Mopomoso Live Concert Series

Run entirely by volunteers, Mopomoso plays host to the UK’s longest running concert series dedicated to free improvisation. Our next concerts are listed below. Do come and check the music out. Ideally free improvisation is a music to be enjoyed live. If you can’t make it there are plenty of videos from previous performances in our Past Concerts section. Just click on a date to bring them up. Have fun and thanks for dropping by.

Sunday 21 October 2018

Sunday October 21st Doors 2.00 pm
Admission £8 / £6 concessions
The Vortex, 11 Gillett Square, London N16 8AZ
tel: 020 7254 4097

Welcoming in the Winter season with a stunning international line up of four sets, featuring some of the finest music from the world of free improvisation from around the world.

Alex Maguire (piano) / Simon Picard (sax) duo

A deeply rooted sense of harmony and melody are tightly locked into the improvisations from this respected and much loved duo. Delighted to have them on a return visit to Mopomoso.

Yoko Miura (piano) / Stefan Keune (sax) / Mia Zabelka (violin) trio

We play host to a first time meeting for this international trio coming here from Germany, Japan and Austria.The music promises to move between the delicate use of space and a dense, visceral expressionism

Axel Dörner (trumpet) / Sture Erikson (sax) / John Edwrads (bass) / Raymond Strid (drums) quartet

“Should be recognized without qualifictions as an identifying archetype of top- flight improvisation”, “A true Northern European super group” – Ken Waxman, Jazz Weekly on The Electrics Jazz, free jazz, improv and contemporary music in a melting pot, a highly original musical profile created by four internationally acknowledged improvisers regular bassist Joe Williamson is replaced for this gig only by John Edwards.

Isadora Edwards (cello) / John Russell (guitar) duo

Fiery and spirited cellist arrives from Chile to play with renowned guitarist Russell. We gratefully acknowledge help and support from the Chilean Ministry of Culture for this concert.

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