Otto playing bass under spotlight

Otto Willberg is a musician and double bass player involved in improvisation and other exploratory music. Otto is interested in those grey and unclear spots that hide beneath clear categorisation but involving different modes of both listening and performing, and continuously letting things shift and resist.

Otto is also interested in how small communities can function together to create micro-climates of culture and organisation, and exploring these models in musical and other ways. In 2017 Otto toured Japan with Sam Andreae, David Birchall and Mio Ebisu, which included a performance with Toshimaru Nakamura. In 2018, HTrio (Willberg/Mark Hanslip and Andrew Cheetham) toured the UK with trumpeter Nate Wooley. Other musicians Otto has recently worked with include Alex Ward, Hannah Marshall, Ashley Paul and Cath Roberts.

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Bathers through Greta

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Otto Willberg - Hoo Tower [Audio Postcard 25/01/21]