82a Sunday Session 26th April 2015

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TODAY
&
Every Sunday
1:30pm – 6:30pm

07 13 2014 group shot
07-13-2014 group shot

To guarantee yourself active participation
and to help facilitate technical requirements and the set up of the space
Please confirm & make your needs known

THE SCHEDULE (approximate)
10:00am
Technical and spacial set up. Any assistance will be welcome. People with a particularly complex set up should attempt to get in before the session starts

1:30pm to 2:30pm A period for throwing around ideas/structures people would like to try and any prep necessary for the 2nd period
2:45pm to 5:15pm Free and/or structured improvisation and/or/maybe ideas from the 1st period
5:30pm to 6:30pm “VA@82A” = Virtually Acoustic, Free and/or structured improvisation with absolutely essential amplification only

What you hear or see when you arrive doesn’t indicate or dictate the whole afternoon. There’s access into the PA for IPod, IPhone, IPad, laptop, CD and there’s a dedicated laptop, projector, large screen, ‘Band in Box’, a big blackboard, reams of paper and marker pens so everyone can be on the same page!

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About/Aims

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The 82A Sunday Sessions
Every Sunday 1:30pm – 6:00pm
Free to performers and musicians interested in originality, improvisation, pushing the envelope, meeting like minded people
Registration required

Video Walk thru of the entire space

The sessions are:

  • In a relaxed private studio/rehearsal/theatre/space in Alexandria Sydney Australia away from the hype of the music, entertainment and theatre scene/s, where interesting stuff can happen. It is not a money making venture and not open to a public audience.
  • The sessions are free and open to musicians/performers/artists interested in, improvisation, expanding their boundaries, meeting new people, collaborating, constructive dialogue, jamming
  • Performers/musicians can show or work on their and other people’s material, have their own work appraised, push their envelope, leap off the deep end, meet like minded people and have fun doing it without the burden of logistics or having to hire a studio or gear. Full list of the facilities and equipment available
  • Participants need to register to be given an invitation

Aims/Method:

  • The content of the sessions are entirely dependent on the participants. There’s no guarantee who’ll be at each session, the level of ability and there is no strict order. Original work and constructive criticism will be encouraged.
  • Please bear in mind that what you see and hear when you first arrive is not indicative of the whole session. There might be a wait, it won’t be for ever, so stick around.
  • If there’s something specific you’d like to try, please consider how you can present it and speak up! There’s access into the PA for IPod, IPhone, IPad, laptop, CD. Also a dedicated laptop, projector, large screen, ‘Band in Box’ and big blackboard so everyone can be on the same page

NB: The Sunday Sessions are not for bands/groups/recording:

Documentation/Recordings/Video/Photography:

  • Sometimes the record button is pressed … sometimes not.
  • Recordings/photos/videos are published only so people can get an idea of what has and can happen and as a platform to demonstrate people’s abilities
  • Mix down/editing photos/video and publication on the 82A Sunday Sessions blog, A Minor detour blog, YouTube and/or Sound Cloud and other media is at the facilitator’s discretion and is only meant to be representative, not finished product.
  • Agreement/release of recordings/photos/video for publication is by participation. Example http://wp.me/p38vMA-hO. If you do not want to be recorded/published or your name to appear on the Sunday Sessions blog, YouTube, Sound Cloud or other media, please inform the facilitator on the day.
  • Example of project development from Sunday Sessions http://wp.me/p38vMA-iG

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Are you going to be in Sydney from out of town?
Are you a player, dancer, poet, wordsmith, writer, performer?
Looking for players or performers or just looking for a jam?
Register (free), to get the full address and contact details for 82A activities
Tell us what activity you’d like to be involved in or what you do and more importantly, what you’d like to do!

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Profits from Concerts/Showcases and/or monies from the disposal/sale of Donated Equipment or equipment bought from donations: go to
IBMA is a non-profit association dedicated to assisting disadvantaged youth who wish to follow a career in theatre
The Ian Bowie Memorial Association is a non-profit association
dedicated to assisting disadvantaged youth who wish to follow a career in theatre/entertainment.
(The IBMA web site is currently being transferred and updated)

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C©pyright applies. Do the right thing!

