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GŁnter ‘Baby' Sommer & Raymond MacDonald on Sunday 8th December 2019
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‘This is an encounter of generations, German percussionist and free-jazz pioneer Sommer meets Scottish saxophonist MacDonald…free jazz in all its glory…loose, intense and furious, not in anger but with “joie de vivre”…’
Günter ‘Baby’ Sommer is a hallowed name in European improvised music and is regarded as one of the founding fathers of German free improvisation. Raymond MacDonald is a founding member of the ground-breaking Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra, and over a 30-year career, has worked with a host of outstanding musicians working across the spectrum of contemporary music, including Marilyn Crispell, George Lewis, Evan Parker, David Byrne and Jim O’Rourke.
Günter ‘Baby' Sommer & Raymond MacDonald performances are characterised as charismatic, energetic, free-wheeling, joyous, wondrous and spontaneous music making that can electrify a room with subtle textures, fiery passion and glorious rhythms. They have toured and performed to critical acclaim at festivals and jazz clubs in Portugal, Germany, Italy and the UK.
Raymond MacDonald - alto & soprano saxophones
Günter Baby Sommer - drums & percussion
Music Genres: Jazz
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