Otomo Yoshihide & the Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra

Monday 16 September 2013 Doors 8pm
CCA, Glasgow
Otomo Yoshihide + Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra: Una McGlone: Double Bass, Emma Roche: Flute, Fergus Kerr: French Horn, Sue McKenzie: Rick Bamford: Drums, Neil Davidson: Guitar, Fritz Welch: Percussion/Electronics, George Burt: Guitar, Armin Strum: Double Bass, Gerry Rossi: Piano, Catriona McKay:, Harp, Cliona Cassidy: Voice, Heather Kent: Bassoon/ Contra Bassoon, Peter Nicolson: Cello, Nikki Moran: Viola, Ernesto Coro: Saxophone.

OTOASOBITo kick off the Otoasobi project’s visit to Scotland and a real treat for fans of the Japanese underground music scene over the last 20 years Otomo Yoshihide will perform in solo context and also with the Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra. Otomo has been involved with the Otoasobi Project over many years and it is a great opportunity to have him perform in his own inimitable style as a warm up to the big day and also to work with GIO. A chance to see the art of improvisation at its collaborative best.
Information and tickets here for the following night’s event ‘Otoasobi Project UK Performance’.

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AC Projects and Café Oto London bring the pioneering Otoasobi Project to Glasgow from Japan for the first time. Working with Sonic Bothy, Sense Scotland and Artlink Central, the project will explore cross cultural approaches in creating innovative opportunities for individuals with learning disabilities.