Jumbo EP The Cinematic Orchestra Presents
In Motion Part 1
Dorian Concept and Tom Chant have co-composed two pieces for this release.
Jumbo EP Discordian Records
Barcelona based netlabel Discordian Records have released several recordings featuring me. Click here to view the discs I appear on.
Jumbo EP Live at 23 Robadors. 25.03.10
IED8
Raucous noisemaking from this Barcelona based octet.
Jumbo EP Jumbo with the Long Goodbye EP
Marseille Figs
5 new songs from Marseille Figs available on 12" vinyl, CD and MP3.
Go Jumbo!
Decentred
Tom Chant - saxophones and bass clarinet
Angharad Davies - violin
Benedict Drew - electronics
John Edwards - double bass


Otomo Yoshihide
Core Anode
Core Anode is Otomo's roaring-sound project, 3 pieces recorded live at concerts in Tokyo, Copenhagen and London.

Live at the Royal Albert Hall
Cinematic Orchestra
Recorded live at the Royal Albert Hall on November 3rd 2007 with guests the 24 piece Heritage Orchestra and Lou Rhodes.

That Mysterious Forest Below London Bridge
This Matchless Recordings CD includes a quartet of Tom Chant, Ross Lambert, Sebastian Lexer and Matt Milton as well as a new AMM piece, live at the Shunt Lounge, London Bridge, 2006.
The Dirty Canon
Marseille Figs
J Maizlish Mole - songs, singing, guitars
Dorian McFarland - accordion and brass
Tom Chant - reeds and keyboards
Cloister
Tom Chant and Sharif Sehnaoui
Tom Chant - soprano saxophone
Sharif Sehnaoui - acoustic guitar
The Blackbird's Whistle
Eddie Prévost Trio
Tom Chant - tenor sax and bass clarinet
John Edwards - double bass
Eddie Prévost - drums

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The Cinematic Orchestra in Australia

Sunday 6th October, 2013
The Cinematic Orchestra with the Sydney International Orchestra and the Light Surgeons play the Sydney Graphic Festival 2013

9pm
Concert Hall
Sydney Opera House
Bennelong Point
Sydney NSW 2000

Friday 11th October, 2013
The Cinematic Orchestra with Philharmonia Australia play the Melbourne Festival

8pm
Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne
26-28 Southgate Ave
Southbank VIC 3006

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Tom Chant // Pope // Ramon Prats

Tuesday 17th September, 2013
Discordian Tuesday #10
Soul Kitchen
Carrer de Guilleries 6
Barcelona 08012
Entrada : 3€
21.30h

Tom Chant - saxophones
Pope - trumpet
Ramon Prats - drums

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Tom Chant // Vasco Trilla

Tuesday 16th July, 2013
Discordian Tuesday #1
Soul Kitchen
Carrer de Guilleries 6
Barcelona 08012
Entrada : 3€
21.30h

Tom Chant - saxophones
Vasco Trilla - drums

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Ivo Sans // Tom Chant

Monday 6th May, 2013
Robadors 23
C/ d'en Robador Nº 23 Baixos Dreta
Barcelona 08001
Metro Liceu
Entrada : 3€
21.00h

Ivos Sans - drums
Tom Chant - saxophones

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Puigdemasa / Roca / Chant

Thursday April 18, 2013
al Bar del Centre Cívic La Sedeta
C Sicília, 321
08025 Barcelona
21.30h
€5.00

Berta Puigdemasa - arpa
Oriol Roca - bateria
Tom Chant - clarinet baix

Organised by Gracia Territori Sonor
Centre Cívic La Sedeta

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Agustí Fernández Three Islands Trio + Nate Wooley

Tuesday 9th April, 2013
Jamboree Jazz Club
Plaça Reial 17
08002 Barcelona
20.00h
Entrada: 8 (web) i 10 euros (taquilla) Tickets

20h. Agustí Fernández (piano) + Nate Wooley (trompeta)

22h. Agustí Fernández Three Islands Trio + Nate Wooley. Agustí Fernández (piano); Nate Wooley, (trompeta); Tom Chant, (saxos) i Míriam Fèlix (violoncello)

