That sounds fabulous; sorry I can't be there,
On 12 Jan 2012, at 00:46, Geraldine Monk wrote:
> An amazing start to the 2012 Notes and Sounds calendar, at the
> delightful Lantern Theatre
> GATED COMMUNITY
> Mick Beck’s Splendid Big Band
> ALAN HALSEY & MICK BECK
> Sound Poems
> Gated Community is a collective improvising group formed by Mick Beck
> in 2005. Membership ranges from 10 to 15, and in this performance
> there will be 14 -
> Martin Archer : sopranino sax, bass clarinet, bass recorder
> Geoff Bright : saxophones and voice
> Neil Carver : guitar and effects
> Stephen Chase : guitar and other sounds
> Charlie Collins : drums, percussion
> Sarah Henderson : cello
> Lyn Hodnett : trumpet, voice
> John Jasnoch : lap-steel guitar
> Steve Jouanny : electric bass
> Herve Perez : soprano sax
> Mark Ridler : guitar
> Pete White : voice.
> Gillian Whiteley : piano
> Mick Beck : the motivator, tenor sax, bassoon, whistles.
> The band explores the boundaries between musical structures and free
> improvisation. All members are based in or near Sheffield, some very
> experienced improvisers, some nearer the beginning of their musical
> journeys. This is the first performance since the band appeared at
> Rotherham’s Magna industrial museum in April 2011.
> On this occasion, the audience will also be treated to a performance
> of the increasingly well known Sound Poem Duo of Alan Halsey (poet),
> and Mick Beck (tenor sax and bassoon), featuring Alan’s own works, and
> those of Hugo Ball.
> THURSDAY 19th JANUARY
> THE LANTERN THEATRE
> 18 Kenwood Park Road
> Nether Edge, Sheffield S7 1NF.
> Doors open at 7:30 for 8pm Start
> £7 waged, £5 unwaged.
> Further information, contact Mick Beck on 0114 258 4999,
> email [log in to unmask]
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