Tuesday, 6 March 2018

CRAM at ARCH 1 - 20/03/2018 DO NOT MISS

Following a busy winter of concerts, festival planning & recently broadcasting with BBC Radio 3, we are thrilled to smash into the springtime with a return to East London's brilliant venue Arch 1.  

This proves to be a big one!!!

A night of groupings large and small, all in the wonderful setting and acoustic of this super venue. An international affair featuring some incredible artists, both London residents and touring guests:  

Matthias Boss - violin
Marcello Magliocchi - drums / percussions
Adrian Northover - saxophones
Tom Jackson - Clarinets
Mareske Okamoto - cello/bass
Benedict Taylor - Viola

Arch 1, London.  West Ham station 5 minutes (Underground & DLR) Star Lane DRL 2 minutes  Doors 8pm, £7


CRAM & Squib SMASH IT on BBC Radio 3 Hear and Now

It's super to announce the broadcast and link to CRAM / Squib collaboration 'BAGGAGE' recorded for BBC Radio 3 Hear & Now back in December 2017, live at The Old Dentist London.

The show was on Saturday the 3rd of March 2018 and is getting great to support.  Thanks to all for listening.

BAGGAGE was the collaboration between CRAM & Squib Box, curated by Benedict Taylor, Neil Luck, Chihiro Ono, Adam de la Cour & Federico Reuben.

Featuring The Two Bennys, Improvisation by Sarah Gail Brand & Steve Beresford and a new version of Beethoven Violin Concerto LIKE NO OTHER.


Sarah Gail Brand (trombone)
Steve Beresford (live electronics)
Chihiro Ono (solo violin)
Benedict Taylor (viola & megaphone, penny whistle & voice)
Gaia Blandina (cello)
Samuel Rice (double bass)
Adam de la Cour (voice, tap)
Federico Reuben (live electronics)
Laonikos Psimikakis-Chalkokondylis (shakuhachi & guitar)
Neil Luck (tabletop objects & voice)
Neil Georgeson (organ)
Mary Ann Hushlak (voice)

Check out the show on iPlayer for some time here:


Keep an eye out for footage.....