Music : Not Applicable: Rudi Fischerlehner, Alex Bonney & Will Glaser, Ted Milton. Friday 22 September 19:30

Rudi Fischerlehner – solo drums
Alex Bonney – trumpet / Will Glaser – percussion
Ted Milton – spoken word

Doors 7.30 | Music 8pm | £8 cash on the door

A night of fastidious chaos, unabridged idiosyncrasy and carefree polyglottism that will be writ into lore as sure as Tom Rakewell is Adonis.

Rudi Fischerlehner plays drums in various different musical projects that fall between improvised and experimental music, jazz and post-rock. He also composes and produces music for bands, film and performances.

Born in 1977 in Austria he was introduced to the drums in his childhood and started playing in bands as a teenager around Linz. Following a brief period studying classical percussion he moved to Vienna, travelled to Africa and China, spent a few month in New York and now resides in Berlin.

“Fischerlehner leaves no issue unattended as far as drumming is concerned, either underlining what his comrades do with conscious respectfulness or exploding into destructive bubbles of counter-rhythms and thump-and-bang punkiness when the going gets tough.”
Massimo Ricci, Touching Extremes

Alex Bonney is a trumpeter, electronic musician, recording / mix engineer and producer based in London. He was born in Reading in 1978 and grew up in the flight path of Concorde, instilling a deep attachment to subsonic frequencies.

He leads the Alex Bonney Quartet, is a member of Splice, Leverton Fox, BABs, Golden Age of Steam, Brass Mask, plays in a duo with bassist Dave Kane, performs solo with electronics and in a variety of other improvising ensembles.

Will Glaser : Drawing eclectically on the Jazz tradition, Improvised music, Rock, Noise, Folk, Blues, Experimental and Electronic music – Will leads his own projects and is a highly in demand drummer on the British Jazz and Experimental music scenes.

He is a member of avant-rock bands Snack Family & World Sanguine Report and has performed with a wide range of artists including; James Allsopp, Andrew Plummer, Sly and the Family Drone, Ruth Goller, Alex Bonney, Stef Kett, Tom Challenger, Olie Brice, George Crowley, Dave De Rose, Liam Noble, Soweto Kinch, Dame Cleo Laine, Stan Sulzmann, Kit Downes, Ben Van Gelder, Nikki Iles, Iain Ballamy, Dinosaur, Alex Garnett, Josephine Davies, Yazz Ahmed, Henry Lowther, Babelfish, Rick Simpson, Sam Eastmond & Riley Stone-Lonergan.

Ted Milton is an English poet and musician, best known for leading Blurt, an experimental art rock group.

In Eric Clapton’s autobiography he describes hanging out with Ted at Milton’s girlfriend Clarissa’s apartment often in the summer of 1965. “Ted was the most extraordinary man. A poet and a visionary … he was the first person I ever saw physically interpreting music … to enact it with his entire being, dancing and employing facial expressions to interpret what he was hearing. Watching him, I understood for the first time how you could really live music, how you could listen to it and completely make it come alive, so that it was part of your life. It was a real awakening.”

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