Piano x 3 (for melancholy times)

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3 solo piano pieces…all from vinyl in various dodgy conditions.

  1. Francis Poulenc playing Erik Satie. Sarabande no. 2 (1887). Recorded in 1950.
  2. Art Tatum – Stormy Weather (Koehler & Arlen). Recorded New York, 29th November 1937.
  3. Paul Bley – Ojos de Gato (Carla Bley). Recorded Oslo, Norway, Bendixen Studios, August 8th or 9th 1974.                                                                                                                        

Guillaume Viltard – six duets

At Cafe Oto Project Space. 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 May 2016. Guillaume Viltard (double bass) with Angharad Davies (violin), Daniel Thompson (guitar), Hannah Marshall (cello), Ute Kanngeisser (cello), Ross Lambert (guitar) and Alison Blunt (violin).

At Cafe Oto 23. ii. 16 (remix)

The last time I posted this was ‘live’ from Oto, photographed by candlelight on my phone. So here is another version and some other drawings from the second half. Plus a late addition of a drawing of Peter Brötzmann from his gig at Oto with Heather Leigh.

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Evan Parker and Seymour Wright

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Sebastian Lexer at the piano

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Steve Noble (the ghost of Sebastian Lexer manifesting itself in the background)

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Lexer and Noble

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Peter Brötzmann