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Filthy Habits Ensemble at the Jamboree Club

Wednesday April 3 and 10, 2013
Filthy Habits Ensemble play Zappa and Stravinsky's Histoire de Soldat
Jamboree
Plaça Reial 17
08002 Barcelona
20.00h
€8.00

Filthy Habits Ensemble are:
El Pricto - saxo alto, clarinete, dirección y arreglos
Director López-Wilkins - guitarra eléctrica y archivo
Natsuko Sugao - trompeta
Tom Chant - saxos tenor y soprano
Don Malfon - saxos barítono y alto
Pablo Selnik - flauta
Jo Miramontes - teclados y sintetizador
Sebi Suárez - bajo eléctrico
Vasco Trilla - batería

Filthy Habits Ensemble
Jamboree
Arco y Flecha

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Saxophone Solo

Monday 18th March, 2013
Robadors 23
C/ d'en Robador Nº 23 Baixos Dreta
Barcelona 08001
Metro Liceu
Entrada : 3€
21.00h

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LA MONDA LIRONDA

Tuesday January 29, 2013
Robadors 23
C/ d'en Robadors Nº 23 Baixos Dreta
Barcelona 08001
22:00
€3

MIL PESETAS es fan els goliards i presenten
LA MONDA LIRONDA
amb

Pere 'a Doixo' Sousa - fonemes
Oriol 'Patatús' Luna - veu i bateria
Rosemary's Baby Kraan - baix i teclat
Roger 'el Mondongo' Atrofe - teclat i baix
Panotxa as Dr. Churruca - guitarra i sinte
and special guest star
Tom Chant as Chant Tom - saxos

Listen to La Monda here
Robadors 23

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Bruitage at the Hurta Cordel Festival

Wednesday January 23, 2013
Hurta Cordel 2013
XVII Festival Internacional de Improvisación
La Casa Encendida
Ronda Valencia, 2
28012 Madrid
20.00
€5.00

IED8

Click below for more information:
Bruitage
La Casa Encendida

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Discordian Community Riot!

Friday 21st December 2012
CAT (centro artesá tradicionarius)
Carrer d'Anna Frank
08012 Barcelona
Metro Fontana
21:00h
10€ (anticipada) 15€ (taquilla)

6 formaciones del sello Discordian Records (BCN) + gran ensemble
BLOW
BRUITAGE
SPIRAL BARRED
OUTERZONE
SIN ANESTESIA
REPTILIAN MAMBO
+
DISCORDIAN COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA

Discordian Records

CAT (centro artesá tradicionarius)

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IED8

Friday 30th November 2012
4to Ciclo de Música Experimental de La Justa Entropia
Convent de San Agustí
C/Comerç, 36
Barcelona
Metro Arc de Triomf
20:30h
2 euros

IED8 is:
Olga Abalos - alto saxophone
Tom Chant - tenor and soprano saxophones
Albert Cirera - tenor and soprano saxophones and tenora
Alfonso Muñoz - baritone and alto saxophones
Pope - trumpet and flugelhorn
Alejandro Garcia "Wassilly" - double bass
Dani Dominguez - drums
Pablo Rega - electric guitar

Organizado por:
La Justa Entropía

Colabora:
Convent de Sant Agusti

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Banda d'Improvisadors de Barcelona with Agustí Fernàndez

Friday 16th November, 2012
Sala 3 Tete Montoliu, L'Auditori
Carrer Lepant 150
Barcelona 08013
Metro Glòries and Marina (linea 1), Monumental (linea 2) y Bogatell (linea 4).
21h
ENTRADA : 12€

Al TR3SC promo
Advance tickets
Facebook event
NoNoLogic Facebook page
La Olla Express Facebook page

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Saxophone Solo

Friday 9th November, 2012
4to Ciclo de Música Experimental de La Justa Entropia
Capellas del Convent Sant Agusti
C/Comerç, 36
Barcelona
Metro Arc de Triomf
ENTRADA : 2€

Tom Chant - Solos de saxofon
Gabriel Millán - Improvisación con maderas

Organizado por:
La Justa Entropía

Colabora:
Convent de Sant Agusti

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Wild and Wonderful in Barcelona

