Anton Flint (UK)

Anton Flint and Andy Willoughby. Photo: private collection

Anton Flint is an international rock guitarist and Jazz pianist from Middlesbrough. He was in proto-grunge band The Joes in Seattle, USA  in the early 1990s, and worked as a jazz pianist in the South of France in the early 2000s. He has a long history of backing and collaborating with poets working with Lemn Sissay with the Giro Poets in Manchester, backing numerous well-known poets from around the world as part of the Electric Kool Aid Cabaret Trio including poets such as Joelle Taylor, Siddhartha Bose, Jacob Samla Rose, Rachel Long and Esa Hirvonen.

He has collaborated closely with Andy Willoughby since they formed punk / Jazz / poetry improvisational duo Barbed Wire Dogs in Manchester and London in the 1990s.

He devised the multi-media soundtrack to Andy’s Between Stations Live with Finnish Rock guitar legend Masi Hukari and co-wrote the songs for various theatre projects including Salamander Songs (funded by Arts Council England, 2017) and scored the soundtrack for the short film The Last Salamander ( Dan Perry Productions 2017). 

Saturday, May 13th 18.00 at the Tartu Literary House Culture Club Salong