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MOPOMOSO Past Concerts

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Videos for each concert will be added approximately two weeks after the concert date.

Jun 16, 2014
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Sunday 20 and Monday 21 July 2014

Steve Beresford (piano / electronics)
Tanja Feichtmair (sax / bass clarinet)
Satoko Fukuda (violin)
Henry Lowther (trumpet)
Maggie Nicols (voice)
Mario Rechtern (saxophone)
John Russell (guitar)
Roger Turner (drums / percussion)
Mia Zabelka (Violin / Voice)

May 19, 2014

Sunday 15 June 2014

Portfolio Improvisers
Seth Bennett (bass) / Shaun Blezard (electronics) / Anton Hunter (guitar) / Rachel Musson (saxophone) / Shelly Knotts (electronics) / Julie Kjaer (saxophone / flute) led by Steve Beresford (piano)
Three guitarists
Arthur Bull (electric) / Pascal Marzan (classical) / John Russell (archtop)

Apr 24, 2014

Sunday 18 May 2014

Chris Burn (trumpets) / Matt Hutchinson (piano) duo
Jim Dvorak (trumpet) / Harrison Smith (saxophone) duo
SQ – Paul Pignon (single reeds and electronics) / Thomas Bjelkeborn (electronics) duo
Phil Minton (voice) / John Russell (guitar) duo

Mar 17, 2014

Sunday 20 April 2014

Owing to technical problems we have no video or audio recordings of this concert. So in the words of Eric Dolphy, “When you hear music, after it’s over, it’s gone in the air. You can never capture it again.”

Neil Metcalfe (flute) / Daniel Thompson (guitar) duo
Viv Corringham (voice) / Lawrence Casserley (electronics) duo
Caroline Kraabel (saxophone) / John Edwards (bass) / Cleveland Watkiss (voice) trio

Feb 17, 2014

Sunday 16 March 2014

Utter Chaos – Andrea Caputo (guitar) / Massimo Semprini (sax) duo
Stephen Grew (piano) solo
Nick Malcolm (trumpet) / Hannah Marshall (cello) / Lauren Kinsella (voice) trio
John Russell (guitar) / Kay Grant (voice) duo

Jan 21, 2014

Sunday 16 February 2014

Trio Rewind – Noel Taylor (bass /soprano clarinets), Tom Wheatley (bass), John Garcia (tiplé) with guest Tommaso Vespo (piano)
Wire Assembly – Ian Simpson (electric guitar), John Jasnoch (electric guitar),Neil Carver (electric guitar) trio
Alice Eldridge (cello), Satoko Fukuda (violin), John Russell (guitar) trio

Dec 16, 2013

Sunday 19 January 2014

Nicola Guazzaloca (piano) / Hannah Marshall (cello) duo
Dave Tucker (guitar) solo
Urs Leimgruber (sax) / John Russell (guitar) duo

Nov 19, 2013

Sunday 15 December 2013

Xmas 2013 including Ross Lambert, Steve Beresford, Kay Grant, Charlie Collins, Andrea Caputo, Beatrix Ward-Fernandez, Rachel Musson, Daniel Thompson, Richard Sanderson, Benedict Taylor, Dave Tucker, Maggie Nicols, Matt Hutchinson, Emmanuel Lorien, Satoko Fukuda, Daniel James Ross, Harry Gilonis, Julie Kjaer, Anthony Donovan, Portia Winters, Rick Jensen, Viv Corringham, Matt Chilton, Raymond MacDonald, Matt Scott. Paul Morris, Eun-Jung Kim, Seth Bennet, John Garcia Rueda, Paul Jolly, Alice Eldridge, Jez Parfett, Henry Lowther, Noel Taylor, Olie Brice, Hannah Marshall, Noura Sanatian, Mandy Drummond, Jim Dvorak, Adrian Northover, Paul Shearsmith, Alan Wilkinson, Ricardo Tejero and John Russell.

Oct 21, 2013

Sunday 17 November 2013

The Quaqua project
Steve Beresford (piano)/Alison Blunt (violin)/Adam Bohman (electronics)/Chris Burn (trumpets)/Alice Eldridge (cello)/Kay Grant (voice)/Ketil Gutvik (guitar)/Adam Linson (bass)/Martin Mayes (french horn)/Gianni Mimmo (sax)/Rachel Musson (sax)/John Russell (guitar)/Hideaki Shimada (violin)/Stale Liavik Solberg (percussion)

Sep 16, 2013

Sunday 20 October 2013

Kay Grant (voice), Daniel Thompson (guitar), Benedict Taylor (viola), Alex Ward (clarinet)
Yoko Miura (piano), Charlie Collins (percussion)
FURT Richard Barrett and Paul Obermayer (electronics) plus guest John Russell (electric guitar)

Aug 22, 2013

Sunday 15 September 2013

Stefan Keune (saxophone) / Dominic Lash (bass) / Steve Noble (drums) trio
Shih Yang Lee solo piano
Satoko Fukuda (violin) / Henry Lowther (trumpet) / John Russell (guitar) trio

Aug 19, 2013

Tuesday 20 August 2013

Fete Quaqua 2013 Day Three

ALISON BLUNT (violin) CHRIS BURN ( piano, electronics, trumpets) LAWRENCE CASSERLEY ( electronics, sound processing ) ALICE ELDRIDGE (cello) LUC HOUTKAMP (saxophone / electronics) AUDREY LAURO (saxophone) ADAM LINSON (bass / electronics) RACHEL MUSSON (saxophone) JOHN RUSSELL ( guitar ) PAUL G SMYTH (piano) STALE LIAVIK SOLBERG (drums/percussion) UTE WASSERMANN  ( voice )


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It's that time of year once more with the annual three days of Fete Quaqua in the second half of August. Great musicians playing in shifting combinations making a new programme each night. A regular and always inspiring addition to the improvising calendar and well worth a visit.

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