Justin Donlon and Sylvia Vidal are making a series of films about various residents of Barcelona they think are wild and wonderful. I told them I was boring and awful but they went ahead anyway and made episode two of the series on me.
Here it is:

The video on Vimeo
Wild and Wonderful on Vimeo
The Wild and Wonderful blog

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The Man with a Hyena

Discordian Records have just released The Man with a Hyena: Live At Robadors 23

The Man with a Hyena is:
Tom Chant, saxophones
Dani Dominguez, drums
Javier Garcia, double bass

Peruse all the Discordian releases here.

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IED8

Sunday 29th July, 2012
Carrer de l'Encarnació, 2
Barcelona 08012
20:00h
5 euros

IED8 is:
Olga Abalos - alto saxophone
Tom Chant - tenor and soprano saxophones
Albert Cirera - tenor and soprano saxophones and tenora
Alfonso Muñoz - baritone and alto saxophones
Pope - trumpet and flugelhorn
Javier Garcia - double bass
Dani Dominguez - drums
Pablo Rega - electric guitar

Youtube flyer!

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Tom Chant and Masa Kamaguchi

Saturday 14th July, 2012
Bar Llibreria Roxanne
calle Martínez de la Rosa, 27
Barcelona (metro: Diagonal)
20:30 horas
5 euros

Tom Chant - tenor and soprano saxophones
Masa Kamaguchi - double bass

This is part of the Músiques disperses cycle at the Roxanne Bar in Gracia. Programmed and organised by Usted es un Colectivo & Overlook Hotel

More info here.

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Decentred

Thursday 14th June, 2012
time: 7:00pm
venue: V22 Workspace (Cinema Space in F3)
entrance: £5 adv. (£6 door)
Tickets: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/165743 and on the door

DECENTRED
Tom Chant - saxophones
Angharad Davies - violin
Benedict Drew - electronics
John Edwards - double bass

Decentred on Another Timbre: http://anothertimbre.com/decentred.html

address:
V22 Workspace
The Biscuit Factory
F Block
100 Clement's Road
LONDON, SE16 4DG
http://goo.gl/maps/eIHa

www.v22collection.com/club/event.php?ID=16

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Eddie Prévost Trio

Wednesday 13th June, 2012
Doors open at 7.30pm
entrance: £7 / £5 conc.

EDDIE PREVOST TRIO
Tom Chant - saxophones
John Edwards - double bass
Eddie Prévost - drums

NETWORK THEATRE
246A Lower Road, Waterloo, SE1 8SJ
Underneath Waterloo Station Jubilee Line entrance (or exit 2), and opposite Sainsbury's in Waterloo Road.
www.networktheatre.org

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No Desprenda Colas Ni Estares

Tuesday 29th May and Friday 1st June, 2012
Xavi Hurtado - Tom Chant - Carlos Gomez
con la colaboración de Alba Calle
8pm
Auditorio de la Caja Madrid
Plza Cataluña 9, Barcelona
admission free

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Plat Du Jour

Milo Waterfield and Simon Swatman have made a film for Channel 4's Random Acts short film season. It's called Plat Du Jour and I play some very smooth jazz piano to accompany the fine dining you can see in this short animation.

Watch it here.

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ROT

Saturday March 26, 2011
Bondhouse
20-32 Goodwood Road
ASC Projects entrance 2
London
SE14 6BL
8-11pm
£5/£4 concessions

I'll be playing with ROT with Olly and Rachel Howard as part of Pullit's new show Transmission. The show is on from Friday March 25th to Saturay April 9th and the private view is on Friday 25th March. All at the above address.

More information here and here

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Duets night onboard the good ship Adelheid

Sunday March 20, 2011
Badalona marina
Mooring L2, next to the bars
Badalona
08918
Nearest stations are Badalona station (Renfe) from where you head for the sea and turn right or Pep Ventura (L2). From Pep Ventura take C/ Maria Auxiliadora towards the sea, go through the plaça, take the footbridge over the railway and turn right to get to the marina
5pm

The duos are:
Tom Chant (soprano saxophone) and
Marc Egea (hurdy-gurdy)
Free Brothers: Tino Regueira (electric guitar) and
John Williams (tenor saxophone)

Drinks and tapas will be available on board. Entrance is 4 euros which gets you a drink. All proceeds go to the musicians.

