Jon Rose - violins
Clayton Thomas - double bass
Mike Majkowski - double bass
Australian string trio STRIKE combine pure energy, dynamic sensibilities and a bombastic approach to percussive attack – diving head first into the chamber . A rare combination of thrash energy, sophisticated listening and unbridled enthusiasm. Led by the pioneering experimentalist Jon Rose, the trio takes full advantage of the myriad possibilities of the string, the bow and the box.
Jon Rose is Australia’s most consistently challenging and ground breaking improviser, instrument builder and conceptualist. He has performed for over 20 years around the world, recording with everybody from Derek Bailey to K.K.Null. His radio plays have been presented in France, Germany, Holland and the US. His Great Fences Project has taken him across the fields of Australia, Europe and the US and very nearly ....... more