'...drawing bright and pulsing riffs over an ostinato that threatened to but never quite overwhelmed the line. They finished with pure improvisation, though the material was consciously ‘dirty’ in origin...

                                                -4 stars, Amati magazine, Club Inégales, London, 16 April 2015, Peter Quantrill

....‘Diamonds in the Sand’ by guitarist Joel Bell ... good examples of creating engaging crossover works of both Eastern and Western influence in contemporary compositional style, but relying on older forms and musical archetypes to create something original. Mr. Bell’s piece excelled in combining jazz elements, beat cycles and colours, with improvisational elements...

                                                -Calgary Herald, Banff, Canada, April 1, 2015, Stephan Bonfield

 

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Jul9

Notes Inegales workshop

Club Inegales

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Jul9

Notes Inegales with Howard Skempton

Club Inegales

Best known for his exquisite small scale melodic works, Howard Skempton, a founding member of the legendary Scratch Orchestra in the 1960s, is one the finest and most distinctive English composers of the last 50 years. He is also a fine accordionist and will be performing some of his own works and with house ensemble Notes Inégales

“our most delightful miniaturist” Ivan Hewett, The Guardian

Food from 7pm, performances from 8pm.

http://www.clubinegales.com/archives/event/howard-skempton-2

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Jul16

Notes Inegales with Suru Sussu/Max Ballie

Club Inegales

Max Baillie and Sura Susso met in Senegal in 2005 where they became fast friends and have been playing together ever since. They perform a mix of Baroque dance music and West African bardic spirituals, weaving together two centuries-old string traditions and setting sparks flying with their unique musical bond and electric improvisation skills. http://www.clubinegales.com/archives/event/max-baillie-sura-susso

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Jul23

Notes Inegales with ranjana ghatak

Club Inegales

London born Ranjana has always felt a strong passion and curiosity about her South Asian roots. She has expressed her love of this culture through several years of training in North Indian singing, whilst immersing herself in the life and sounds of contemporary Britain. After seeing her favourite singer perform in London, Ranjana entered a new chapter of her life by starting a new phase of training with acclaimed vocalist Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty in Kolkata, India(2000).

She has worked as both an artist and educator for organisations across the UK, including the Southbank Centre, City of London Festival, the British Museum, Serious International Music Producers and Dulwich Picture Gallery. Ranjana previously also spent five years as an education project manager for the London Symphony Orchestra. http://www.clubinegales.com/archives/event/ranjana-ghatak

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Jul31

Happenstance, with Galvanize Ensemble

Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool

Happenstance, with Galvanize Ensemble and Edward Jessen MAIDEN NAME WP

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