The recordings of the Sunday Sessions are free for you to listen to and download. Great isn’t it? However, they are copyrighted. If you upload any of the 82a Sunday Sessions recordings to your own blog or Sound Cloud or website or any other medium where it is made available to the public, don’t be lazy. Acknowledge the people who played on them. All the details are on each track like this Sound Cloud examplethx
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Recording the Sunday Sessions

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Quite a few people have asked how I record the Sunday Session, what mics, how many takes, software etc etc

It’s live: one take, often there’s no discussion about what is going to be played. No overdubs, no samples, nothing added, only subtracted from the mix. Mostly channels are recorded fairly flat, with a tweak to the tops, especially on vintage ribbon mics. A bit of a roll off on the bass end to get rid of whoofs & rumble.

The ‘Studio':
Is basically a large room in an artists warehouse/living space. It’s not sound proofed, there no baffles, no partitions, no booths and it has a tin roof. If it rains, it’s great for … well, recording rain on a tin roof!

There’s no separate control room, so it’s like being at a live gig in a very small club or pub

Everything: is close miked & first thru a PreSonus StudioLive 24.4.2 – 24 channel digital mixer then thru a firewire to the recording computer;
Fujitsu Lifebook SH761: at the moment. Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) J7-2620M. CPU: @ 2.70GHz 2.70 GHz. RAM: 8.00 GB. Operating System: 64-bit / Windows 7. With nothing else running (clean boot), it handles 24 tracks @ 48,000 Hz 16 bit

Recording Software/Daw: Sonar X2 Producer, Sound Forge 10, iZotope Ozone 5.
Plugins: some from Sonar, some from Sound Forge and a few from Variety of Sound (Free and extremely nice)

From the Presonus: there’s a stereo send to a 1970 Jands JM10 12 Channel Analogue mixer to the PA FOH with a touch of reverb added via a Digitec DSP128 processor. The FOH acts as the main foldback for vocals and acoustic instruments only, no guitar amps, bass, keyboards or drums. Because it’s a small space/venue this is adequate for the players and/or an audience. Another stereo send goes to a secondary foldback system, two speakers either side of the players. It carries mono vocals & acoustic instruments and a slight touch of keyboards & guitar amps to the opposite sides of the setup so everyone can hear each other.

The PA/FOH: 2 x 15″ JBL 2 way enclosures powered by a Behringer iNUKE NU3000 – Stereo 880 Watts per side

Secondary foldback: 2 x 12″ x 2 way enclosures at the back of the setup powered by an Amcron Micro-Tech 1200 – Stereo 480 Watts per side. There’s also a small powered mono monitor for the drummer.

Drum Kit: Close miked. Bass drum 1 x Sennheiser e602-II. Main snare is a 1930’s Premiere double snare 2 x SM57 one on top, one underneath). Tom Toms 3 x SM57. Timbalis & Drouyn Marching Snare share 1 x SM57. HiHat and Piccolo snare share 1 x SM57. Cymbals 2 x (Matched Pair) Rode NT55 positioned overhead & close.

Congas & shakers: 1 x Behringer C-2

Bass: Via a DI. Keyboard: Via a DI.

Guitar cabinets: Vox AC30 – 1 x SM57, Roland JC120 – 1 x 1952 Riem 230 Mignon Ribbon, Fender Princeton DSP65 – 1 x 1960s Shure 330 Uni-Ron Ribbon Ribbons are via Triton FetHeads

Sax/Brass: 1 x Sennheiser MD 421-II

Vocals: 2 x Beyerdynamic M500 Ribbons (matched pair) thru Triton FetHeads, 1 x Sennheiser e835, 4 x Shure SM58’s
All vocal mics have foam covers which cuts down on ‘popping’ ‘p’s, ‘b’s and the whoof of the ‘w’s in ‘when/what/why’. Also easy to clean after each use.

Also have: a variety of DI’s and other mics .. full list of gear

Mixing process: un-necessary frequencies are most often taken out and because the room is live, there’s spill. Again this is subtracted via EQ leaving only what’s required to define the character of each instrument or voice. The tracks are then edited, cut down, getting rid of glaring mistakes and really boring bits before position/panning & reverb/effects on each channel if necessary and a mix down. The mixed track is copied two or three times. One copy is kept, the others are used for mastering versions. These are all kept in the one DAW file as separate tracks. A copy of the raw mix is exported as a high quality .wav file, so if the DAW file is lost or corrupted there’s still a copy of the semi finished track

Mastering: Usually left for a few days before mastering with Sound Forge 10 & iZotope Ozone 5. This is done via Sonar X2 so the mastered tracks stay in the same DAW file. Again, the mastered tracks are exported as high quality .wav files in case the DAW file is lost or corrupted.

Next mastering session I’ll render some samples for here.

