Italian master drummer Marcello Magliocchi, sax player Adrian Northover (UK), guitartist Andrea Massaria (Italy) & double bass player Gus Garside (UK) perform improvised duos, trios & quartet.
Active since the early 70s and considered among the founders in Italy of modern drumming, Marcello is inspired by the new, alongside current compositional and performance practices of drums in jazz and contemporary music. He has played and recorded in many and varied musical universes to address and explore different languages such as jazz, instant composition, live music for silent films, in different aspects of the representation of contemporary sound art and also interacted with the world of dance, theatre, electronic music and video supports.
His work focuses on timbric and rhythmic research in the experience of contemporary drumming.
Adrian plays soprano, sopranino and alto saxophones, and is based in London. He can currently be heard playing on the London club scene with a wide range of musicians, including the London Improvisers Orchestra, as well as solo saxophone performances.
Adrian also works with film/sound and runs 'Ensemble Kino', a pool of musicians providing live music to film, as well as the yearly Triptik film night events, involving a stellar cast of improvisers.
Andrea Massaria is an Italian guitar player and composer based in Trieste, Italy. After having performed exstensively as a classical guitarist, since 1990 he has dedicated himself to jazz, contemporary music, experimentation and especially creative improvisation. He works in the field of improvised music, drawing from a wide range of influences.
His work spans from free jazz to textural soundwork, from noise to contemporary classical music, exploring the sound of his instrument and without experiment.
Gus Garside has worked in a variety of musical settings - jazz, contemporary music, rock, cabaret, dance, theatre and, most importantly, improvised music.
He performs in a number of regular groups and one-off projects, these days concentrating on improvised music, free jazz and contemporary compositions. As well as occasionally performing solo, he often use electronics and occasionally voice.
He is part of the Brighton Safehouse collective, a collective of local improvising performers.
8pm - 11pm