[Ahmed] & Edward George


01 April 2022


Community Central Halls, 304 Maryhill Rd, G20 7YE


Presentation & Discussion
13:30 – 15:30

Writer, broadcaster, Black Audio Film Collective member and host of the renowned Strangeness of Dub, Edward George, hosts a presentation and discussion with the group [Ahmed], who will perform on Saturday night as part of Counterflows Festival. Investigating the work of Ahmed Abdul-Malik – an American jazz double bassist and oud player, remembered for integrating Middle Eastern and North African music styles in his jazz music – and its relationship to the group [Ahmed], expect a historical and philosophical deep dive, listening session and discussion that unfolds over 2 hours.

[Ahmed] (France/UK/Sweden)

The quartet of Pat Thomas, Antonin Gerbal, Joel Grip and Seymour Wright make music of heavy rhythm, repetition and syncopation set deep into an understanding of jazz and the obscure depths of its history. Read more

Edward George (UK)

Edward George is a writer and broadcaster. Founder of Black Audio Film Collective, George wrote and presented the ground-breaking science fiction documentary Last Angel of History (1996). George is part of the multimedia duo Flow Motion, and the electronic music group Hallucinator. Read more