21 December 2020

While practising tuba at Tempelhofer Feld in the beautiful Berlin summer of 2020 – in between shutdowns – I found myself playing the melody to “We Shall Overcome”. While playing, new lyrics came to me affirming my firm belief that reality is already virtual enough and so “we shall go offline”.

Singalong with Jupiter Cat!

Jupiter Tuning

During November 2015 musicians from Murmansk and Bodø worked together with Hilary Jeffery resulting in a journey from Murmansk Spaceport to Jupiter. Here is an excerpt to mark the conjunction of the “Jupiter” and “Saturn” mindstates during the “Winter Solstice” of 2020:

[AUDIO] Юпитер Настраивается

Ekaterina Efremova – vocals, guitar, electronics
Andrey Gaiduk aka 23:59 – computer
Hilary Jeffery – trombone, computer, composition, sound design, conductor
Svetlana Matveeva – vocals, keyboard, electronics
Timur Mizinov – guitar, trumpet, althorn, electronics
Anna Rotar – trombone
Maria Rusinovskaya – production, logistics, co-curator and facilitator
Victor Skorbenko – vocals, guitar, electronics, conductor
Kristin Alsos Strand – cello


moeder alle oorlogen
composed by Misha Mengelberg

Mullet+ – Jazz am Kaisersteg, Berlin
8 August 2020

Tobias Delius – tenor sax
Hilary Jeffery – trombone
Charly Birkenhauer – vibraphone
Antonio Borghini – double bass
Tony Buck – drums

slow gold

music composed by Hilary Jeffery
images by Makino Takashi
performed by David Kweksilber Big Band
solo double bass by Rozemarie Heggen
solo voice by Claron McFadden
Holland Festival 2008

Inconsolable Ghost
“Singapore Channelling”
The Projector – 12 December 2019

from the vaults

the blue poison will turn you red