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Sin Anestesia

Sunday February 20, 2011
Heliogabal
C/ Ramón y Cajal, 80
Barcelona
08012
21.30
7€

Sin Anestesia is 10 saxophonists in various combinations (including all ten at once) playing improvised music.
Conceived and organised by German Lazaro AKA Jack Torrance, it's part of the Heiogabal venue's Músiques Disperses series for February.

Here's the line up:
Agustí Martínez
Albert Cirera
Tom Chant
El Pricto
Ferran Besalduch
Pep Pascual
Liba Villavecchia
Lluís Vallès
Xavier Díaz Herrera
Don Malfon

More information here:
Jack Torrance's Overlook Hotel blog
Heliogabal

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IED8 at the Hurta Cordel Festival

Saturday February 12, 2011
Hurta Cordel 2011
XV Festival Internacional de Improvisación
Espai Cultural
Pl. de Catalunya, 9
Obra Social Caja Madrid
Barcelona
21.30
€2.50

IED8

The rest of the festival looks like this:
Miércoles 9 de febrero:
21.30 HASTE (Veryan Weston, Ingrid Laubrock, Hannah Marshall)

Jueves 10 de febrero:
21.30 Chefa Alonso/Barbara Meyer/Albert Kaul

Viernes 11 de febrero:
21:30 Christoph Irmer /Mark Charig
All concerts are €2.50

Click below for more information:
IED8
Espai Cultural

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IED8 on Audition Records

Release date: 25/11/2010
Netlabel Audition Records have just released IED8: Live at 23 Robadors. 25.03.10

IED8

This is a free, Internet only release. Download it here now.

Click below for more information:
IED8
Audition Records

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Three in London

Sunday November 14, 2010
Cinematic Orchestra
The Royal Albert Hall
Kensington Gore
London SW7 2AP
7.30pm

I'll also be playing with Dorian Concept at the RAH before Cinematic Orchestra play.

Tuesday November 16, 2010
Eddie Prévost Trio
Network Theatre
246a Lower Road
Waterloo
London SE1
(a wee bit difficult to find, check the map)
Underneath Waterloo Station Jubilee Line entrance (or exit 2), and opposite Sainsbury's in Waterloo Road.
map: www.networktheatre.org/Pages/map.aspx

music starts at 7.30pm
£6

The Eddie Prévost Trio is:
Tom Chant, tenor and soprano saxophones
John Edwards, double bass
Eddie Prévost, drums

More info here.

Saturday November 20, 2010
Marseille Figs play the legendary Gypsy Hotel at its new location The Woodstore on Saturday 20 November, with the Big Band: Andrew Ranken, Jem Finer and John Edwards

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The Woodstore (below Pleasance Theatre)
1 Carpenters Mews
North Rd, N7 9EF
(2 min walk from Caledonian Rd Tube – bus 393 stops outside)
Tel. 020 7700 1858

Doors @ 8pm.
Show @ 9pm.
Figs @ 11pm.
£7 before 10, £10 after

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IED8 x2

26 October
TePeKaLe Sound
Centre Santa Tecla
L’Hospitalet de Llobregat
Barcelona
Metro: L1 Torrassa
20h
Entrada gratuïta / free entrance

29 October
Centro Galego de Barcelona
La Rambla 35
Barcelona
Metro: L3 Liceu
21h
Entrada ?

IED8 is
Olga Àbalos - saxo alt i flauta travessera
Tom Chant - saxo soprano i tenor, i clarinet baix
Albert Cirera - saxo tenor i soprano
Alfonso Muñoz - saxo barítono
Pope - trompeta
Pablo Rega - guitarra elèctrica
Javier García - contrabaix
Dani Domínguez - bateria

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The Man with a Hyena
play the LEM festival, Barcelona
Thursday 14th October 2010

