Roger Turner

ROGER  TURNER : DRUMSET & PERCUSSION

Has been working as an improvising percussionist since the early 1970’s : solo work, collaborations with experimental rock musics & open - form song, extensive work with dance, film and visual artists, workshop formations  and the hands-on politics of independent record labels and work situations, plus involvements in numerous jazz-based ensembles have all contributed to this process.
Has collaborated with many of the finest european & international musicians from annette peacock to phil minton, cecil taylor to keith rowe , charles gayle to eugene chadbourne; tours & concerts have been throughout europe, australia, canada, u.s.a., mexico, china and japan.
‘he has a virtuosity as astounding as it is inexplicably hilarious. i have rarely heard such an exquisite combination of volcanic power and finely- honed precision.’ the wire 1986

‘one of the giants of  free improvisation’ the wire 2001.

Kaufmann/Lee/Leimgruber/Turner + Nishikaze

22 Oct 2011 - 22:00

Quartett:
Achim Kaufmann - Klavier
Okkyung Lee - Cello
Urs Leimgruber - Saxofone
Roger Turner - Schlagzeug

Makiko Nishikaze - solo piano works
- forest-piano (1998)
- resonae-piani (2011) UA