Mariam Rezaei (b.1984) Composer in Residence at The Literary and Philosophical Library, Newcastle, Artistic Director of NOISESTRA and The Old Police House, in Gateshead. In 2013, Mariam was awarded Best Newcomer 2012 Award at the Journal Culture Awards and in
Faye is an improviser, performer, and composer based in the North East. Playing clarinet, saxophone and sometimes her voice, Faye works in a variety of contexts which often revolve around exploring melodies, rhythm, story telling and sound. She writes for
Shelly Knotts produces live-coded and network music performances and projects which explore aspects of code, data and collaboration. Her experimental and collaborative tendencies have seen her engage with diverse musical practices and styles ranging from electroacoustic tape music to live-coded dance music.
Lindsay Hannon is an accomplished singer and composer, who creates an electric atmosphere while performing. An avid music fan from an early age, she came into her own after joining an electric blues band . Fascinated by a combination of the
Drummer and percussionist based in Newcastle. Links: Archipelago
Lancaster based guitar player and one quarter of Elephant In The Room. Links: Elephant In The Room on Facebook
Piano, synth and vocals based in Lancaster. Member of Elephant In The Room. Links: Elephant In The Room on Facebook
John is an improviser and composer based in Newcastle upon Tyne. He plays the double bass, bass guitar, musical saw and occasionally a dictaphone. Balancing a career as a session musician with an expansive creative practice, John funnels a lifelong
Clayton Jackson is an improvising drummer and percussionist who plays regularly with Lancaster based Elephant In The Room, and community world-music \/ jazz outfit, Off The Rails. Elephant play in various combinations and as a group with an increasing number
Trumpet, Tuba, Valve Trombone. Born 1952 Nr York. Started playing in Blues/New Orleans bands at age 13, moved to Sheffield in 1974 and became involved with the Free Music scene. Formed Hornweb Saxophone Quartet along with Martin Archer early eighties.