Out on bandcamp:
A set of improvised pieces recorded in the Great Hall, at the Abbey, Sutton Courtenay, 6 June 2018
Apart from the prelude, all pieces come as a minimally edited sequence, from a single one-hour long improvisation.
Késia Decoté is a pianist from Vitoria, Brazil. She holds a BA (Cum laude) and Master Degree in Piano Performance from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro, BR), MA (Dist) and PhD in Contemporary Arts and Music from Oxford Brookes University (Oxford, UK). She studied under Mr. Luiz Senise and Dr. Myrian Dauelsberg (piano), and Prof. Ray Lee (Contemporary Arts and Music). Késia has been developing a rich and diverse career, as piano soloist, chamber music instrumentalist, contemporary music interpreter, as a musician in theatre productions and as a member of Oxford Improvisers. Késia is interested in exploring alternative ways to shape her piano recitals, incorporating concepts from theatre, dance and visual arts in her performances.
Bruno Guastalla makes and repairs violins and plays and writes music, often in conjunction with dance. He works in association with the dancer Macarena Ortuzar and has collaborated with Cafe Reason and DEC Project. He is a member of Set Ensemble and Oxford Improvisers. He also plays with Confluence Collective, a multi-cultural community group.
released August 14, 2018
With thanks to Dylan Hayden, Charlotte Leport (The Abbey, Sutton Courtenay) and to our friend and dancing collaborator Joelle Pappas.
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