Distribution: MP3 by Lame via the DAW

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Studio facilities and equipment

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Performance Space Facilities:
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BASICS
7 mtr x 7 mtr Sprung Dance Floor
Mirrors, Blacks, Professional Sound System
5mtr x 4 mtr Black Non-Skid Tarkett
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Is the space for hire at other times? Yessiree ma’am!
82A is a studio in a private residence, it is not a business or a commercial money making venture. All monies and contributions go towards keeping the Sunday Sessions free! INQUIRIES
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45mm diameter Chrome Dance Pole (spinning or static)
45mm diameter Chrome Dance Pole (spinning or static)
Tumbling Mats
Climber Sutra (US) Stunt Jerk Harness
Climber Sutra (US) Stunt Jerk Harness
100 mtr Abseiling rope
Figure 8 Descenders
Carabiners & associated rigging
Limited Suspension Points
(you must have a qualified rigger)


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P A System
PArack01
FOH 2 x 15″ JBL 2 way
Behringer iNUKE NU3000 – Stereo 880 Watts per side
Fold Back 2 x 12″ Eminence 2 way
Amcron Micro-Tech 1200 – Stereo 480 Watts per side
1 x 12 Channel Jands JM10 analogue mixer
1 x PreSonus StudioLive 24.4.2 24 Channel digital mixer
EQ & Effects
CD Player – Access for Ipod/Mp3 players etc

Microphones / Leads / Stands:

4 x Shure SM58 Vocal Microphones
4 x Shure SM58
8 x SM57 Instrument Microphones
9 x SM57
1 x Shure 55SH classic
1 x Shure 55SH classic
(with 55SH Upgrade Kit)
Shure VP64
Shure VP64

1 x Sennheiser e835
1 x Sennheiser e835
Sennheiser e602-II
1 x Sennheiser e602-II
Sennheiser MD 421-II
1 x Sennheiser MD 421-II


1 x Electro-Voice 635A/B (circa 1965)
1 x Electro-Voice 635A/B (circa 1965)
2 x (Matched Pair) Rode NT55 Microphones
2 x (Matched Pair) Rode NT55 Microphones
1 x Behringer Dual Diaphram Condenser B-2 Pro
1 x Behringer Dual Diaphram Condenser B-2 Pro
2 x (Matched Pair) Behringer C-2
2 x (Matched Pair) Behringer C-2

RIBBON & VINTAGE MICS
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1 x RCA Varacoustic MI-6203-D (circa 1945)
RCA Varacoustic MI-6203-D 1945 RCA Varacoustic MI-6203-D 1945 RCA Varacoustic MI-6203-D 1945
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3 x Steanes (Australia) 1946 Ellipsoid Ribbon Microphones
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This one bought from John, a local musician Redfern Sydney. Hand delivered.
Had the foamies bad, wiring busted, ribbon sagging slightly but otherwise in very good condition.
steanes 1946 elipsoid ribbon motor 01
Cleaned out the gunky foam. Took the slight sag out of the ribbon, replaced wiring and cable and gave it an XLR, used a foam wind filter to replace the rotten ‘pop’ shield fabric (can now be easily washed), spit and polish, fired it up with a Fethead … rich & warm (need to push the top end ever so slightly) … a beauty!
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The second I’ve yet to refurbish
Steanes 1946 Ellipsoid ribbon no# 2 Steanes 1946 Ellipsoid ribbon no# 2 02
Apart from the casing damage & the same foam deterioration, the motor looks to be in about the same condition as the first. Although the casing is really bashed about the ribbon looks perfect – will find out soon enough!

2 x Beyerdynamic M500 Ribbons
Beyerdynamic M500 Ribbons

2 x 1960’s Reslo RBT/L Ribbon
Reslo Ribbon Microphone RBT/L 30-50 ohm
6 x Triton FetHead
FetHead PreAmp

1 x 1960s Reslo Beeb by Xaudia

1 x 1940s Electro-Voice V-1 Ribbon

1 x 1960s Shure 330 Uni-Ron Ribbon SN#530
1960s Shure 330 Uni-Ron ribbon SN530 01 1960s Shure 330 Uni-Ron ribbon SN530 02

1 x 1952 Shure 315s Ribbon
1952 Shure 315S Ribbon

1 x 1952 Riem 230 Mignon Ribbon
1952 Riem 230 Mignon 01 1952 Riem 230 Mignon 02 1952 Riem 230 Mignon

