I’ve not been updating this blog much, so it’s falling into the online archive territory… bu that’s fine, I shall update and maybe do a complete overhaul soon. In the meantime, here is the first release of the year, Apocalypse Jazz Unit has just released our 60th album, and to celebrate that fact, we have made it a limited CD, only 50 copies available.
Crash Land: Three Live Performances. Only available at gigs
I’ve been shit at posting in this blog lately, been too busy with work and gigs and training and life… Anyway, below is a bunch of shows coming soon, be there!
Tomorrow night (Oct 23rd) at New River Studios, Apocalypse Jazz Unit will be supporting the incredible Shatner’s Bassoon. facebook link
Tuesday 25th at New River SKRONK #10 featuring The Improvisers Chamber Choir facebook link
November 8th SKRONK #11 featuring Bristol swingers Run Logan Run
And this huge event, 5 nights of experimental music across 5 venues in London, featuring dozens of performers from across UK and Europe, don’t miss it!Multi Ov starts on November 24th!
Here’s a bunch things to look out for over the next few months. Firstly here’s the upcoming SKRONK events.
September 7th and 27th
October 11th and 25th
November 8th and 22nd
And, Apocalypse Jazz Unit are performing at Hundred Years Gallery on Sunday September 25th, an afternoon show starting at 3 pm. If you’ve been to any of shows there you’ll know how good they are.
And, here’s the latest SKRONKRec releases.
Today are two SKRONK related releases, first is the Apocalypse Jazz Unit recordings from SKRONK’s 1 to 5 and secondly is the open mic sessions from SKRONK #5, a proper killer!
Click the links to download for free.
AJU this Dirty Old City
Coming up soon, is the amazing SKRONKFEST, an extension of the regular SKRONK nights at New River Studios. from 4pm to 11 pm we’ll feature an array of different improvising groups, many of the regular gang from SKRONK and many more. Some will be… and there will be some secret surprises. In addition we will have as always a number of Open Mic slots throughout the night, so come along and perform and watch!
and don’t forget to come along on Tuesday 9th to SKRONK #5 featuring the incredible Jair-Rohm Parker Wells
|Al Man Funk Collective
|Noteherder and McCloud (Brighton)
|Massimo Magee (solo)
|Rhythm and Improv Ensemble
|West Hill Blast Quartet (Brighton)
|Adam Bohman/James Malone
|Noel Taylor/Alex Ward/David Frydryk
|Apocalypse Jazz Unit
New FAT COP live e.p, this is from our second gig at New River Studios on 5/8/16 as part of the Black Shape event, thought it went pretty well…
free download here
Haven’t been posting much in here lately but have been very busy. One recent endeavour has been running this new event twice a month. Here you can download recordings of the first two events. SKRONK is an open mic night for improvising musicians. We have feature acts each time and so far it’s been amazing, below are links to the facebook page and the bandcamp where the albums are released.
Brand new Oneirologist film, watch!
Brand new Apocalypse Jazz Unit live album from our recent gig at Arch 1, due to technology failures some of the gig didn’t get recorded but plenty here to enjoy!
Brand new recordings, these ones are utilising the methods I’ve been employing in recent live performances, it’s an epic!
Download album here