Anna Homler (voice, toys, objects)
Sue Lynch ( tenor saxophone, clarinet)
Richard Sanderson (amplified melodeon)
Steve Beresford (electronics, objects)
Adrian Northover (saxophones)
Doors 7:30 | music 8pm | £5 entry
Anna Homler is a vocal, visual and performance artist based in Los Angeles. She creates perceptual interventions by using language as music and objects as instruments. Since 1982 she has collaborated in America with composer/musicians Steve Moshier, David Moss, Ethan James, Steve Roden, and Steve Peters; and in Europe, with the Voices of Kwahn, Steve Beresford, Peter Kowald, Frank Schulte, Richard Sanderson, Geert Waegeman, and Sylvia Hallett, Tasos Stamou. HOMLER has performed at well-known venues throughout the United States and Europe, including appearances at P.S. 122, the Kitchen, Dixon Place, and The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church in New York, Los Angeles. She has participated in such international festivals as Sonic Disturbance at the Cleveland Public , Milanopoesia in Milan; Voices Festival in Innsbruck, Austria; Spoken Word Festival in Brussels, Belgium; Dissidentent Festival in Rotterdam, the Festival International des Musiques Actuelle in Nancy, Musik Triennale Köln, Köln, Germany; and the LMC Festival, the Purcell Room, South Bank, London.
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. Steve has worked with Christian Marclay on numerous Marclay mixed media pieces. He has also worked with The Slits, 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 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.
Sue Lynch has performed with Adam Bohman, Eddie Prevost, Hutch Demouilpied, Richard Sanderson, Steve Noble, Crystabel Riley, Nuria Andorra, Caroline Kraabel and Sharon Gal. In 2012 she set up and now co-runs The Horse Improvised Music Club, in London, with Adam Bohman. She currently performs with Psychedelic Afro Beat Sudanese band ‘The Scorpios’.
In 2016 she formed, ‘Paradise Yard’, an electro acoustic ensemble, featuring women improvisers, performing at Iklectik, Cafe Oto and The ICA. In 2018, she performed at 3 Klange Tag Music &Word Festival, Switzerland with Hildegard Kleeb and at The Tusk Festival , Womad BBC Stage and Guess Who Festival with The Scorpios. Recently she performed solo saxophone at Pied Nu Festival Le Havre. New releases coming out on FMR label are ‘Dial’, a quartet featuring, Sue Lynch, Dawid Frydryk, John Edwards and Dave Fowler and a trio with guitarist Nathan Moore and drummer Crystabel Riley. www.suelynch.wordpress.co
Adrian Northover is based in London, and plays alto and soprano saxophone, and is also involved in sound production. He can currently be heard playing on the London club scene with a wide range of musicians, as well as doing solo saxophone performances. He has made recordings with B Shops for the Poor, The Remote Viewers, Sonicphonics (with Billy Bang), The London Improvisers Orchestra, Ensemble Trip-Tik, Anna Homler, John Edwards, The Custodians, and many other CD’s with Adam Bohman, Tasos Stamou, Daniel Thompson , The Runcible Quintet and many others. He has performed at many international festivals, including the Montreal Jazz Festival, Sound Symposium, Victoriaville, Leipzig Jazz Festival, Tallin Festival, Arkangel Jazz, Freedom Of The City, Bari Jazz. Recent releases include Xoo, with Daniel Thompson and Lukax Santana; ; The Sea Of Frogs with Marcello Magliocchi and Bruno Gussoni; The Visitors with Marcello Magliocchi, Phil Gibbs, Neil Metcalfe; Ag with Steve Noble & Daniel Thompson; Five and Four by the Runcible Quintet; MAM – with Marcio Mattos and Marilza Gouvea; Notes Lost In A Field – The Remote Viewers Trio; The Dinner Party with Vlad Miller and Pierpaolo Martino; Sezu with Marcello Magliocchi, Maresuke Okamoto and Phil Gibbs and Wintertide by Vlad Miller & Notes From Underground. Precarious Casino, The Custodians Of The Realm with Adam Bohman and Sue Lynch.
Richard Sanderson – amplified melodeon. Richard Sanderson is an improvising musician who plays the melodeon (diatonic button accordion), he has recorded with Browne/Thompson/Sanderson, Ticklish, Minnow, Solaris, the Horse Trio, in duos with Steve Beresford and Mark Spybey and three solo albums. Live he performs solo regularly as well as in collaborative improvisations. He runs the Linear Obsessional label and promotes live music under the same name. www.linearobsessional.org