1 x Fostex M88RP Flat Coil Printed Ribbon Dynamic (SN# 107069 1984?)
1 x Fostex M88RP Flat Coil Printed Ribbon Dynamic (SN# 107069 1984?) Fostex M88RP Ribbon  02 Fostex M88RP Ribbon 03 Fostex M88RP Ribbon Mic
Bought from Pete’s Musicians Market Newtown Sydney 1994 for about Au$40.00 — Price now :-)
Great for guitar cabinets, brass, vocals, double bass, bass drum. With a FetHead PreAmp it’s simply delicious! Phantom power for the FetHead doesn’t get through to the mic BTW.
Full description HERE

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1 x Altec 670B (circa 1950’s)
Currently out if service, my bad! Magnets sucked a screw onto the ribbon.
Altec 670B 1950's Altec 670B 1950's
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I refurbished this 1940’s Shure 55 Fatboy for Philip Cleary a regular to the Sessions
Shure 55 1940s Fatboy Shure 55 1940s Fatboy
Stripped down, cleaned, polished, new acoustic silks (double to stop the ‘pop’), 55SH Upgrade Kit & simplified mount set slightly further back into the body than usual, 6mtr XLR cable, retaining the original connector at the body. The double silks and deeper placement of the element eliminate popping altogether. It’s a really nice mic!!
Shure 55 1940s Fatboy Shure 55 1940s Fatboy
SOLD!
The weight, size, polished finish, shape is solid and it sounds like it looks & feels … clean, big, fat and mean. I am really surprised at the difference between a newer body with the exact same upgrade element and the fuller richer sound with that element in the larger ‘FatBoy’ body. I’m guessing its the ambience of the inner space. I’m jealous! I’m gonna do one for me!
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Crystal Mics
1 x Turner Model 22X circa 1940’s Serial No# 33750
Turner 22X 1940s SN 33750 Turner 22X 1940s SN 33750 02 Turner 22X 1940s SN 33750 Turner 22X 1940s SN 33750

1 x Tecnico Model 80 (SN#1319)
Made in Australia Marrickville NSW circa 1952
Tecnico Model 80 Marrickville NSW SN#1319 01 Tecnico Model 80 Marrickville NSW SN#1319 02 Tecnico Model 80 Marrickville NSW SN#1319 04 Tecnico Model 80 Marrickville NSW SN#1319 05 Tecnico Model 80 Marrickville NSW SN#1319 04

Belcat Egt 220 Transducers for acoustic instruments
Belcat Egt 220 Transducers for acoustic instruments
FetHead Piezo PreAmp
1 x FetHead Piezo PreAmp
1 x Behringer TUBE ULTRAGAIN MIC200  Preamp
1 x Behringer TUBE ULTRAGAIN MIC200 Preamp

DI’s :

5 x  ULTRA-DI DI20
5 x ULTRA-DI DI20
1 x Legacy DI 1 Active DI
1 x Legacy DI 1 Active DI
1 x Leem direct-box NDR-40
1 x Leem direct-box NDR-40

Keyboards:

Technics SX-PC15 Digital Piano

Technics SX-PC15 Digital Piano

Clive Little 01
The fabulous Clive Little and an anonymous donor have generously provided an 88 key Technics SX-PC15 Digital Piano/Keyboard
Roland ED Midi SoundCanvas SC-8850

Roland ED Midi SoundCanvas SC-8850

Peavey KB100 Keyboard Amplifier

Peavey KB100 Keyboard Amplifier

KAWAI KC20 Keyboard

KAWAI KC20 Keyboard 61 keys
User’s Manual

Drums:

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Basic kit:
22″ Kick
10″ Tom
12″ Tom
14″ Floor tomSnares:

Premiere 1930's Dominion series (battle scarred)

1 x Vintage Premiere 1930’s
Dominion series (UK)

Snares Top & Bottom
(battle scarred)

Drouyn deep marching double snare.

Drouyn (Australia)
Naval Issue Marching
(12″ deep)
Snares Top & Bottom
Shell Australian Rose Alder

Dixon Piccolo Snare Bronze Shell

1 x Dixon Piccolo Snare
Bronze Shell

Afuche/Cabasa

1 x small Afuche/Cabasa

drumkit02
Cymbals:
1 x Meinl 22″ Heavy Ride
1 x Meinl 20″ Jazz Ride
1 x Zildjian 20″ China
1 x Paiste 18″ crash
1 x Sabian 17″ crash
Some trashy cymbals
1 x Paiste 404 14″ Hi HatPercussion:
Congas
I mentioned the Sunday Sessions in passing conversation with a young couple in Allans Music. They thought it was a good idea and out of the blue donated the deposit for a layby on the congas I’d been looking at acquiring by hook or by crook. I am continually overwhelmed by people’s generosity!
Thanks to all!
(All donated equipment and equipment purchased by donation, will eventually be sold and the proceeds will go towards the Ian Bowie Memorial Association who provide small grants for courses and mentoring for under privileged youth who wish to pursue a career in the theatre and entertainment industries)
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1 set x (2) Pearl Timbales
Found at a bus stop
in the rain

