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Tony Gorman's Monday Club

  • Halfback Books/ Hall's Books & Records Suite 1, 8-12 Pacific Parade Dee Why, NSW, 2099 Australia (map)

Tony Gorman's Monday Club grew from a chance meeting between Tony and Steve. A shared desire to explore sound was enough to start things moving - starting with long notes (to quote Tony - β€œis there anything they CAN'T do?”), it has quickly become something more. It's never been a conscious directing of events, but more an unfolding as the process deepens...

The sources of this music are varied, elusive and not easily named - the spaces between words, and thoughts; the subtle stirrings of shifting time; flashing inspiration, raging and at once subsiding; a sense of space becoming sound becoming space...

There are deep sonorities and ranging explorations, our vehicle the unique instrumentation and broad range of experience and inspiration within the group. Each time we play something is found, a collective space is arrived upon, and so the journey begins anew even as it continues.
Tony Gorman (alto clarinet)
Paul Cutlan (bass clarinet)
Boyd (contrabass clarinet)
Stephen Morley (horn)
Mary Rapp (cello double bass)
Benjamin Samuels (bass Clarinet)