Marcio Mattos, cello & Marilza Gouvea, voice & Adrian Northover, saxophones
Doors 7:30 | music 8pm | entry £5
Marcio Mattos (double bass, ‘cello) is a highly-solicited contributor to the international Improvised Music scene, having performed with Evan Parker, John Stevens, Roscoe Mitchell, Roswell Rudd and the Ballet Rambert Dance Company amongst many others. He was a long standing partner with the late Elton Dean and toured with the Bardo State Orchestra. His recent solo record SOL(os) is on Emanem. He is also a ceramic artist.
Adrian Northover is based in London, and plays alto and soprano saxophone, and is also involved in sound production. He can currently be heard playing on the London club scene with a wide range of musicians, as well as doing solo saxophone performances. He has made recordings with B Shops for the Poor, The Remote Viewers, Sonicphonics (with Billy Bang), The London Improvisers Orchestra, Ensemble Trip-Tik, Anna Homler, John Edwards, The Custodians, and many other CD’s with Adam Bohman, Tasos Stamou, Daniel Thompson , The Runcible Quintet and many others. He has performed at many international festivals, including the Montreal Jazz Festival, Sound Symposium, Victoriaville, Leipzig Jazz Festival, Tallin Festival, Arkangel Jazz, Freedom Of The City, Bari Jazz. Recent releases include Xoo, with Daniel Thompson and Lukax Santana; ; The Sea Of Frogs with Marcello Magliocchi and Bruno Gussoni; The Visitors with Marcello Magliocchi, Phil Gibbs, Neil Metcalfe; Ag with Steve Noble & Daniel Thompson; Five and Four by the Runcible Quintet; MAM – with Marcio Mattos and Marilza Gouvea; Notes Lost In A Field – The Remote Viewers Trio; The Dinner Party with Vlad Miller and Pierpaolo Martino; Sezu with Marcello Magliocchi, Maresuke Okamoto and Phil Gibbs and Wintertide by Vlad Miller & Notes From Underground. Precarious Casino, The Custodians Of The Realm with Adam Bohman and Sue Lynch.
Marilza Gouvêa comes from a musical family in Brazil, her father played classical guitar and her grandfather was a maestro and music teacher.
From an early age she got involved with music: bossa nova and Brazilian popular music. Becoming involved in improvised music after coming to Europe, she has worked with many exponents of its artists such as Adrian Northover, Jim Dvorak, Terry Day, Phil Minton and Marcio Mattos. She has participated in various improvised music festivals such as the Acéfalo in Valparaíso, Chile and in Malaga, invited by Javier Carmona, the Casa Invisible festival. In Rio de Janeiro at the Audio Rebel festival.
She has performed several times at “ Mopomoso club “ of the late friend John Russell Recently she has released two records in trio with Márcio Mattos and Adrian Northover : “MAM” and “ Cajula” (FMR) After graduating in Ceramics at Goldsmith College London, she set up a pottery and painting studio in London.
Christian Müller is clarinetist and electronic-musician with a strong love for experimental noise, transdisciplinary collaborations and being en route. He completed his classical studies at the Conservatory for Music & Theater in Berne and works since then as improvising electronic- musician, electro-acoustic bass-clarinetist and composer with a conceptual approach. His major and long term projects are the electronic duo Strøm with Gaudenz Badrutt, the experimental rock band Convulsif and the stories & sound duo Butterland with the writer Regina Dürig. He collaborates and has collaborated in diverse constellations with the musicians like Christian Kobi, Martin Schütz, Hans Koch, Tomas Korber, Bertrand Denzler, Jacques Demierre, Michael Thieke, Julian Sartorius,Camille Emaille, Jean-Philipp Gross, Jérôme Noettinger, Irena Tomasžin, Oren Ambarchi, Kurt Liedwart, Ilia Belorukov, dieb13, Yan Jun, Cristián Alvear,… His divers projects bring him to travel a lot, in the last couple years he played in nearly every European country, Iceland, China and Hong Kong, South America and the US.