Metropolis at the CMPCP conference

Event Date: 
Thu, 14/07/2011 - 10:00 to Sun, 17/07/2011 - 10:00
Venue: 
University of Cambridge
Location: 
Cambridge, UK
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Metropolis is a highly creative group working at the forefront of the 'progressive improvised jazz' movement in the UK.  The group features Rhythm Changes team members Dr Petter Frost Fadnes and Nick Katuszonek as well as bassist Colin Sutton and the Perrier Award winner, pianist Dr Matthew Bourne.  The group has been invited perform at the AHRC's Research Centre for Musical Performance as Creative Practice Conference (CMPCP) in July.  The performance will be followed by a plenary session involving members of the band that will examine concepts of creativity, improvised practice and national sound.  Metropolis will also be joined by the award-winning Rhythm Changes post-doctoral researcher and saxophonist Dr Christophe de Bezenac.