Jo De Hulsters (double bass)
Emily Shapiro (bass clarinet)
Doors 7pm | music 8pm | entry £5
Jo De Hulsters is a Belgian double bassist, alto saxophonist and improviser currently based in Hamburg. Being self taught he sees no restrictions or boundaries in approaching the instrument and is always looking for new sounds, new ways of playing and pushing things further and harder, softer and louder.
Jo collaborates with the likes of Francisca Markus (GER), Teru Koike (JAP), Edward Jason Gibbs (USA), Emily Suzanne Shapiro (CAN), Elisa Nessler (GER), Lonely Impulse Collective (UK)
Emily Shapiro is a bass clarinet and clarinet player dedicated to exploring and creating new music. Originally from Canada, Emily pursued her studies across the country, at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver Academy of Music, Concordia University and the Domaine Forget academy. She has had many incredible teachers, most notably Lori Freedman in Montreal.
Emily has a special love for the sound and scope of bass instruments and constantly pushes the limits of what she can do on bass clarinet. Alongside performing contemporary music on bass clarinet, Emily is involved in composing and improvising, and she has been an active performer of Balinese gamelan for 10 years and has also explored jazz and electroacoustics.