Check here for details of Martin Pyne's upcoming gigs and performances

1st June , 2018.  Playing an improv gig for Bracknell Jazz, with the brilliant Alex Maguire on piano, and saxophonist Martin Speake  http://www.bracknelljazz.co.uk

 

2nd March 2018 - Playing with pianist Stephen Horne - live soundtrack to original silent version of Chicago - a brilliant film! at Fleapit Cinema Club , Westerham, Kent. http://www.fleapit.info/current-season 

 

18th February 2018 - Penelope Dreaming - Tony Woods - sax, Nette Robinson - voice, and me at Ogham and District Music Club. https://eghamanddistrictmusicclub.wordpress.com/concerts-for-2017-18-season/concert-8-keziah-thomas-harp/ 

 

21st January 2018. Playing at Barbican London, with pianist Stephen Horne. Live soundtrack to silent film - Variety 

 

1st December 2017 - Back at Bracknell Jazz, backing the brilliant singer Laura Zakian http://www.bracknelljazz.co.uk 

 

15th November 2017 - Playing a contemporary classical concert for Richmond New Music Collective. Haven't done this sort of thing for years - wish me luck!  https://www.facebook.com/Richmond-New-Music-Collective-291453704703949/

 

3rd November 2017 .  - Playing drums in trio backing ART THEMEN at Bracknell Jazz, Bracknell Arts Centre, 7.30pm  

 

14th September . Kepler Orbit - Plink Plonk , Norwich 

 

 24/25th June. Playing at Lume Fest , Iklectik, London. (Hat Speaks Improv session, and as part of Lumekestra) http://lumemusic.co.uk/2017/05/09/lume-festival-2017-full-line-up/

 

19th June. Kepler Orbit. Electro improv trio w Tom Ward & Ed Riches. Bristol, Old England Pub. https://gb.eventbu.com/bristol/michelson-morley-iceman-furniss-quintet-waldos-gift-kepler-orbit/3112743 

 

10th June 2017 . Madrid Spain. Live film score to Variete, w pianist Stephen Horne

https://www.german-films.de/news/news-releases/datum/2017/05/31/star-appeal-at-the-festival-of-german-films-in-madrid/ 

 

4th June 2017. Kepler Orbit - improvising trio w Tom Ward - bass clarinet/flutes, Ed Riches -guitar, and me on Vibes and electronic percussion . Jazz North East - Newcastle

 

March 12th 2017 Barbican Centre. Live improvised film score w Stephen Horne. 

 

February 14th 2017  Kepler Orbit - improvising trio w Tom Ward - bass clarinet/flutes, Ed Riches -guitar, and me on Vibes and electronic percussion. Playing at Sonic Imperfections, Montague Arms, Peckham London.

 

Dec 4th 2016 Harmonie Band at The Barbican, London, playing Paul Robinson's score to Nosferatu http://www.barbican.org.uk/film/event-detail.asp?ID=20294 

 

Nov 29th Playing drums in house band backing The Ridouts for Guildford Jazz https://guildfordjazz.wordpress.com/electric-theatre/ 

 

November 14th 2016 . Playing with LUMEkestra , large improvising ensemble, part of EFG London Jazz Festival at Iklectic, nr Waterloo, London http://serious.org.uk/events/lumekestra 

 

Nov 9th 2016 Playing drums in house band backing Byron Wallen at Guildford Jazz: https://guildfordjazz.wordpress.com/jazz-the-pavilion/

 

Nov 8th 2016 playing w pianist Stephen Horne at Electric Cinema, Notting Hill. Live improvised score to Pudovkin's film The End of St Petersburg at Electric Cinema Notting Hill, London, for Kino Klassica foundation.

 

Nov 4th 2016, Playing vibes, support for Tony Woods at Bracknell Jazz, 7.30pm South Hill Park Arts Centre http://www.bracknelljazz.co.uk 

 

October 27th 2016. Playing percussion / electronics w Penelope Dreaming (w Nette Robinson voc, Tony Woods sax) at Ram Jam, Kingston, 8pm, part of Inventions and Dimensions. https://www.facebook.com/inventionsanddimensions/ 

 

March 29th 2016. Back at Guildford Jazz again, this time at The Electric Theatre, this time with tenor player Karen Sharp, Mark Ridout on guitar, and of course Marianne Windham on the bass. https://guildfordjazz.wordpress.com/electric-theatre/#March2 

 

March 9th 2016. Playing at The Pavillion for Guildford Jazz's special 5th Anniversary gig, backing the great Alan Barnes, along with Marianne Windham on bass and guitarist Russell Jarrett. Come and join the party. Details: https://guildfordjazz.wordpress.com/jazz-the-pavilion/

 

11th February 2016. I'll be premiering anew dance piece made with choreographer/dancer Zamira Kate Mummery as part of Moving Words at Arts Depot in North Finchley. I'll be playing live on stage using vibes and electronics. https://www.artsdepot.co.uk/dance/moving-words-0 

 

8th January 2016. I'll be playing a (fairly) straight ahead gig on vibes as the guest at The Friday Jazz Session at the Bocabar in Glastonbury, Somerset. I'll be mixing a bit of original music in with a few standard tunes . http://glastonbury.bocabar.co.uk/bocabar-jazz-sessions/

 

5th January 2016. I'm playing with wonderful vocalist Laura Zakian at Guildford Jazz's "Jazz Cafe" evening at The Electric Theatre in Guildford Surrey. The backing band includes the sensational SteveLodder on piano, and Simon Thorpe on the bass. https://guildfordjazz.wordpress.com/electric-theatre/#January 

 

 23rd Dec - Playing a little local gig with my good friends bassist Marianne Windham and Russell Jarret at the Barley Mow in Shepparton. Mixture of original music and some standards. It will look a bit like the Red Norvo trio but won't sound very much like it!

 17th Dec - Playing at the LUME Hat and Dice free improv night at Hundred Years Gallery.  http://lumemusic.co.uk/listings/

 Tuesday 10th Nov. - Playing drums backing the British jazz sax legend Art Themen at Guildford Jazz.  https://guildfordjazz.wordpress.com

 Tuesday July 14th - I'm playing a solo vibes / electronics set at the wonderful SONIC IMPERFECTIONS, at The Montague Arms, Peckham S London. Details and updates : https://twitter.com/sonicimperfecti 

Thursday June 11th  - I'm providing a live score for a new dance work performed by ZKDance, created by Zamira Kate Mummery at Arts Depot, North Finchley, London

 Friday May 22nd 2015 - I'm playing a solo vibes / electronics set at CLUB INTEGRAL at The Others, 6-8 Manor Rd, Stoke Newington, London, N16 5SA. The gig also features fantastic Bristol duo Eyebrow. Doors 8.30pm. Details here : https://clubintegral.wordpress.com/events/

Thursday April 2nd - A new trio PENELOPE DREAMING - that's me (no vibes this time, but a hybrid little electronic/acoustic percussion set up), with Tony Woods on sax, and vocalist Nette Robinson, We'll be playing one of my favourite music nights in London, the wonderful LUME. Details here , and you can listen to a track we recorded here: 

Friday March 6th. I'll be taking part in the memorial gig for the late Cheryl King organized by Guildford Jazz. It's happening at Guildford Rugby Club - 

Sunday March 1st 2015.  I'm playing a solo set on vibes and electronics at TUESDAY'S POST in Stoke Newington, North London. Details here