Music : LUME – Webster/Macedo/Williams/Byrne/Roberts. Thursday 21st October 19:30

Colin Webster & John Macedo
Chris Williams & Dee Byrne
Cath Roberts solo

Two duo sets: Colin Webster (saxophone) with John Macedo (electronics), and the first meeting of Chris Williams and Dee Byrne (both saxophone and effects). Plus a solo set from Cath Roberts (electronics).

Artist biogs:

Dee Byrne
Dee Byrne is a London-based saxophonist, composer and improviser with an interest in pushing the boundaries of jazz. Dee collaborates with artists from the UK and Europe who occupy the area of contemporary jazz, avant-garde and free improvisation.

John Macedo
John Macedo has incorporated everything from acoustic instruments and environmental sound to analogue and computer synthesis into his work. His approach explores connections and relationships, revealing the hidden potential in sounds, environments and technologies – often in intimate, immersive and intuitive ways.

Cath Roberts
Cath Roberts’ work explores free improvisation, composition and the music at their meeting point. Her band Sloth Racket has toured widely and released several albums, and she collaborates with many other artists as an improviser, primarily on baritone saxophone.

Colin Webster
London based saxophonist Colin Webster is quickly establishing himself on the European avant garde scene. Collaborating with some of the key figures in improvised and experimental music, Webster is known for working from extreme sonic palettes  – from minimal to maximal, constantly pushing boundaries.

Chris Williams
Alto player Chris Williams is perhaps best known as a member of Mercury-nominated powerhouse Led Bib. An in-demand musician on the UK scene and beyond, he plays in many other groups including Madwort Saxophone Quartet, Metamorphic and Let Spin.


Since 2013 musicians Cath Roberts and Dee Byrne have worked together on projects under the banner of LUME, always with a focus on new original/improvised music. Activities so far have included concert series, festivals, residencies and tours, and we also release music through our offshoot label Luminous.|

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