Sunday 29 April 2018, 7.30pm

Soft Apple presents: Jo Thomas + Will Dutta + Lara Jones

Soft Apple presents an evening full of sonic colour

The artist Jo Thomas presents her work including the album Random Feathers, a mesmerising collection of glitches, sonic rocks and soulful pulsation.

Lara Jones presenting her raw and virtuosic playing of the jazz saxophone and electronics Will Dutta presents his exceptionally vivid piano-led compositions with electronic legends Plaid, composer Max de Wardener and sound designer Manuel Poletti taken from his second studio album, bloom.

Jo Thomas

Jo Thomas is a composer who has a notable history of working with electronic sound. as an artist she has performed alongside Maria Chavez, Max De Warnder,Phil Niblock Graham Dunning Shiva Fesherski,Lee Gamble, and Squarepusher. Jo Thomas won the Golden Nica from Prix Ars Electronica in 2012. Her work is released by Entracte,NMC records, Holiday Records, Fractal Meat on Spongy Bone and Tape Worm. Her is played in venues across the world in notable and underground venues.

www.jothomas.me
https://jothomas.bandcamp.com/album/random-feathers

Will Dutta

Will Dutta is a curating composer whose creative practice incorporates performance, composition and performance research. His work is presented in a range of art paces and institutional contexts, in the UK and internationally.
His debut album for Just Music, Parergon, features exceptional recordings of his hyper-colourful piano-led collaborations with Warp-veterans Plaid, Max de Wardener and John Matthias alongside his own performances of minimalist compositions.

http://willdutta.com
https://willdutta.bandcamp.com

Lara Jones

Lara Jones is an experimental artist, improviser and composer based in Leeds. Performance. Her solo sound is formidable and offers resonances of rock jazz and electro fused together. She plays with the award winning group *J Frisco*
highlights include a headline show at Vortex Jazz Club with *J Frisco *and
notable concerts as co-director of the*Northern Contemporary
Collective* at *Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.

https://www.facebook.com/larajonessaxophone/