26 November 2023
Trio CZW Formed in 2019, Trio CZW brings together the rich backgrounds of its musicians. Trio CZW are Maureen Wolloshin (oboe and cor anglais), Paul Cheneour (flutes), and Alistair Zaldua (e-violin). The work of all three soloists is critically acclaimed. This is a rare opportunity to hear them together. Our improvisations are informed by scores written by each of us. Our album Where the Wind Takes Us was released by Pan y Rosas Discos in 2021.
22 October 2023
Jackson Burton (voice) & Ash Reid (clarinet, voice etc) Ash and Jackson have been collaborating together for over 10 years, working with scores, text pieces and action based performances that address class and gender in relation to where they grew up. Recent performances have included Cafe OTO, The Fruit Market and Hundred Years Gallery. Ash Reid is a performer and sometime writer, avid texter, current bar tender and former thought owner.
24 September 2023
Alan Tomlinson (trombone) & Steve Beresford (piano) Viv Corringham (voice) & Lawrence Casserley (processing) with Yoko Miura (piano/melodica) mcddavid (guitar and things) & Yoko Miura (piano/melodica) Un coup d’Ariel by mToo (Mopomoso Tv Organisers Orchestra) comprising: mcddavid Tim Fletcher Viv Corringham Pascal Marzan James Wykeham
23 September 2023
An innovative pop-up art show is coming to Luton on the day of the Autumnal equinox - set against the historical interiors of St. Mary’s church in Luton town centre. Featuring acoustic performances by acclaimed British and international free improvisers, many of whom members of the longest running improvised event Mopomoso, established by the late John Russell, as well as several Luton’s improvisers. The free spirited, musical performances using a variety of classical, improvised and electronic instruments will be accompanied by a display of ceramic and photographic work by Luton and Hertfordshire artists: Faye Munroe, Claire Davies and Anna Fairchild and interwoven by screenings of short films and animations by film-makers both local and international.
27 August 2023
Mark Browne (saxophone, objects etc) Adam Bohman (amplified objects etc) Noisy Women Julian Woods (microtonal guitar etc) Maggie Nicols (voice) Marion Treby (piano, voice) Joanne Morrison (voice, movement, objects) Faradena Afifi (voice, movement, strings) Riley Mackenzie (Electronics)
23 July 2023
Sarah Gail Brand (trombone) & Alex MaGuire (piano) Julian Woods (guitar) & George Garford (saxophone) & John Bisset (lapsteel) Acoustic Survey: Paul Jolly (reeds etc) Simon McCorry (cello, electronics) Jakub Rokita (harmonica, electronics)
25 June 2023
Emil Karlsen (drums) & Dom Lash (guitar) Sue Ferrar (solo violin) Phil Minton (voice) & Roger Turner (percussion)
28 May 2023
Phil Durrant (mandolin), Cath Roberts (sax) & Andrew Lisle (drums) Charlotte Keeffe (trumpet) & Daniel Thompson (guitar) Martin Hackett (synthesisers)
23 April 2023
Benedict Taylor (viola) & Yves Charuest (saxophone) (Canada) George Haslam (reeds) & Marcio Mattos (bass/cello) Viv Corringham solo (voice and electronics) (New York/London) Daniel Cano (trumpet) (Spain) & Andrea Di Biase (bass) (Italy) & Dave Storey (drums)
26 March 2023
Alistair Zaldua (violin) & Lauren Redhead (piano, spoken word) Paulina Owczarek (saxophones) – supported by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute (culture.pl) & Witold Oleszak (prepared piano, objects) John Bissett (lapsteel), Jem Finer (hurdy gurdy), Hywell Jones (euphonium) & Luigi Marino (percussion)
26 February 2023
Gina Southgate & Charles Hayward (percussion) Aurelie Freoua & Terry Day Gwendolyn Kassenaar, Meg Morley (piano) & Hannah Marshall (cello)
22 January 2023
Paul Jolly (sax/clarinets), Mike Adcock (accordion/bits&pieces) & Sylvia Hallett (violin/saw etc) John Butcher (sax) & Pascal Marzan (guitar) MC3 – Matt Clark (guitar), James Edmunds (drums) & Charlotte Keeffe (trumpet & flugelhorn)