Sunday, February 9, music starts 21:00, entrance €6-18 (sliding scale)

Farida Amadou (1989) is a self taught bass player based in Liège, Belgium. She started to play acoustic guitar by listening a lot of rock bands from the nineties and she plays the electric bass, her main instrument since 2011.In 2013, she has started to play a lot of different musical genres, including blues, jazz and hip-hop. The same year, she had a big interest in improvised music when she met L’Oeil Kollectif members and started to play with percussionist/drummer Tom Malmendier. Nystagmus duo was born in late 2014.

Since 2014, she has performed with many musicians all over Europe, including Linda Sharrock, Mario Rechtern, Balasz Pandi, Karl H. Bjora, Jasper Stadhouders, Onno Govaert, Eve Risser, Morgane Carnet, Philippe Lemoine, Timothée Quost, Julien Desprez, Olivier Benoit, Anil Eraslan, Mette Rasmussen, Basile Naudet, Chris Pitsiokos, Alex Ward, and Thurston Moore, …

On this night, she will be joined on stage by members of the vibrant Amsterdam improv scene in different combinations, including Ada Rave, Joost Buis, Terrie Ex, and Onno Govaert.