Sat 7 Feb - Mansfield - Cipher 'Past Lives'. Palace Theatre, Leeming St NG18 1NG (01623 633133) 2.30pm -5.30 pm. A double bill of film and live music.
The first part, film, entitled Mansfield Past Lives, features cine film gathered locally in 2014. The footage has been compiled into a montage illustrating Mansfield at work and play, shown to a specially composed soundtrack.
The second part featuring live music, is depicted in Past Lives Projects' original film covering the 1930s -1970s, which gives a unique opportunity to see unseen cine film from the Midlands. Accompanied by live music from international musicians Dave Sturt and Theo Travis, alongside strings from Sinfonia Viva.
Sun 8 Feb - London - The Griffin Pub, 1262 High Road Whetstone N20. Theo plays jazz standards with the house trio of Gareth Hunt (piano), Steve Plumb (drums) and Wally Shaw (double bass). 7.30 pm. Free entry.
11 Feb - Leicester. Soft Machine Legacy. Jazz House.
17 March - London. Steven Wilson Band. The Troxy.
19 March - Winchester. Solo flutescapes and improvising trio with Rob Palmer (gtr) and Daniel Biro (keys). Ancient and Modern Upstairs at The Railway Inn 3 St Pauls Hill, Winchester SO22 5AE railwaylive.co.uk
24, 25, 26 March - Japan. Soft Machine Legacy (see poster below)
2 April. Birmingham - Studio Theatre- Library of Birmingham. Centenary Square. (0121 242 4242)( website) Theo performs with novelist Jonathan Coe for this evening of literature and music.
12 April (1pm) - Rochester. Eagle Tavern. Theo Travis Quartet With John Donaldson (pno), Alex Keen (bs) Marc Parnell (drms)
Sat 18 April - Luton - The Bear Club, 24a Guildford Street, Mill Yard LU1 2NR. The 2015 debut of Theo's new bluesy prog- jazz band Double Talk. Featuring Theo with Mike Outram (guitar) Pete Whittaker (organ) and Nic France (drums), Double Talk will be showcasing music from the forthcoming album 'Transgression' to be released this summer. Come on down to this vibey new jazz club. the-bear.club
7 May- Italy. Ravenna festival - . The songs of Robert Wyatt. Led by Annie Whitehead with Steve Lodder, Jennifer Maidman, Liam Genocky and full 10 piece band.
July 2 - The Vortex, 11 Gillett Square, London N16 8AZ (020 7254 4097) http://www.vortexjazz.co.uk/events/2015-07-02/
Thurs 9 July - Oxford. The Spin. Theo guests with the Pete Oxley trio. 129 High St. 9 pm http://spinjazz.net/events
Thurs 6 August - Folkstone. The Tower Theatre. Theo Travis Quartet With John Donaldson (pno), Alex Keen (bs) Nic France (drms)
Sun 9 August - London. Ronnie Scotts Club, Soho. Soft Machine Legacy with guest Keith Tippett.
6 August - Folkstone. The Tower Theatre. Theo Travis Quartet With John Donaldson (pno), Alex Keen (bs) Nic France (drms)
13 and 14 August - Sao Paolo, Brazil. Soft Machine Legacy at the Sao Paolo festival.
October/November UK Double Talk tour- dates to be announced shortly.