the visitors

the visitors

phil gibbs - guitar
neil metcalfe - flute
adrian northover - saxophones
marcello magliocchi - drums / percussions




Neil Metcalfe (flute), has been active on London improvising scene since the 70’s.
He has played with, amongst many others;Evan Parker, Roscoe Mitchell, Paul Dunmall,
Lol Coxhill and Tony Marsh and was a member of the Spontaneous Music Ensemble,
considered by many to be the flagship European Improvising Ensemble.
His current output includes Cds with Paul Dunmall, Alison Blunt, Hanna Marshall and the Runcible Quintet.



MarcelloMarcello Magliocchi , drums / percussions / instant compositions.
Musical explorer, has performed and recorded in many and variated musical universes, addressing different languages such as jazz, instant composition,live music for silent movies and more, interacting with the worlds of dance and theater.Currently his rhythmic timbre research takes the form of sound experiences with musicians from around the world by participating or organizing different ensemble of improvisers, video materials, electronics.
Since 1974 he has worked in several projects (concerts, recordings, jam sessions, etc. )involving the most significant musicians of jazz and italian artists and improvisers in the world scene as :Mal Waldron, Peter Kowald, Jim Dvorak, Steve Potts, Joelle Leandre, John Tchicai, Beniat Achiary,Carlos Zingaro, Evan Parker, Michel Godard, Tom Varner, Harri Sjostrom, Sakis Papadimitriou, Kent Carter, William Parker, Evan Parker, Adrian Northover,
Daniel Thompson,Maresuke Okamoto, J.M.Van Schouwburg, Marcio Mattos and other guests.

Adrian Northover
Adrian Northover - saxophones,
Played and recordings with, The Remote Viewers, Sonicphonics (with Billy Bang), The London Improvisers Orchestra,
Ensemble Trip-Tik, Anna Homler, , The Custodians Of The Realm, Tristan Honsinger and JJ Duerinckx ,
duo CD’s with Adam Bohman, Tasos Stamou, Daniel Thompson, Steve Noble, John Edwards and others.
Current projects include ‘Hard Evidence’ playing the music of Thelonious Monk, Vladimir Miller’s Notes from Underground,
The Dinner Party, ‘Hogcallin’  - a septet playing the music of Charles Mingus, and a trio with Marcio Mattos and Marilza Gouvea.
Recent collaborators include Neil Metcalfe(flute), Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg (voice), Vladimir Tarasov (drums),
and Marcello Magliocchi (drums) and Daniel Thompson(guitar).
Adrian is also involved with Indian music (Jazz Thali ) and works with live music for film (Ensemble Kino).


Phil Gibbs

Phil Gibbs - guitar,
has produced a series of groundbreaking recordings as composer and guitar soloist, and played on
over forty with heavyweight jazz groups including a cast of internationally recognised players -
William Parker, Paul Dunmall, John Serry, Roy Cambell, Keith Tippett, Hamid Drake, Markus Stockhausen, Paul Rogers,
and many others. His approach to guitar performance includes many new extended techniques and preparations,
which he has explored much further than any other guitarist alive today.
He has been described in recent reviews as a master of six or seven performance styles,
and regularly receives excellent critical notices from downtown New York,
which some regard as the toughest place to 'make your mark'.