Daylight Music: Jherek Bischoff, Robert Stillman, Anders Holst + Rosie Frater-Taylor

LONDON Union Chapel
Compton Terrace
London
N1 2UN

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A trio of exceptional artists: multi-instrumentalist and producer Jherek Bischoff, saxophonist Robert Stillman, 12 string guitarist Anders Holst, and vocalist and jazz guitarist Rosie Frater-Taylor will draw upon the chapel’s resonant acoustics.

Jherek Bischoff is a Los Angeles-based composer, arranger, producer, and  multi-instrumental performer. He has performed in notable concert halls  and festivals, including Carnegie Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Concertgebouw, and renowned orchestras and ensembles have performed his work, including the National Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, Wordless Music, Stargaze and yMusic. Bischoff has received commissions from the likes of the Kronos Quartet and Lincoln Centre, and his numerous collaborators include the likes of David Byrne, Neil Gaiman, and Robert Wilson.

Bischoff's critically-acclaimed releases include Cistern, Composed, and a co-release with Amanda Palmer – Strung Out In Heaven: A Bowie String Quartet Tribute. His theatre work includes Robert Wilson’s Der Sandmann for Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus, Das Fliegende Klassenzimmer for Theatre Basel and Johnny Breitwieser for Vienna’s Schauspielhaus. Bischoff is currently composing music for two new theatre productions, scoring for film and television, and regularly releasing new music with direct fan support via Patreon.

Saxophonist/composer Stillman and guitarist/composer Holst have collaborated closely since meeting in 2012, most notably in their trio
Bog Bodies (also featuring drummer Sean Carpio), and in the Moondog 100år festival in 2016, which premiered of unpublished work by the American composer. Both Stillman and Holst’s musicuses improvisation to juxtapose and integrate the languages of jazz, blues, and folk music with the left-field worlds of drone, minimalism, and experimental electronic music. This duo performance for Daylight Music will draw upon the resonant Union Chapel acoustic as a platform for the expansive sonics of the 12-string guitar and saxophone, exploring repertoire by Stillman and Holst alongside works by Ornette Coleman, John Fahey, and Moondog.

Emerging songwriter, jazz guitarist, ukuleleist, vocalist Rosie Frater-Taylor is credited as ‘One To Watch in 2019’ by Jazzwise Magazine. At 20 she is creating her own sweet and unique sound influenced by folk and singer-songwriter vibes but grounded in her virtuoso jazz roots. Her debut album On My Mind expresses Rosie’s stylistically adventurous approach to songwriting. A mature collection of songs demonstrating her natural affinity with the guitar and love of multi-layered acoustic soundscapes.

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Sound - https://jherekbischoff.bandcamp.com/album/cistern