At the start of August we had the Beats & Pieces Big Band in the studio for a couple of days to record for an exciting upcoming release on Efpi Records. I’ve put up some pictures from the recording session, taken by Sam Healey, on the Beats & Pieces website – click on the photos link at the right hand side. Check back soon for more details about release dates etc!
Posted: August 29th, 2009 | Author: Ben | Filed under: Beats & Pieces, General news | No Comments »
Free improv trio featuring Ben Cottrell on saxophone, Anton Hunter on guitar and Josh Kopecek on laptop, supporting Peter Broderick at Manchester Academy 3. Click here for more info.
Posted: August 23rd, 2009 | Author: Ben | Filed under: Listings | No Comments »
What a night, the bands played some great music to a fantastically high standard and a drunken night was had by all! BRAVO!
Here’s some audio and photos to keep as a memento….
The Moss Project – Pneuma
The Laurence McNaughton Quintet – Leon Gray Has His Day
Southbound – Pendalino
Southbound – Morning in a City
Posted: August 8th, 2009 | Author: Sam | Filed under: Live Recordings | No Comments »
We had a great time playing at the jazz fest earlier in the week, thanks to everyone who came down and a big thanks to everyone who snapped up the CDs we had down there. Sorry we didn’t have more……
Here’s a recording of the gig if you missed it/want to listen again.
Sam Andreae – Sax
Anton Hunter – Guitar
Finlay Panter – Drums
Rodrigo Constanzo – Bass
HAQ @ MJF 31/07/09
Posted: August 2nd, 2009 | Author: Sam | Filed under: Live Recordings | No Comments »
Walking, Walking, Falling
Why, Why, Em?
New regular night run by “Metro Jazz” – a collective of Liverpool musicians, and getting a good buzz going already. It’ll be our first outing outside of Manchester, so we’re going to play extra-specially well for it.
Posted: July 28th, 2009 | Author: Anton | Filed under: Listings | No Comments »
This month’s free-improv jam comes with special guests from Sheffield ‘The Navigators’ aka Charlie Collins (drums), John Jasnoch (guitar) and Beatrix Ward-Fernadez (violin/theremin). And of course all the usual name-in-hat stuff.
Free to get in, bring instruments/voices/laptops/toys…
Posted: July 27th, 2009 | Author: Anton | Filed under: Listings | No Comments »