Thursday, May 2, music starts 21:00, €9 / students €6


Marcelo Dos Reis is one of the prominent voices in the new generation of European improvisers. All his work has been widely acclaimed, and beside all the achievements, was nominated one of the best five guitar players at the El Intruso – 8th, 9th and 10th Annual International Critics Poll and Musician of the Year 2017 at Magazine.

His idiosyncratic approach to the guitar posits him as one of the key figures of the Portuguese improvised music scene. He works in groups like Pedra Contida, Open Field, Frame Trio, In Layers, in duo with Eve Risser and Luís Vicente, Chamber 4, Staub Quartet and Fail Better!, this last three were considered best newcomer bands in the last years.

Beside his projects he worked and shared the stage with dozens of musicians, such as : Burton Greene, Elliott Sharp, Burkhard Beins, Liz Allbee, Evan Parker, Carlos “Zíngaro”, Toshimaru Nakamura, Andrea Neumann, Théo Ceccaldi, Werner Dafeldecker among many others.


This free improv session is bound to shatter your eardrums.

Jasper Stadhouders – guitar | Aaron Lumley – bass | Aleksandar Škorić – drums


Andrew Lisle is a drummer working in the field of jazz and improvised music. He strives to create music within the avant-garde, pushing the limits of what is possible on the drums (technically and musically) while drawing influence from the jazz tradition.

Since moving to London in 2013 his virtuosity and musicality has established him as a sought-after drummer on the Jazz and improvised music scene, performing and recording with some of the most innovative musicians in the UK and beyond. These include Colin Webster, John Edwards, John Dikeman, Alex Ward, Dirk Serries, Alan Wilkinson, Matthew Bourne, Rachel Musson and Mark Sanders.

For this trio, he joins up with old favourite John Dikeman (the two have played together many times), and Marcelo Dos Reis.

John Dikeman – saxophone | Marcelo Dos Reis – guitar | Andrew Lisle – drums