The first in a KMAT invitation series of concerts with artists brought together by Keisuke Matsui
Door 7:30 | music 8pm | entry £5 (or donation)
Kazumi Taguchi : Plays Sanshin (three string instrument from Okinawa, Japan), Sanba (percussive instrument from Okinawa)
One of the founding members of Frank Chickens, based in London, studied : Noh theatre singing, instruments and dance, Korean Drumming, Okinawan classic and folk music, Chinise Qin.
Shzr Ee Tan : A senior lecturor in Ethnomusicology at Royal Holloway, University of London, has conducted extensive research in Taiwanese aboliginist music, published scholary books. Plays many instruments from all over the world. Major
Bing Selfish plays solo.
‘A titan of London’s songwriting underground’ ‘An intuitively sharp lyricist with few peers’ – The Wire
‘Essential for anyone who thinks that pop, politics and humour can’t occupy the same mental and aesthetic space’
– Ed Baxter CEO Resonance FM
‘Bing is a phenomenon in the galaxy of songsters today’ – Chris Cutler
Keisuke Matsui and Graham MacKeachan are two thirds of improvisation and research group KMAT. Together and separately they have performed music and non-music is a wide variety of contexts, both on and off record, over the last three decades. Today they will play electric instruments with amplified objects, random and selected.