3 x Tamborines Heavy, Medium, Light
Shakers, gourds, cowbells, junk

Drums record something like on this track

Basses/Amp:

Gallien Krueger 400RB (200 Watt) 15 JBL & Piezo horn

Gallien Krueger 400RB (200 Watt)
15″ JBL & Piezo horn

If you have an instrument bring it. If you don’t have an electric bass there are these:

Hohner B2 Steinberger copy

Hohner B2 Steinberger
Good sustain, nice tone

Samick Jazz Bass

Samick Jazz Bass
Good tone & sustain over the entire fretboard
Found in a Sydney Laneway!

Ibanez AEB8E Acoustic Electric Bass Guitar

Ibanez AEB8E Acoustic Electric Bass Guitar

Guitars/Amps:

If you have an instrument bring it. If you don’t have an electric guitar there’s this:

Ibanez stagestar - found in a laneway in Sydney

Ibanez Stage Star ’97 – Strat Copy
Also found in a Sydney laneway
S/N H9705628 Terada, Japan 1997)

Fender Princeton 65 DSP

1 x Fender Princeton 65 DSP
65 watt Solid State
Built in Fx
12″ Fender Speaker
It’s got a Fender sound
.. and smell!

Vox AC30C2

Vox AC30C2
Valve – 30 watt

Vox AC30C2

What can I say?
IT’S NICE!!!

Roland JC-120

Roland JC-120
120 Watts of clean sound

Recording Facilities:

24 Track PreSonus StudioLive 24.4.2

1 x 24 Track PreSonus StudioLive 24.4.2

Software/Daw:
Sonar X2 Producer
Sound Forge 10
iZotope Ozone 5
Variety of Sound plug ins
Laptop: Fujitsu Lifebook SH761 laptop
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) J7-2620M CPU @ 2.70GHz 2.70 GHz
Installed memory (RAM): 8.00 GB
System type: 64-bit Operating System
With nothing else running (clean boot), it handles 24 tracks @ 48,000 Hz 16 bit

Microphones: as above

Monitoring:

SonyTA-1120A

SonyTA-1120A

Audio Reflex

Behringer Truth B2031A - Bowers & Wilkins DM12

Behringer Truth B2031A – Bowers & Wilkins DM12

Hyundai SW-HY-1010 for Subs


Lighting:

Chauvet Par64 led RBG 01
8 x Par64 RBG Led Lights
Chauvet Obey70 DBX control 01
1 x Chauvet Obey70 12 Channel Control
Strand Patt23 01
4 x Strand Patt23 650watt Profile Spots
2 x Par64 300watt QI

Rave Fog Machine 01
1 x Rave Smoke machine

Video:
1 x Go Pro HERO3 Black
1 x FujiFilm Finepix REAL 3D
Software:
Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5
Veedub64 etc
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Are you going to be in Sydney?
Are you a player, dancer, poet, wordsmith, writer, performer?
Looking for players or performers or just looking for a jam?
Join in. Register, it’s FREE, to get the full address and contact details for 82A activities
Tell us what activity you’d like to be involved in or what you do and more importantly, what you’d like to do!

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82a Sunday Session 19th April 2015

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Arron Manfield sax flute percussion, Benni Seidel guitar bass audio, Philip Cleary voice, Ryo Tanaka drums, Peter Busboom guitar, Julia ? voice, Melanie Eden vocal

A workshop kind of day. Not sure about recording capture yet …. no pics

06 29 2014 Nabil & Sven 02
29th June 2014 – Nabil Daoud (Lebanon via Germany) / Sven Thorin (France)

To guarantee yourself active participation
and to help facilitate technical requirements and the set up of the space
Please confirm & make your needs known

THE SCHEDULE (approximate)
10:00am
Technical and spacial set up. Any assistance will be welcome. People with a particularly complex set up should attempt to get in before the session starts

1:30pm to 2:30pm A period for throwing around ideas/structures people would like to try and any prep necessary for the 2nd period
2:45pm to 5:15pm Free and/or structured improvisation and/or/maybe ideas from the 1st period
5:30pm to 6:30pm “VA@82A” = Virtually Acoustic, Free and/or structured improvisation with absolutely essential amplification only

What you hear or see when you arrive doesn’t indicate or dictate the whole afternoon. There’s access into the PA for IPod, IPhone, IPad, laptop, CD and there’s a dedicated laptop, projector, large screen, ‘Band in Box’, a big blackboard, reams of paper and marker pens so everyone can be on the same page!

