Open Call : Blank Canvas Octet play system 50:50

The Liverpool based promoter of "free improvisation in music" Blank Canvas, invites local improvisers to join the Blank Canvas Octet.

This is an open call to join the Blank Canvas Octet.

Blank Canvas, which recently returned to presenting bi-monthly concerts at the Ship & Mitre, Liverpool is pleased to announce the creation of a "house band" that will play at Blank Canvas events; it is to be called The Blank Canvas Octet. It is the house band, it is the support act, the main act usually being a visiting group. The Blank Canvas octet membership is drawn from a list of 12 or more improvisers, but only eight musicians play on the night. 

The house band - The Blank Canvas Octet - will play "free improvised music" but also use the music system, "System 50:50" - more information on  "System 50:50" click here

Interested names include

  • Ian Simpson
  • Paul Pignon [ Stockholm! ]
  • Phil Lucking
  • Robin Hartwell
  • Martin Hackett [ Oxford improvisers ]
  • Richard Harding
  • Phil Hargreaves

Lapsed members of the Octet: John Pearson, Yashashwi Sharma, Kristina Warren ( returned to the USA), 

To express an interest, to request more information, to communicate, complete the simple form below

Phil Morton


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