PIANO, TOYS, MUSIC & NOISE – a programme of events during Steve Beresford’s residency in Cafe Oto (6,7,8 March 2020 ) on the occasion of his 70th birthday.
Steve is a central figure in UK free improvisation. The programme brings together a diverse group of artists to celebrate, reflect and create.
Rob Worby will be talking to Steve at Oto on Sunday afternoon.
Performances at Cafe Oto include a different DJ each night (Mark Ainley, Zakia Sewell & Abu) all with connections to Honest Jon´s Records. Old and new collaborators and friends will perform, including Alterations (Terry Day, Peter Cusack, David Toop, Steve Beresford), Douglas Benford, Hyelim Kim, Crystabel Riley, Martin Vishnick, Satoko Fukuda, Rie Nakajima, Mark Sanders, John Butcher, Angharad Davies, Max Eastley, Najma Akhtar, Blanca Regina, Pat Thomas, Mandhira de Saram, Stewart Lee, Sylia Hallett & Rachel Musson.
Others Beresfords will be playing guerilla roles throughout.
Visual installations by Blanca Regina and Pierre Bouvier Patron.