Alex Ward & Sibyl Madrigal / Rough Work

NOTE: THIS EVENING WILL RUN EARLIER THAN USUAL – DOORS ARE AT 7.30PM, WILDCARD AT 8PM

Alex Ward & Sibyl Madrigal

Alex Ward is a composer, improviser, and performing musician, working primarily with clarinet and guitar. His involvement in freely improvised music dates back to 1986, when he met the guitarist Derek Bailey. He subsequently took part regularly in Bailey’s Company events, and has gone on to become a major figure in British improvised music.

“Alex Ward [is] a compulsively creative polymath of indiscriminately omnivorous appetite … a reliably unpredictable axe-hero for collaborators of all backgrounds.”
Stewart Lee, The Sunday Times Review

Sibyl Madrigal is an American poet and spoken word artist.  She is also the organiser of Boat-Ting – one of London’s longest running improvisation and experimental music nights.  Her rock band God’s Mama includes Alex on electric guitar and has released 2 CDs to date.  She has also published six books, including the most recent Godless But Gifted (2017).

 

Rough Work

Rough Work is a new electro-acoustic improv duo of Rachel Cohen and Kev Moore.  Playing together at Safehouse collective, Kev and Rachel found they shared a playfulness and an interest in visual performance as well as sound.  Rachel plays with voice and movement, domestic objects and found texts, Kev with electronics, voice and percussion.

Wildcard Quartet

Ron Caines
Matt Finucane
Clive Craske
Andrew Greaves

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