include The Dominic Lash Quartet; among his most regular collaborators are Angharad Davies, Matthew Grigg, Tim Hill, Josh Sinton, and Alex Ward.
Solo double bass pieces have been written for him by composers including Jürg Frey, Richard Glover, and Éliane Radigue.