John Butcher

John Butcher lives in London. His playing ranges through free improvisation, his own (and others) compositions, multitracked recordings and tape pieces.  He has toured and  broadcast in over 20 countries, and recently appeared performing solo in the BBC TV series Date With an Artist.  He has been involved with numerous groups, including the final version of John Stevens's Spontaneous Music Ensemble, the  Butcher/ Durrant/ Russell trio, Chris Burn's Ensemble, a trio with Derek Bailey and Oren Marshall, various of Bailey's Company Weeks, Butch Morris's London skyscraper, the Phil Minton Quartet, Polwechsel and an electromanipulations duo with Phil Durrant.