Charlotte Keefe (trumpet), Tom Challenger (tenor saxophone), Olie Brice (double bass) and Adam Shade (percussion)
Doors 7:30 | music 8pm | £10 cash
Trumpeter/flugelhorn player Charlotte Keeffe plays regularly in the London Improvisers Orchestra and and has shared Concert bills/performed alongside the likes of John Edwards, Henry Lowther, Steve Noble, John Butcher, Steve Beresford and Mark Sanders. Charlotte performs as a Soloist and as part of her Trio, Space Painters, with Guitarists – Joe Smith Sands and Diego Sampieri.
She has a Duo with Trumpeter Kim Macari Stone-Lonergan and is part of Discus Music’s Martin Archer’s Hi-Res Art Quintet and Anthropology Ensemble. She has assisted Guitarist John Russell with establishing the Mopomoso Workshop Group/MoWo.
Born in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, Tom Challenger is a saxophonist, composer and educator. He collaborates regularly with Kit Downes; co-leads the trio ‘Uncanny Valley’ with Phil Donkin (Bass) and Oli Steidle; Fofoulah (with whom he recently produced their second LP); and an improvising Trio with Alex Hawkins and Mark Sanders. He has recently collaborated with Lauren Kinsella, Robert Stillman, P.A. Tremblay and Agile Experiments. His latest recordings include 4 albums of solo materials, in addition to other albums that explore group improvisation
Olie Brice is a double bassist, improviser and composer. He leads the Olie Brice Quintet, described by Richard Williams as “one of the most interesting and satisfying bands on the current UK scene”. The Olie Brice Quintet have released two albums, ‘Immune to Clockwork’ in 2014 and ‘Day After Day’ in 2017. He also leads an improvising trio, Somersaults, featuring Tobias Delius and Mark Sanders.
Brice is also in demand as a collaborator and band-member. He has appeared with musicians including Paul Dunmall, Evan Parker, Rachel Musson, Luis Vicente, Tony Malaby, Ingrid Laubrock, Alexander Hawkins, Ken Vandermark, among many others, and is a member of bands led by Dee Byrne, Alex Ward and Loz Speyer.
Adam Shade is an American multi-disciplinary artist of Armenian descent living in Chicago, whose practice spans the realms of music, painting, photography, and poetry. Shade can be heard performing regularly throughout Chicago at such venues as Constellation, Hungry Brain, Elastic Arts, and Experimental Sound Studio; performing alongside such muscians as Jason Stein, Damon Smith, Josh Berman, Steve Swell, John Dikeman, Jasper Stadhouers, Angel Bat Dawid, Matt Piet, James Falzone, and Mary Oliver.