Super excited to be linking up with such a great supportive label who champion creative improvisatory music from a wide range of varied music makers. This debut release for EE will actual be of the large edition of the group — Orchestra Entropy !
Matt has been nominated for a 2018 British Composer Awards for his extended work RITUALS for Orchestra Entropy under the Jazz Composition for Large Ensemble category! The awards ceremony will take place at the British Museum on Tuesday 4th December, and will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on Sunday 9th December. For more details and to see the other nominees click here.
I am delighted to take on the role of artistic director of the Tenor Saxophone Colletive for it's Zagreb edition at the World Saxophone Congress in July!
Members: Matt London [Artistic director UK], Henrique Portovedo [Portugal], Gilly Blair [UK], Kyle Hutchins [USA], Alfonso Padilla [Spain], Jenni Watson [planning team UK], Nathan Mertens [USA], Luis Ribeiro [Portugal], Erin Royer [Australia], Nathan Henshaw [planning team AU], Nicki Roman [USA] and João Pedro Silva [Portugal].
Music: Rob Buckland [UK], Maltida Grieve [AU], Nathan James Dearden [UK], Lino Guerreiro [PT], Andy Scott [UK], Jennifer Watson, Erin Royer & Matt London.
We are very excited to announce that our next guest is the fearless Mark Sanders!
Mark is a highly sought after perfomer in the improvisation world having played with many renowned Jazz and Improvising musicians including Roscoe Mitchell, Wadada Leo Smith, Derek Bailey, Henry Grimes, Roswell Rudd, Peter Brotzmann, Barry Guy, Otomo Yoshihide, Jah Wobble, Sidsel Endresen, Charles Gayle, Peter Evans, William Parker, John Butcher and Paul Dunmall.
Wednesday 1 November 2017 - IKLECTIK 20 Carlisle Lane SE1 7LG
We head to the delightful Hundred Years Gallery for an evening of intimate and enchanting music devised by Megan Steinberg, Alessandro Viale, Jenn Kirby, Fintan O'Hare and Matt London ending with a full ensemble work by Seth Bennett. And we are very excited to welcome Megan Sternberg and Jenn Kirby to the stage as player-composers!
These brand new pieces will be partnered with free improvisations plus the world premiere of the late Sir Peter Maxwell Davies' "Invitation Card to Giuseppe" for solo violin.
Doors 7:30pm / Music 8:00PM / Entry £5
Hundred Years Gallery
13 Pearson Street
Another New LifeVenue: The Old Church, Stoke Newington, , N16 9ESDates: 30 October 2016Price: £5 on the door Website
Another new life
Sunday 30 October, 2016
Price: £5 on the door
Anamnesis. A return of the past rather than a return to the past…
New, recent and not so recent music by Nick Huggins and Matt London…
Played and sung by some remarkable and uniquely independent musicians including Lore Lixenberg and Anton Lukoszevieze…
a new life by Nick Huggins for clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano + lapping stillness (voice and piano)
Shard by Matt London for Amplified Baritone Saxophone & Electronics
3 Songs by Nick Huggins for voice and piano
forgotten lullaby by Matt London for solo cello
Serenade by Matt London for solo voice
Anamnesis by Nick Huggins for cello, piano and violin
Nick Huggins, apart from doing a MMus in Composition with Harrison Birtwistle, is a largely self-taught composer whose music (much of which was shortlisted by the Society for the Promotion of New Music) has been performed by Lontano and The Composers Ensemble, Vinko Globokar and Diego Masson – he has an extensive back catalogue…
Matt London is held in high regard as a classical tenor saxophone specialist and as an aspiring composer fascinated with open and unconfined performance and writing. He is currently studying for a composition based PhD with Christopher Fox and Peter Wiegold at Brunel University.
I'm very happy to have some videos of pieces from my ensemble ENSEMBLE ENTROPY debut concert... here is one... more to come!
I'm very excited to have been asked to write a piece for the New Music Collective at Leeds College of Music!
Made up of an interesting mix of winds, brass and strings the ensemble has lots of sonic possibilities for me to explore!
Concert 5th December.
Matt London (saxophone) and Dave Howard (piano) explore exciting repertoire from the old and new traditions! The duo released their first record SPEAK NOW in 2013 and have performed at the last three World Saxophone Congresses.