7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
The Loft Room @ The Old Fire Station
Christopher Hobbs is probably best known for his membership in the classic lineup of the legendary free improvising group AMM from 1968–71 (with Eddie Prévost, Keith Rowe, Lou Gare, and Cornelius Cardew), but he’s also recorded with the group SCHH (Walt Shaw, Bruce Coates, Hobbs, and Mike Hurley and CHA (Bruce Coates, Hobbs, and Virginia Anderson). He is currently a member of the South Leicestershire Improvisors Ensemble (SLIE). Nominally a pianist, Hobbs plays a wide variety of percussion, keyboard, computer and other electronic instruments.
Virginia Anderson co-founded the Anything Goes Örchestra, a Southern California improvisation group that broadcast a weekly all-night radio show in the 1980s and recorded a number of albums and singles. She is currently a member of the South Leicestershire Improvisors Ensemble (SLIE) and CHA. Anderson is an exponent of new works and techniques for the Eb clarinet.
Christopher and Virginia run the Experimental Music Catalogue which Christopher founded in 1969.
As ever, there will be music also from Oxford Improvisers!