Instant Scorechestra

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On Stage

Lavish Lounge Stage


Join the Instant Scorchestra performing an instant score to the multi-award winning film Shoot the Piano Player (French: Tirez sur le pianiste) dir. Francois Truffaut (1960) Fusing cinema with spontaneous live music creates a truly accessible music-making experience for all. No Rehearsal required! All humans welcome with instruments, voices or other noise making implements and there is also a stock of instruments on loan.

This ain’t a ‘jam’, though improvisation is encouraged. The orchestra will be led by musical luminaries of our day • SOWETO KINCH • SHEEMA MUKHERJEE • BEX BURCH • feat. Max Reinhardt as The Theoretical Conductor of Chaos, pianist Josef Akin & a glorious array of instrumentalists, singers & humans Multi-award-winning SAX player Soweto Kinch: also a hip hop MC, vocalist, broadcaster for BBCRadio3 (‘Round Midnight), composer and collaborator with legends like Ty, Janet Kay, Ms Dynamite and Goldie. Sheema Mukherjee is a SITARIST, vocalist and composer; a member of Trans Global Underground and Imagined Village, collaborations include Noel Gallagher, Paul Weller, Bobby McFerrin and Courtney Pine. Bex Burch ‘blows the bloody doors off’ the PERCUSSION genre with her unique ‘messy minimalist’ fusion of jazz/post punk; collaborators include Leafcutter John, Peter Zummo & Dame Evelyn Glennie.

Latitude Festival, Lavish Lounge & Instant Scorechestra are delighted to acknowledge loan of instruments and assistance from Oxford Contemporary Music