Born: August 31, 1988
Louise Cuming's tone is characterised as a distinctive gentle rasp that floats between a drawl, a yodel and a cat sneezing. Her subtle music is beautiful and embracing as it is stark and slippery. Cuming chronicles the unseen surburbia- comings and goings, dreams and disappointments - like a great impressionist working with shadows instead of light. And remains just as elusive, just as profound. The Age 2006
Louise Cuming's trombone playing driftscapes to, in some cases, jagged passages of music; a storm warning, perhaps, the calm before some unnamed calamity. Her free jazz/traditional dixieland/austrian folk influenced compositions delve into loss and despair with the barest of nuance...