Free Range-An evening of 2 unique & contrasting duos
- Garage Coffee @ Fruitworks, 1-2 Jewry Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2NR
Free Range presents an evening of two unique and contrasting improvising duos.
Paul Cheneour (flutes) and Ansuman Biswas (percussion) ‘whereness’ have been playing together in various contexts since 1996. Over the years they have followed their own individual journeys, weaving together contemplative practices and inspirational music and gaining prestigious acclaim. Throughout these journeys, they have both maintained a devotion to the live moment, a responsiveness to place and time through improvisation. They offer a sound as soothing as it is provocative, a sound as resonant in the yoga studio as it is in the jazz club or the concert hall, a sound which arises spontaneously in the present moment and is co-created by its audience.
Philipp Wachsmann (violin) and David Leahy (double bass) have recently a duo album called Translated Space on the FMR label. Described by The Vortex as ‘one of the finest violinists working in improvised music today’, Philipp was born in Uganda and comes from a contemporary classical background, studying with Nadia Boulanger, Henri Possuer and Pierre Boulez in the late 1960’s. He has since become one of the most established violinists in the world of free improvisation, playing regularly with Evan Parker, Derek Bailey, Tony Marsh and many more. The double bassist and dancer David Leahy plays with an expressive abandon and a sensitivity to space and gesture that creates a unique tension between highly reactive, modernist sonic detail and a playful, almost clown-like, grace.