Radio station: SWR 2
Venue/s of the event: E-WERK Freiburg
Links: SWR 2
audio stream: SWR 2
Described beautifully by Shabaka Hutchings as One of my definite favourite saxophone players from this country… one of the most distinctive and personalised sounds on the instrument that I’ve heard in a very very long time’. Alabaster is also a poet, a performer and an alround entertainer. He plays with wor
lds in the same way he bends the harmonious melodies of his instrument. His recent political contribution ‘Buy It’ went viral on Facebook, receiving over a thousand shares.
For Art’s Birthday, he will put together a vocal quartet plus.
Alabaster DePlume (sax and voice)
Ursula Russell (drums and voice)
Donna Thompson (drums and voice)
Matt Webb (double bass and voice)
Chestnutt of Snapped Ankles (synths)
London and Manchester based spoken word artist, writer and saxophonist Angus Fairbairn AKA Alabaster dePlume.