Josef Klammer / Seppo Gruendler duo The Fantastique Quintette Soaoko Fukuda / John Russell duo

Klammer/Gruendler duo

Josef Klammer (drums, electronics)/Seppo Gründler (guitar to midi, electronics)
Klammer & Gruendler have been working on the implementation of their “New Improvised Electronic Music” for over 20 years, creating pieces like Razionalnik – first multilateral telematic midi concert, Im Trockenraum – Austria’s first earphones concert for 100 earphones, RGB – synchronizing two ensembles (Berlin/Graz) via TV pictures, numerous sound installations, music for theatre and radiophonic pieces. A rare chance to hear the groundbreaking duo in this their UK debut.

The Fantastique Quintette

Dave Tucker (guitar)/Dave Solomon (drums)/Sonia Paco Rocchia (bassoon)/Ricardo Tejero (reeds)/Pat Thomas (keyboards)
Ex Fall guitarist and London Improvisers Orchestra stalwart Dave Tucker’s five piece in a stunning new incarnation with some of the music’s finest players in a set which promises to be full of energy and explosive delights.

Fukuda/Russell duo

Satoko Fukuda (violin)/John Russell (guitar)
Satoko Fukuda is a remarkable musical talent who began playing the violin at the age of seven. Invited on a full scholarship to study at the Yehudi Menuhin School, where she led the Menuhin School orchestra, she is the recipient of many awards and accolades and has toured and broadcast extensively. A player of intense concentration and feeling with a love of improvising she is joined by regular playing partner John Russell and their set tonight will be recorded for future release. A not to be missed musical pairing!