4th February- Chris Dowding (solo) at The Garage, Norwich
5th February – Sylvia & I, Eastbeat, East London.
16th February – Chris Dowding (solo) at Eastbeat, East London, more info soon.
23rd February – Rude 2.0 at More Music in Morecambe, plus David Ross (solo electronics) support.
3rd March – Chris Dowding (solo) at Platform 12, Norwich
9th March – hymn/Taupe double-bill at Carberry’s, Norwich
10th March – First ever ‘Plankestra Presents…’, with Dave Pullin (solo double bass) support. Details TBC
17th March – Sylvia & I at Mopomoso at The Vortex Jazz Club
ClerkenwellARTSlab Spring residency
25th February – Sylvia & I (part of a UK tour launching our live download album, ‘Spooner Row’, recorded in Spooner Row Church, South Norfolk)
25th March – some things (‘arresting trumpet duo’ with Ben Higham, part of a UK tour promoting our debut full length album, ‘Positive Feedback’)
22nd April – ALATI (possible launch of an e.p. of songs from poems by Colin Simms about the hen harrier bird)
some things UK tour
25th March – ClerkenwellARTSlab
28th March – Shane’s non-guitar night, at Cactus Cafe, Norwich
more dates TBC…
19th-21st April – Natural Causes gigs in Norfolk (hopefully)
28th April – Second ever ‘Plankestra Presents…’, with David Ross (solo electronics) support, plus a improvised trio of Plank members pulled from a hat… Come along..! More details TBC.
30th June – ALATI – Spooner Row Church – Alice Oswald songs, plus a few hen harrier songs, plus David Ross (solo electronics)
Past gigs (from 2018 – previous gigs in link above)
4th January – The Brass Monkeys at the Rose Tavern, Norwich
22nd January – some things set at ClerkenwellARTSlab, London – new folk song suite…
22nd March – hymn at The Garage, Norwich. Tickets available through us…
31st March – Short solo set, TBA
Natural Causes album launch tour TBA –
6th April – South-west…
7th April – North…
23rd April – ALATI set at ClerkenwellARTSlab, London – new songs from Alice Oswald poems… Brigitte Beraha (vocals), CD (trumpet & flugel), Dave O’ Brien (keys)
May 4th – With Joey Herzfeld, at Jurnets, Norwich. A new ‘all-star’ line-up…
May 5th – St. Paul’s Sessions – CD (solo), The Happy Couple, hymn (CD, David Ross & Sylvia Hallett – improvised collaboration…)
23rd May – ‘Taster’ night for Camouflage – a new ‘out’ jazz night for Norwich. The Hard Edges of Metal trio, plus London-based (Norwich-born) saxophonist George Crowley’s trio. York Tavern, Norwich, 8pm, £8
24th May – Joey Herzfeld Trio, Last Pub Standing, Norwich
25th May – Performing as part of ‘Timepiece’ at the Norfolk and Norwich Festival, with The Voice Project.
I’m performing at 1pm (solo, with looper), and at 9pm (with The Voice Project choir and various combinations). There are different performances of different combinations and numbers of singers on each hour from 12 noon to 12 midnight. More information here.
26th May – Solo set in Brighton, more information here:
16th June – Performance with London-based dancer Mirei Yazawa, in London. More info soon…
24th June – Summer Pizzazz at Spooner Row Church, as part of Wymondham Music Festival, supported by Norfolk County Council’s Arts Project Fund. Album launch for Sylvia & I for our new cassette and download release, ‘the holding breath’. Come along..!
5th July – The Brass Monkeys (with exciting new line-up..!), Head Out Not Home, Norwich. Venue TBA.
19th July – Performance as part of Durham Brass Festival – commission for trumpet piece with looper app on mobile phone.
23rd July – Diego Brown and the Good Fairy album launch, Betsey Trotwood pub, London, 8pm
28th July – Duo with saxophonist Tom Ward at Bråk, at waterintobeer, Brockley, London
3rd August – Performing with Plankestra, supporting Corsano/Flower duo, at The Portland Arms, Cambridge.
28-30th September – Natural Causes in the south-west – launching our birdsongs double A-side single.
7th October – Sylvia, Colleen & I at The Vortex – extension of the Sylvia & I duo. The first edition of a new night called ‘une, deux, trois’ – presented by the ‘arresting trumpet duo’ some things, exploring solos, duos and trios…
19th October – Screening of my Open Worlds film at Aylsham Picturehouse in North Norfolk. Open Worlds is a community project around field recording and electronics.
20th October – Sylvia & I at Hundred Years Gallery
Hard Edges mini-tour
Mini-tour by the improvising all-brass trio Hard Edges, supported by Charlotte Keeffe (solo trumpet)
21st October – Hundred Years Gallery, London, 4pm, £5
22nd October – The Birdcage, Norwich, 8pm, £5
27th October – NNSAC in-house quartet, WW1 commemorative performance at Octagon Chapel, Norwich for BBC Radio Norfolk
30th October – Camouflage at The Fat Percy, Norwich – Arthur/Monk Inc. double-bill – Third Camouflage taster..!
8th November – some things trumpet duo – featured slot at The Noise Upstairs, Manchester
19th November – ALATI at ClerkenwellARTSlab – second set of songs from poems by Alice Oswald. Brigitte Beraha (vocals), CD (trumpet & flugel), Dave O’ Brien (keys). Special London Jazz Festival edition of ClerkenwellARTSlab that I’ve guest-curated…
29th November – some things at Shane’s non-guitar night, Cactus Cafe, Norwich
30th November – YARMONICS event at Lower Green – films, installations, and a solo saxophone and electronics set by Dee Byrne.
15th December – Concert by Norfolk West Gallery Quire, South Norfolk
28th December – Joey Herzfeld Trio, Norwich