Christine Wodrascka at Cafe OTO

Where

Cafe OTO
18-22 Ashwin Street
London
020 7923 1231

Musicians

Evan Parker Evan Parker
sax, tenor
Guillaume Viltard
bass, acoustic

About

French pianist Christine Wodrascka makes a welcome return to Cafe Oto for two nights in the company of bassist Guillaume Viltard and a selection of the UK's finest improvisers. While Wodrascka's playing has a spikiness and speed to it that invites comparisons with American free-jazz players, there's another sensibility at work here as well, more European and abstract, which makes for a compelling combination of attack and restraint. Repetition plays an important part in Wodracka's work, and she's more comfortable than most improvisers in using it to build up sustained musical structures, a quality that makes the prospect of an encounter with Evan Parker particularly interesting...
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