LUME is back at Hundred Years Gallery with an evening of improvised music: a duo set from Cath Roberts & Sam Andreae, a solo set from Graham Dunning and a trio set with Deemer + 1 (Dee Byrne, Merijn Royaards & Johnny Hunter).
Doors 7:30 | music 8pm | £5 entry
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. cathrobots.co.uk
Sam Andreae is an artist working in the area of free improvisation. “Andreae delves into an impressive vocabulary of skilfully controlled overtones, rapid keypad flutters and fragile harmonics, glistening like filaments held up to the light.” Daniel Spicer, The Wire (2015) samandreae.com
Graham Dunning‘s work explores sound as texture, timbre and something tactile, drawing on bedroom production, tinkering and recycling found objects. He also makes visual work, video and installations relating to these themes. grahamdunning.com
Deemer + 1
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. deebyrnemusic.com
Merijn Royaards is a sound artist guided by convoluted movements through music, art and architecture. The interaction between space and sound in cities with a history/present of conflict has been a recurring theme in his multi-media work. merijnroyaards.com
Johnny Hunter is a northern UK-based drummer and composer who comes from a background of both the avant-garde and more mainstream jazz. Johnny leads a number of his own projects from quartet to large ensemble, all of which showcase his fast-developing compositional practice.
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.
lumemusic.co.uk | luminouslabel.co.uk