Paolo Angeli & Derek Gripper

Making Tracks

A genre-defying double bill of daring contrast and brilliant beauty.

Sardinian Paolo Angeli’s “setup may be futuristic, but the music he creates is deeply human… full of humour and wit” (NPR). With his prepared guitar he improvises and composes unclassifiable music, suspended between free jazz, minimal pop, post-folk and pre-everything else. He is joined by South African guitarist Derek Gripper who for over 10 years has been bringing African guitar into the classical mainstream” (Evening Standard). He has produced some of South Africa’s most extraordinary musical works by fusing the country’s disparate creative traditions with styles throughout the world.

This event is part of Making Tracks.

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