Tippett & Bourne + Isotach
Two of the greatest British jazz pianists meet across the generational divide in an exciting new collaboration.
Pursuing a long-standing respect for each other’s music, Bourne and Tippett take their relationship to the next stage and show their boundless creativity shares a common ground.
Last autumn, during several days of musical exploration at Bristol’s Colston Hall, Tippett and Bourne discovered a magical improvisatory connection – and a new duo was born.
Both are mesmerising performers, famous for their idiosyncrasy, virtuosity and non-conformity. Their collaboration is a gem of synergy that epitomises the energy and beauty of improvisers at the top of their game.
The evening opens with a string trio set performing new arrangements of the recent Isotach project, where Bourne is at his most spacious and contemplative.
Keith Tippett, Matthew Bourne piano,
Matthew Bourne piano, cello, TBC violin, TBC cello
Date: thursday 23 may 2019
Time: 19.30 - 21.15
Price: £18 advance, £20 door