Steve Beresford

Monday, November 13, 1989. 8:00 pm

 

Steve Beresford + Co.  (selected excerpt) 1989

 

Steve Beresford 8pm (full set) at Roulette 13 Nov. 89

Steve Beresford

Monday, November 13, 1989. 8:00 pm

Kiss Tomorrow Good-bye, featuring the composer/keyboardist with Michel Doneda, soprano saxophone and Dennis Palmer, synthesizer.

Produced by Roulette as part of its contribution to the tenth anniversary New Music America Festival.

Steve Beresford (born 1950) is a British musician who utilizes a variety of instruments, including piano, electronics, trumpet, euphonium, bass guitar and toy instruments, such as the toy piano. He has also played a wide range of music. He is probably best known for free improvisation, but has also written music for film and television and has been involved with a number of pop music groups. Beresford played in Derek Bailey’s Company events and in the groups Alterations with David Toop, Terry Day and Peter Cusack, and the Three Pullovers with Nigel Coombes and Roger Smith. He was also a member with Gavin Bryars and Brian Eno of the Portsmouth Sinfonia. Beresford has continued to play free improvisation with a number of prominent musicians, including Evan Parker, Lol Coxhill, John Zorn, and Han Bennink. He has collaborated extensively with Swiss-American artist/musician Christian Marclay and is an active member of the long-standing London Improvisers Orchestra.