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Bobhowler

Bobhowler [bɒb’aʊle] [noun. Black Country dialect] – a very large moth

Bobhowler is a collaborative trio featuring Andrew Woodhead (piano/electronics), Alicia Gardener-Trejo (baritone saxophone/flute) and Tom Mills (theremin).

Andrew Woodhead is an award winning composer and musician working across a wide variety of contexts, taking in jazz, free improvisation, electronica, folk and new music. As well as performing around the UK and abroad, he also curates the concert series Fizzle, and is co-director of Ideas of Noise festival.

Tom Mills is a London-based electronic musician active on the free improv scene. He and Gardener-Trejo began performing as a duo in 2013. Inspired by improvisers such as Peter Brotzman and Derek Bailey as well as early 90s Birmingham techno, Mills explores the extensive range of soundscapes and textures of the theremin within the trio.

Multi-instrumentalist/composer Alicia Gardener-Trejo is a key figure on the Birmingham jazz and improvised music scenes. She regularly performs across the UK as a sideman and runs her own large ensemble ‘Bobtail’ who released their debut EP at the beginning of 2017.

Line-up:

Alicia Gardener-Trejo – Baritone Sax/Flute
Tom Mills – Theremin
Andrew Woodhead – Piano/Electronics

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