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Jazz from Scotland

october 2019

sun20oct19:3022:30TreppenwitzTreppenwitzThe Blue Arrow, 323 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3HWCountry:ScotlandCity:Glasgow

Artist / Band

Treppenwitztreppenwitzmusic@gmail.com 6 Stanmore Place, Leeds, LS4 2RR

Time

(Sunday) 19:30 - 22:30

Location

The Blue Arrow

323 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3HW

Concert Details

Treppenwitz is the meeting of three musicians: pianist Matthew Aplin (Mansion of Snakes, KOG and the Zongo Brigade), bassist Tom Riviere (Family Band) and drummer/LCoM lecturer Steve Hanley (Jamie Taylor, Svarc Trio, Richard Iles). The central philosophy is that the world of sound is interconnected, and different strains of music represent outgrowths from the same seed. Explorative passages of beauty and space sit comfortably alongside explosive bursts of freedom, held together by the connective tissue of improvisation. Compositions are written by the members, with something open-ended deliberately in mind; the shapes and contours of the music develop organically, different every time, always seeking.

In 2018, they were selected for Jazz North’s Northern line touring support scheme. Subsequently they toured the UK extensively, with support from Jazz North and Arts Council England.

Their sophomore album, The Kennedys at Beaver Point, was released by New Jazz Records in January 2019. CDs and digital download available at: www.treppenwitzmusic.bandcamp.com

A third album currently awaits release.

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