Conexions & Flomotion Live Present:
BJ Cole & In The Country Live
+ DJ Nick Luscombe & DJ 99 (Oslo's Guttorm Andreasen)
Saturday 14th April 2012
Doors/DJs from 7.30pm
Live performances from 9pm
DJs til 3am
Pizza Express Jazz Club
10 Dean Street
Tickets £15 in advance -
Box Office: 0845 6027 017
About the night:
Curated by BBC Radio 3's Fiona Talkington and hosted by DJ and broadcaster Nick Luscombe, tonight's show brings together unique performances from pioneering British pedal steel guitarist BJ Cole and critically acclaimed Norwegian piano trio In The Country. The music will continue into the small hours, with DJ Nick Luscombe (Flomotionradio.com) and Oslo’s finest radio DJ and super selector DJ 99 (Guttorm Andreasen) taking to the decks.
Conexions is a series of musical events and collaborations taking place in both the UK and Norway. DJ Nick Luscombe's `Flomotion' has broadcast on numerous highly regarded radio stations, including Resonance FM, NME Radio, Samurai FM and XFM. In 2010, `Flomotion' celebrated 10 years as one of the UK's longest running weekly electronic music radio shows and highly successful regular live and club event, showcasing cutting edge live acts and DJ's in respected venues across London.
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For more info on Guttorm Andreasen, please see: http://www.dj99.no
B J Cole live
BJ Cole has been described by Sting as the “Best pedal steel player in the world” and he has worked with some of the finest musicians including Elton John (“Tiny Dancer”), Scott Walker, KD Lang, Björk and David Sylvian.
In The Country live
Norwegian trio In The Country consist of piano player Morten Qvenild, bass player Roger Arntzen and drummer Pål Hausken. They are signed to Rune Grammofon, home to some of most creative and adventurous Norwegian artists and composers.
About Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho
Pizza Express Jazz Club may well be smaller than some of the capital’s other live rooms, but its classy interior and close audience to stage proximity ensures that each gig brings the best out of both. As a restaurant chain founded in the 1940 by Peter Boizot MBE, whose trip to Florence inspired him to create a pizza chain that prided itself on serving fresh, handmade pizzas, Pizza Express has long supported jazz in some of its larger restaurants around the UK.