The Volunteers

Christophe Charles

Christophe Charles explores the subconscious part of creativity and intuitive approaches to making music, plays with found sounds and cares about their autonomy within the absence of hierarchical structure while considering time as «a utility that allows sounds to happen».

MC ddavid

As improviser mcddavid developed techniques without touching the instrument

Viv Corringham

Viv Corringham is a vocalist whose music ranges across free improvisation, Greek Rembetika, improvised songs and other forms, often including environmental recordings made during sound-walks.

suzueri (Elico Suzuki)

As a sound artist and improviser living in Tokyo, suzueri always plays
circuitous and restless performances using pianos combined with
self-made instruments. She is also the founder of the edible circuit
makers group BreadBoard Baking.

Tim Fletcher

Tim Fletcher has been involved with recording Mopomoso events for the past quarter of a century or so. After years of living in London he now resides in Mr Mopomoso’s home county

Sylvia Hallett

Sylvia Hallett (London) bows things with strings, including violin, bicycle wheel and small branches, live processed with effects pedals.

Ebba Jahn

Ebba Jahn has worked with improvising musicians since she became an improvising filmmaker in the last century. Over the last three years she has been inspired to work as a recycling video artist. She creates short videos with original sounds and contemporary music, from own, given, and found visual materials.
These short films are shown by intl. film festivals, in art exhibitions and have been part of the Mopomoso Digital program from the very beginning.
In 2021 the Senate Department for Culture and Europe, Berlin  awarded her a juried work scholarship for female film/videomakers, which allows her the ability to volunteer alongside the Mopomoso Crew.

Paul Jolly

By chance, in 1964, the legendary pianist Mel Davis taught at my school.  In 1969 I joined Mel’s revolutionary ‘People Band’ and to date remain committed to both that beautiful band and the wider improvised music community

Charlotte Keeffe

Improvising trumpeter and flugelhorn player Charlotte Keeffe can be heard making all sorts of sounds here;  & here; Charlotte loves being part of the Mopomoso TV team seeking video contributions, co-presenting the episodes and coming up with moptail recipes to accompany each instalment that match the colour of John’s suit!

…Charlotte Keeffe’s blood-red, rasping flugelhorn and trumpet blew breathy cadences and messages as if her lungs were burning with an electricity all of her own.’

– Chris Searle, Morning Star

Sydney Levinson

Sydney Levinson is a Chartered Accountant and a creative industries activist … his alter-ego #BarrysLounge plays records

Pascal Marzan

Pascal Marzan plays on a 10 string guitar tuned to play 6th of a tone and other microtonal divisions of the octave.

John Russell

Guitarist, improviser, musician and Mopomoso founder.

Maria Sappho

All around peddler of whimsy and the magically absurd. Piano, art, dance and activism.

Feminist Free Improvisation

The Improvisers Cookbook (PhD)