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Friday 17th April 2015 82a Cult Movie Night

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RSVP for the address
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Please RSVP here for the address

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82a Sunday Session 12th April 2015

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EVERY SUNDAY 1:30pm – 6:30pm 07 13 2014 group shot 13th July 2014 – Enlarge
If you’d like to be involved and to guarantee yourself active participation and to help facilitate technical requirements and the set up of the space Please confirm via the form & make your needs known

THE SCHEDULE (approximate) 10:00am Technical and spacial set up. Any assistance will be welcome. People with a particularly complex set up should attempt to get in before the session starts 1:30pm to 2:30pm A period for throwing around ideas/structures people would like to try and any prep necessary for the 2nd period 2:45pm to 5:15pm Free and/or structured improvisation and/or/maybe ideas from the 1st period 5:30pm to 6:30pm “VA@82A” = Virtually Acoustic Free and/or structured improvisation with essential amplification only

ALL FACILITIES & EQUIPMENT SUPPLIED (FREE) What you hear or see when you arrive doesn’t indicate or dictate the whole afternoon. Got an idea or something you’d like to try? There’s access into the PA for IPod, IPhone, IPad, laptop, CD and there’s a dedicated laptop, projector, large screen, ‘Band in Box’, a big blackboard, reams of paper and marker pens so everyone can be on the same page! Originality and critical dialogue is encouraged! Want to be kept up to date? Subscribe to (or leave) the 82a Sunday Sessions Newsletter
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82a Sunday Session 5th April 2015

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Who was here: Vivek Kamojula guitar R, Val ? piano bass, Peter Busboom guitar L, Arron Manfield sax flute, Craig Forbes drums, Philip Cleary voice, Benni Seidel bass drums audio capture edit mix 15th March 2015 Alejandro Miranda
Sounds soon
Every Sunday 1:30pm – 6:30pm
If you’d like to be involved and to guarantee yourself active participation
and to help facilitate technical requirements and the set up of the space

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82a Sunday Session 29th March 2015

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Who was here: Craig Forbes percussion drums, Peter Busboom guitar L, Arron Manfield sax flute, Steve Schofield EWI Sax, Melanie Eden vocal, Philip Cleary voice, Julia ? voice, Nick Rock photography, Benni Seidel guitar bass audio facilitator
07 13 2014 group shot
July 17th 2014

If you’d like to be involved and to guarantee yourself active participation and to help facilitate technical requirements and the set up of the space
Please confirm via the form & make your needs known

THE SCHEDULE
10:00am
Technical and spacial set up. Any assistance will be welcome. People with a particularly complex set up should attempt to get in before the session starts

1:30pm to 2:30pm A period for throwing around ideas/structures people would like to try and any prep necessary for the 2nd period
2:45pm to 5:15pm Free and/or structured improvisation and/or/maybe ideas from the 1st period
5:30pm to 6:30pm “VA@82A” = Virtually Acoustic Free and/or structured improvisation with essential amplification only

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IBMA the Ian Bowie Memorial Association

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The Ian Bowie Memorial Association: was set up in memory of the late Ian Bowie, theatre person, musician, a man of many talents an hugely generous spirit.

The Association provides small grants for disadvantaged youth who wish to follow a career in the performing arts. All proceeds from the sale of equipment donated to the 82a Sunday Sessions are assigned to the Association.

Recently sold

Fender Squier Bullet Stratocaster Anonymous donor to the 82A Sunday Sessions Sale proceeds $135.00

Fender Squier Bullet Stratocaster from an anonymous donor to the 82A Sunday Sessions
Sale proceeds $135.00
Re-string, fret/finger board maintenance and set up by Peter Busboom Peter Busboom
Peter is a fine guitarist from Germany by way of the USA. A regular to the 82A Sunday Sessions, you can hear samples of his work here

If you have any theatre, music, audio equipment laying about you want to be rid of, can’t be bothered repairing or selling on EBay, no matter what condition, we’ll take it, have it repaired or serviced and sell it.

All proceeds go towards the Ian Bowie Memorial Association.

It’ll be good for your soul!

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