Mike Walter has a substantial track record as an improvising musician, playing tenor and soprano saxophones, synthesizer, chaos box and who knows what else with bands such as Ape, Jerico Orchestra, One King Poets and countless others, especially a long-standing duo with much-missed Lol Coxhill. He has now added the gentle melodeon to his arsenal.ruM

Paul Taylor has played heaps of music: Latin, African, jazz, brass bands, shenanigans with The Pogues and numberless other things. He now runs a trombone trio, The Blowpipes, and is busily performing trombone poetry everywhere.

In this unique combination – ruM – they fling free improv at folk music and bring joy and bewilderment to anyone in earshot.