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Adventures In Sound at the 2012 London Jazz Festival

Jez Nelson presents highlights from Adventures in Sound, an afternoon of free improvisation at the 2012 London Jazz Festival. Including Golden Age of Steam and Peter Brotzmann.

Jez Nelson presents highlights from Adventures In Sound, an afternoon of improvisation curated by Jazz on 3 at the London Jazz Festival. The event features short sets from established acts and also mixes them up into one-off collaborations. This year's line-up includes a legend of the free-improvisation scene - no-holds-barred German saxophonist Peter Brötzmann, appearing with several members of his Tentet. Also on stage are Golden Age of Steam, one of the UK's most innovative bands of recent years, exploring spacey textures and intricately constructed grooves. There will be a strong French presence too: pianist Eve Risser brings a variety of home-made devices and piano preparations to the party, while the vibes-led MeTal-O-PHoNe combine gamelan-inspired textures with hard-edged electronics.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johannes Bauer & Per Åke Holmlander duo

    • Untitled

      Line-up: Johannes Bauer (trombone), Per Åke Holmlander (tuba)

    • Johannes Bauer & Per Åke Holmlander

      Brass Brith Brisle

      Composer: Johannes Bauer & Per Åke Holmlander

  • The Golden Age of Steam, recorded at Cafe Oto, London on 10 November 2012

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      Line-up: James Allsopp (saxophones), Alex Bonney (trumpet / laptop), Kit Downes (keyboards), Ruth Goller (electric bass), Tim Gilles (drums)

    • The Golden Age of Steam

      Animal Slices

      Composer: James Allsopp

    • The Golden Age of Steam

      Aglow

      Composer: James Allsopp

  • James Allsopp and Paal Nilssen-Love, recorded at Cafe Oto, London on 10 November 2012

    • Untitled

      Line-up: James Allsopp (tenor saxophone), Paal Nilssen-Love (drums)

    • James Allsopp / Paal Nilssen-Love

      Untitled Improvisation

      Composer: This music is completely improvised.

  • Eve Risser, recorded at Cafe Oto, London on 10 November 2012

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      Line-up: Eve Risser (piano)

    • Ève Risser

      Improvisation No. 1

      Composer: Eve Risser

  • Johannes Bauer, Ruth Goller, Elie Duris and Alex Bonney, recorded at Cafe Oto, London on 10 November 2012

    • Untitled

      Line-up: Johannes Bauer (tromboe), Ruth Goller (electric bass), Elie Duris (drums), Alex Bonney (laptop)

    • Johannes Bauer / Ruth Goller / Elie Duris / Alex Bonney

      Untitled Improvisation

      Composer: This music is completely improvised.

  • Peter Brötzmann, Tim Giles and Benjamin Flament, recorded at Cafe Oto, London on 10 November 2012

    • Untitled

      Line-up: Peter Brötzmann (saxophone), Tim Giles (drums), Benjamin Flament (vibraphone)

    • Peter Brötzmann / Tim Gilles / Benjamin Flament

      Untitled Improvisation

      Composer: This music is completely improvised.

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