Off The Page 2011: Steve Beresford In Conversation

December 2011

Steve Beresford talks to John Kieffer. Filmed at the 2011 edition of Off The Page festival which took place 11-13 February at the Playhouse Theatre, Whitstable.

Watch one half of a Christmas double bill of videos recorded at the 2011 edition of Off The Page festival in Whitstable. Steve Beresford talks to John Kieffer about percussionist John Stevens and the imperatives of improvisation.

The 2012 edition of Off The Page festival takes place 24–26 February at the same venue - the Playhouse Theatre in Whitstable. Speakers confirmed include Simon Reynolds, Vicki Bennett, Evan Parker, Jonny Trunk, Gavin Bryars, Dave Tompkins and more. Full details here, tickets available here.

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Faster Than Sound: Christian Marclay & Roly Porter performance primers

Two Faster Than Sound events take place at Snape Maltings in Suffolk this month, featuring The Wire 332 cover artist Christian Marclay with Steve Beresford, John Butcher, Mark Sanders, Alan Tomlinson and Suffolk Phoenix Brass on 1 October (4pm, £12), followed by Roly Porter (of Vex'd), Cynthia Millar and Rod Maclachlan on 29 October (6:30pm, £10).

Teatime MP3s

Listen to two tracks off Teatime, mid-1970s free improvisation from Garry Todd/Dave Solomon/John Russell/Nigel Coombes/Steve Beresford recently reissued by Emanem