Birchall / Brice / Marks Trio

David Birchall: guitar
Olie Brice: double bass
Phillip Marks: drums

David Birchall started playing the guitar in 1994 and has continued to ever since, gigging and touring extensively with a variety of groups in the UK, France, Holland, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Palestine and Denmark.

Olie Brice is a double bassist from London he has performed with Ingrid Laubrock, Javier Carmona, Veryan Weston, Evan Parker, Paul Dunmall, Louis Moholo-Moholo, Lol Coxhill, Pat Thomas, Steve Reid and Steve Swell, among many others. “Consistently inspired” – The Wire.

Phillip Marks has been performing and promoting improvised music in Manchester, the UK and Europe since the mid-80s. He is a founder member of Bark!, a member of the Grew Trio and has performed with Derek Bailey, Evan Parker, Alan Tomlinson, Mick Beck and many others. “Mark’s percussion work shapes and holds it together. His drumming drives the music along and gives it it its pulse- enough indeed for the publicity to describe it as ‘James Brown meets the spirit of Modernism!’ not a phrase often attributed to improvised music.” All About Jazz.


Peter Pick: sax and electronics
Richard Miles: guitar / strings
“A mixture of unpredictable improvisation and selected nuggets from all over the place which contrives to combine solidity with surprise.”


The Wildcard Quartet

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