Hannah Marshall & Otto Willburg / Alex Ward solo. Sunday 18th December 3:30-6:30pm

flyThe final Hundred Years improvised music concert of 2016 features :

Hannah Marshall (‘cello) & Otto Willberg (double bass)/
Alex Ward (solo electric guitar)

Otto Willburg
Manchester based bass player Otto Willburg is an improvising musician and composer, a highly active figure, he has recorded and gigged internationally with Desmadrados de Soldados de Ventura, David Birchall and Jooklo Duo among others. His obsessive, and slightly unhinged tape Got Gills? was issued in July on Slip, and is his first release with the imprint. https://ottowillberg.bandcamp.com/

Hannah Marshall
Improvising cellist Hannah Marshall is a force on the UK scene. She regularly collaborates with Veryan Weston, Alison Blunt, Terry Day, Alex Ward, Rachel Musson and Dominic Lash, and has also played with Evan Parker, Luc Ex and Fred Frith.
“Ask your ears :] Exploring sonic territories and visiting musical antipodes, demonstrating an esoteric approach to instrumentation that is truly unique”- DreamCraeft recommendation

Alex Ward
Alex ward is an improvising musician whose works and music is heard in multiple groups and collaborations in the UK and Internationally. And include collaborations with Thurston Moore, Steve Noble, John Edwards, Pat Thomas, Alan Wilkinson, Jem Doulton, and Joelle Leandre. His Primary Instruments are Clarinet and guitar and he has also performed on alto sax, piano/keyboards, bass guitar, and as a vocalist.

“offer the sort of all-encompassing open-minded avant-blasting that is often required to keep yourself sane” – Dalston Sound

“…guitarist Alex Ward [is] a compulsively creative polymath of indiscriminately omnivorous appetite … a reliably unpredictable axe-hero for collaborators of all backgrounds.” Stewart Lee, The Sunday Times Review

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