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Michelson Morley / Iceman Furniss Quintet \ Waldos Gift \ Kepler Orbit | The Old England Pub | Monday, 19. June 2017

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All star post jazz outfit featuring Get The Blessing's Jake McMurchie (Tenor sax) together with the mighty Will Harris (Bass) Dan Messore (Guitar) Mark Whitlam (Drums)

"Eerie, menacing, furtive and wistful, Michelson Morley creates a sense of compelling unease" (BBC)
"boundary-pushing unit bring forth improvisation and ecstacy from minimalist repetitions and honks" (AfterDark)
" ... it’s minimalism on steroids" (London Jazz News)
"Really imaginative contemporary music,"
(John Fordham, The Guardian)
.... with Michelson Morley, jazz in the age of the electroacoustic loop is in safe hands"
(Jazzwise magazine)






Playing entirely improvised music with deep rooted grooves and textured walls of sound, they blend influences such as post-punk, the New York no wave scene, electric Miles, avant garde sonics and the spirtual jazz movement into their own uncompromising sound. Featuring Harry Furniss (cornet) Ant Brown (bass) Tom J Bryan (guitar and electronics) Chris Langton (drums) plus a special guest



Electronics drenched free improv - shifting textures, fractured beats, delicacy and noise


Emerging from an improv night at London's adventurous LUME club, Kepler Orbit feature -

Martin Payne (vibes and electronic percussion) Member of **** Busnoys with Jeff Spencer and Trevor Davies, as well as two duos alongside fellow vibraphonist Corey Mwamba and free jazz pioneer pianist Stephen Grew respectively. Martin has also recently recorded two solo albums which feature guests including Loose Tubes' Dai Pritchard and British jazz legend Stan Sulzmann.
Tom Ward (bass clarinet) Leader of the outstanding Madwort Saxophone Quartet and amongst several other projects involved in, has also played with luminaries Hermeto Pascoal, Django Bates and John Taylor.
Ed Riches (guitar) - as well as a being seasoned improviser, Ed has accompanied many artists including Bilal, Jacqui Dankworth,Tony Kofi, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Jason Yarde, Beth Rowley, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Rose Royce, Glenn Lewis, Soul ll Soul and Omar




Showcasing their own hybrid of groove, math and jazz plus hosting a weekly night at Bristol's The Gallimaufry, where they invite some of the city's finest to collaborate with them; Waldo’s Gift have emerged as a new force, combining blinding technique with real creative musical insight and authenticity. Featuring James Vine on drums, Harry Stoneham on bass and Alun Elliot-Williams on guitar.