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    Parker / Niblock / Sanders

    Black Box



    Universally-respected free jazz saxophone revolutionary Evan Parker plays the Black Box on March 1 as part of the Moving On Music Brilliant Corners Jazz Festival.

    Parker transformed the language and techniques of the instrument in the late 1960s and has since become one of the most admired and influential saxophone improvisers on the planet. Evan has been rewriting the book on saxophone sound and possibilities for almost half a century, and has developed a style distinguished by his creative use of circular breathing and false fingering. Check out Parker playing solo as recently as 2016.

    He'll be joined Belfast born bass player, Alan Niblock, finds his own way through musical structures and styles while continuing to expand on his musical horizons. He draws his inspiration from freedom of expression and from performing with free improvisers such as legends Lol Coxhill and Paul Dunmall. Joining them on drums is Mark Sanders, whose career has taken in everything from theatre, contemporary to free improvisation. This will be a special performance.

    Tickets are available here, priced £14, or £10 concession, with festival tickets available for £50, here.

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