La Fontana
Gran de Gràcia, 190 – 192
Barcelona

Tickets are €6 for 3 concerts
21 h. Les Aus
22 h. The Man with a Hyena
23 h. Narwhal

The Man with a Hyena is:

Tom Chant, saxophones
Dani Dominguez, drums
Javier Garcia, double bass

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Dorian Concept and Tom Chant
at the RUN VIE festival, Vienna

07.10.2010
21:00
at WUK
Address: Währingerstrasse 59, 1090 Wien
Entrance: VVK 10.00 | AK 12.00

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BIB sandwich featuring Clayton Thomas and Agustí Fernández
Berlin-based Australian double-bassist Clayton Thomas is in town and I'll be playing two concerts with him; the first a duo and the second a trio with pianist Agustí Fernández. Sandwiched between these is a Banda d'Improvisadors de Barcelona concert featuring poet Anna Maluquer.

22nd April, 21.00

Clayton Thomas, double bass
Tom Chant, saxophones

Robadors 23,
C/Robadors 23,
Barcelona
€4

23rd April, 19.00

BIB with Anna Maluquer

Plaça d’Allada Vermell,
Barcelona
free entry

24th April, 20.30

Clayton Thomas, double bass
Agustí Fernández, piano
Tom Chant, saxophones

Centre Civic Can Deu
Plaça de la Concòrdia, 13,
Les Corts,
Barcelona, 08014
free entry
April 5, 2010

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The Man with a Hyena
Friday 9th April, 21.00

Heliogabal
Calle Ramon y Cajal 80
Barcelona
€4.50

The Man with a Hyena is:

Tom Chant, saxophones
Dani Dominguez, drums
Javier Garcia, double bass

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IED8
IED8 at Robadors 23
C/Robadors 23, Barcelona, 08001
Monday 22nd March
20.30
Price: I couldn't tell you. Sorry.

IED8 is:
Pope, trompeta
Tom Chant, soprano saxophone
Olga Ábalos, alto saxophone
Albert Cirera, tenor saxophone
Alfons Muñoz, barítono saxophone
Pablo Rega, guitarra
Javier García, contrabajo
Dani Domínguez, batería

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Pocketbook of Lightning
I'll be playing two concerts as the guest of Pocketbook of Lightning, the Portuguese duo of Marco Franco (drums) and Nuno Rebelo (guitar) in Portalegre and Faro, Portugal.

19 February
23.30
Portalegre Jazz Festival
Centro de Artes do Espectáculo de Portalegre
Praça da República nº39
7300-109 Portalegre

20 February
21.30
Teatro das Figuras
Horta das Figuras, Estrada Nacional 125,
8005-518 Faro
January 27, 2010
3 in Barcelona
26 January

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Tom Chant (reeds)/Javier Garcia (contrabajo)

20:00
TePeKaLeSOUND
Av Josep Tarradellas 44
08901
L’Hospitalet

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IED8
(Pope, trompeta; Tom Chant, soprano saxophone; Olga Ábalos, alto saxophone; Albert Cirera, tenor saxophone; Alfons Muñoz, barítono saxophone; Pablo Rega, guitarra; Javier García, contrabajo; Dani Domínguez, batería)

28 February

Fran Bartlett (cello)/Tom Chant (reeds)/ Marc Egea (hurdy gurdy)/ Javier Garcia (contrabajo)

Both the above February concerts take place at:

Heliogabal
C/ Ramón y Cajal, 80
Barcelona

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JUMBO!
Marseille Figs have released Jumbo and the Long Goodbye EP. 5 new songs featuring special guests John Edwards, Jem Finer, Andrew Rankin, Paul Seacroft, Darryl Hunt and the Jumbo Chorale.

Available in 12" Vinyl, CD and MP3.

Listen here.

Buy it here:
iTunes
Rough Trade
or Cargo

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Decentred
Decentred is the new record by myself, Angharad Davies, Benedict Drew and John Edwards on the Another Timbre record label. On it are improvisations and realisations of scores by John Cage and Michael Pisaro.

The launch is at the unnamed music festival run by Another Timbre label boss Simon Reynell on Thursday 11th June.

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