It quickly became a venue where just about everyone from the improvised music scene in the UK as well as some from Europe and North America could be heard. The trio 'badland' Simon Rose alto sax, Simon Fell double bass and Steve Noble drums (initially Mark Sanders), have toured extensively, had three albums released and a number of radio sessions including one for BBC Jazz on 3. Influences are broad and as well as European and American ideas relating to free improvisation (from those such as Derek Bailey, Evan Parker, Peter Brotzmann, Han Bennink) he is also interested in musical ideas on particularly wind and especially reed instruments as used historically throughout the world and particularly in Asia. Read more on Last.fm.
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