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The Listening Room Online presents [the gathering…the chewing] plus Walt Shaw30 07 2021 14.30 BST

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This is a free event online


The event is a `live stream` or feed on YouTube on Friday 30 07 2021 at 14.30 GMT+1 at this web link /page.
At 14.30 GMT + 1 the YouTube video link should display, the concert will procede shortly afterwards.
If the video does not display you may be watching a cache version of the page: solution, refresh the browser

The music starts at 5 minutes and fifty seconds into the video. The first five minutes and fifty seconds are of no interest.


The house band: The trio

PHIL MORTON, accidents and treatments (biography-cv)

The trio have meet on a weekly schedule via the web application zoom during the COVID-19 lockdown.
On this occasion the meeting is to be shared with public via YouTube Live and presented as a concert.
The trio often apply fixed time constraints or duration to what is called free improvised music that normally has no fixed length. So it is with this concert presentation.
The trio set will last 15 minutes.

[the gathering…the chewing] plus Walt Shaw

GEOFF BRIGHT electronic wind instrument;
WALT SHAW drums, cymbals, gong, hand percussion, home-made instruments (amplified) and bowls.

The [the gathering…the chewing] is Gillian Whiteley and Geoff Bright. Gillian and Geoff have been improvising together with Walt Shaw under different monikers using various instruments, objects and materials since 2009.

The original plan to include a vdeo as part of the performance has been dropped due to technology issues we cannot resolve, it is currently above out knowledge base.

The Sextet

PHIL MORTON, accidents and treatments (biography-cv)
GEOFF BRIGHT, voice and instruments
GILLIAN WHITELY, saxophones, voice and stuff
WALT SHAW, percussion

Set duration: 10 minutes or as announced

The Promoter

The promoter: The Listening Room

Of peripheral interest is: The Listening Room: read more

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The time of day

The default time is 14.30 BST/GMT . The time can be changed by mutual consent of the individuals involved. Improvisers in different time zones, please feel free to ask for the time to be changed.

What you need, the specifications

  • An act of three players or less
  • The players will play: free improvisation in music.
  • All of the players need to have some experience in using zoom.
    • support can be provided if there is no experience of using zoom
  • An internet connection.
  • A digital device that can connet to the internet that has the web app `zoom,us` installed.
  • The `sets` are of a fixed duration, so the players need access to a clock.

The open call is for a second duo/trio or solo to join the `house band` for this broadcast.

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