Max-Mo is a unique impro jazz/funk/poetry and spoken word collective based in Adelaide, South Australia.
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The group was formed in March 2009 by founding musicians Steve Matters (composer, keyboards, programmer, bassist, guitarist, trombonist), Andy Mills (drums & percussion), Derek Pascoe (tenor sax) and performers Mike Ladd, Amelia Walker and Rob Walker (not related) – all published and successful individual poets. The group premiered at Poetry Australia’s salt on the tongue National Conference in Goolwa, South Australia April 24, 2010, regularly plays in various Adelaide venues and has been broadcast on ABC Radio National’s poeticA programme, Triple R's Aural Text program, Radio Adelaide and ABC local radio. Max-Mo is an abbreviation of ‘maximum momentum’.