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Waclaw Zimpel & Ben Kreukniet present FEN tickets

Studio 9294 in London

Thursday 18th November 2021

7:00pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

Waclaw Zimpel & Ben Kreukniet present FEN, an audio visual live show

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Waclaw Zimpel & Ben Kreukniet present FEN on Thursday 18th November 2021

Leading proponent of Polish jazz scene and European experimental electronic music, Waclaw Zimpel comes to Studio 9294 in collaboration with visual artist Ben Kreukniet for FEN, a very special audio-visual live show as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival.

Wacław Zimpel has risen to prominence as one of Poland’s most adventurous multi-instrumentalists, composers & producers following a love affair with jazz, yet equally inspired by electronics, minimalism & global roots. A prolific collaborator, Zimpel blurs extreme boundaries as far as to eradicate them altogether.

At Studio 9294, Zimpel will work in collaboration with Ben Kreukniet, who has co-directed tours for the likes of Massive Attack and James Blake, to present FEN, inspired by the Fen effect - a weather phenomena common in mountainous regions, resulting in rain shadows, windstorms, and rapid temperature change.

“Fen is an improvisation for alto clarinet and numerous tape delays. The piece focuses on the specific noise of the clarinet, which is often treated as an undesirable side effect of the classical clarinet sound. For me it is what is most interesting about its sound. This noise reminds me that the clarinet comes from nature, from the earth.” - Zimpel says.

Zimpel focuses primarily on the sound of the alto clarinet and reaches again for a tool, created in collaboration with James Holden - an extremely sophisticated looper which extends possibilities of a human player, allowing the solo clarinetist to build multilayered polyphonic compositions.

Polyphonies are used as forces to generate a visual counterpart by Kreukniet, exploring different ways of seeing ecological patterns, structures, rhythms and boundaries. Kreukniet's work is interested in phenomena beyond the limitation of our senses and how technology expands this field.

Joining Zimpel for this night is cellist Gaspar Claus. Having worked with a range of artists like Sufjan Stevens, The National, Jim O’Rourke, Ryuichi Sakamoto and more, Gaspar sees no genre boundary. Fittingly, his recently released debut album Tancade echoes this sentiment, and Gaspar describes it as evoking “chamber music suspended in the fourth dimension, or the folk music of an undiscovered tribe”. Earth Cruises donates 10% of profit from all shows to carefully selected causes. Waclaw and Ben have chosen Hackney Migrant Centre who run a weekly, free drop-in advice service for refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants.

Music Genres: 

80s, Electronic, Jazz

Entry Prices

Minimum age: 18

Entry price (public): From £17.50 (Additional fees may apply)

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