Vladimir Miller is a pianist, composer and bandleader whose bands blend Jazz, Eastern European and World influences. He currently leads his own quartet Vlad Miller and Notes from Underground.

Vladimir is also the pianist, principal composer and musical director of the Moscow Composers Orchestra, and works with vocalist Helen McDonald in the world music ensemble Ancestral Collective.

Adrian plays soprano and alto saxophones, and is based in London. He can currently be heard playing on the London club scene with a wide range of musicians, including the London Improvisers Orchestra, as well as doing solo saxophone performances.

Adrian also works with film/sound and runs 'Ensemble Kino',a pool of musicians providing live music to film, as well as the yearly Triptik film night events, involving a stellar cast of improvisers.


Pierpaulo Martino is a musician, writer and teacher of literature. He is based in Italy but is a frequent visitor to the UK as part of The Dinner Party Combo (with Adrian and Vladimir). He is an accomplished double bassist and improvisor.

Pierpaulo’s love of both literature and music, allied with his almost telepathic improvisational skills, turn his visits to the UK into opportunities not to be wasted.       

Hutch Demoulipied is a composer, sound designer and musician. She composed the music for the feature film ‘The Levelling’ and her songs and music have been used in several other film and television projects around the world.

She has also collaborated animators, choreographers and theatre directors on various projects as a composer and sound designer. She is also an accomplished musician who plays trumpet and has her own albums released.

Lee Allane is a writer, artist and performer who began performing his own and other writer's work at university as part of regular poetry and spoken-word/musical events at the Stables, Reynolds and University Theatres (Manchester) and went on to perform at the Oval, White Bear and other venues throughout London. He was asked to read the English translation of Yevgeny Yevtushenko's 'The Face Behind The Face' at the Roundhouse, London, and was a regular performer at the poetry/music events held at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in conjunction with a number of contemporary British poets and musicians