Rare Uk date for acclaimed Czech drummer/percussionist who will perform solo and in collaboration with selected guests including Andy Knight [trumpet], Roberto Sassi [Guitar] and Frank Byng [perc/electronics]. Support comes from experimental bluesman Duke Garwood and his band.
Thursday 25th Feb 2010
PAVEL FAJT + DUKE GARWOOD
+ DJ Lascelle Lascelles
+ Slowfoot Djs
PAVEL FAJT [solo]
Since the mid-'80s, drummer, composer and bandleader Pavel Fajt has been one of the most prominent musicians on the Czech alternative rock and improv scenes. Internationally, he is best-known for his longstanding duo with Iva Bittová and collaborations with Fred Frith and Tom Cora.
"For Pavel Fajt, the drum solo is an art form." - The Prague Post
PAVEL FAJT with Andy Knight [trumpet], Roberto Sassi [Guitar] + Frank Byng [perc, electronics]
Experimental blues from D.G with his band featuring Paul May [Drums] and Dylan Bates [Violin]. Garwood's songs have a disembodied, fractured feel, like musical snapshots or negatives. His murmurs and moans vaguely recall Jim Morrison or Nick Cave." -- The Guardian
"Duke is one of the more intriguing characters lugging his six string out into the woods!" - The Wire