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Gerry Hemingway with Crofts Adams Pearse Trio

Tuesday, March 31st, Casa del Popolo, 8pm

Gerry Hemingway is an American jazz composer and percussionist. http://www.gerryhemingway.com/

The Crofts / Adams / Pearse Trio is one of Atlantic Canada’s most creative free music ensembles. The trio is made up of Norman Adams (cello), Tim Crofts (piano) and Lukas Pearse (double bass). Their music is spontaneous, colourful and filled with unexpected sounds and melodies. The Crofts / Adams / […]

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Posted on February 10, 2015 in Free Jazz, News, Off-Season
Posted on February 10, 2015 in Free Jazz, News, Off-Season

Trevor Watts & Veryan Weston

Monday, April 27th, Sala Rossa $12/$15 Tickets

http://www.trevorwatts.co.uk Trevor Watts and Veryan Weston form a legendary British, improvisational avant garde jazz duo. Trevor Watts plays alto/soprano sax and Veryan Weston plays piano.Trevor Watts and Veryan Weston have been playing improvised music for over 40 years, a way of making music that is often considered too ‘difficult’ for the average listener. But with these two artists, their […]

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Posted on February 10, 2015 in Free Jazz, News, Off-Season
Posted on February 10, 2015 in Free Jazz, News, Off-Season

L’Appel du Vide + Erik Hove Large Ensemble

Saturday, June 21, 2014 Café Resonance 10$/12$

BUY NOW L’Appel du Vide

Montreal experimental jazz quartet L’Appel du Vide is a rambunctious and melodic improvised outfit consisting of Fred Bazil (tenor sax), Philippe Bernier (guitar), Stéphane Diamantakiou (double-bass) and Farley Miller (drums.) Excerpts by L'Appel du Vide Excerpts by L'Appel du Vide

Erik Hove Large Ensemble

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Posted on March 16, 2014 in 2014, Archives, Free Jazz, Jazz

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Posted on March 16, 2014 in 2014, Archives, Free Jazz, Jazz
HARRIS EISENSTADT / ARTACTS 2014

Golden State (Michael Moore, Sara Schoenbeck, Mark Dresser, Harris Eisenstadt)

Friday, June 20, 2014 Café Resonance 15$/17$ BUY NOW

This project was supported by a Canada Council for the Arts touring grant.

Golden State

Harris Eisenstadt’s Golden State Michael Moore – clarinet Sara Schoenbeck – bassoon Mark Dresser– bass Harris Eisenstadt – drums, compositions

Harris Eisenstadt Golden State – Featurette from harris eisenstadt on Vimeo .

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Posted on March 16, 2014 in 2014, Archives, Free Jazz, Jazz

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Posted on March 16, 2014 in 2014, Archives, Free Jazz, Jazz
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Mike Pride’s From Bacteria To Boys with Jon Irabagon, Alexis Marcelo & Peter Bitenc + Le trio Paul Cram, Clinton Ryder & Pierre Tanguay

Thursday, June 19, 2014 Café Resonance 10$/12$ BUY NOW Mike Pride’s From Bacteria To Boys

From his adopted home of New York, percussionist composer Mike Pride has backed Anthony Braxton, MDC and Boredoms and has collaborated with Jamie Saft, Peter Evans and many others. Here with his From Bacteria To Boys project, which includes Jon Irabagon (alto & tenor saxophone), Alexis Marcelo (piano & synthesizer), Peter Bitenc (doublebass) and Mike Pride […]

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Posted on March 16, 2014 in 2014, Archives, Experimental, Free Jazz, Jazz

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Posted on March 16, 2014 in 2014, Archives, Experimental, Free Jazz, Jazz
sunrooms

Free Jazz @ Resonance Café, June 17-22, 2014

Café Resonance

5175a avenue du Parc

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Le quartette Yves Charuest, Agusti Fernandez, Nicolas Caloia & Peter Valsamis

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Sun Rooms (Jason Adasiewicz, Mike Reed & Ingebrigt Håker Flaten)

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Mike Pride’s From Bacteria To Boys with Jon Irabagon, Alexis Marcelo & Peter Bitenc

Friday, June 20, 2014

Golden State (Michael Moore, Sara Schoenbeck, Mark Dresser, Harris Eisenstadt)

Saturday, June 21, 2014

L’Appel du Vide + Erik Hove Large Ensemble

Sunday, June 22, 2014

The Deciders (Rudi Mahall, Axel Dörner, Fredrik Ljungkvist, Jon Fält, Ole Morten Vågan)

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Posted on March 28, 2014 in 2014, Archives, Free Jazz, Jazz, Press

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Posted on March 28, 2014 in 2014, Archives, Free Jazz, Jazz, Press
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Sun Rooms (Jason Adasiewicz, Mike Reed & Ingebrigt Håker Flaten)

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Café Resonance 11$/13$ 21h00 BUY NOW Sun Rooms ( Jason Adasiewicz & Mike Reed & Ingebrigt Håker Flaten )

Sun Rooms is an energetic, vibrant and lyrical romp organized by the young master of the vibraphone, Chicago’s Jason Adasiewicz. With drummer Mike Reed and ferocious double-bassist Ingebrigt Håker Flaten. Sun Rooms delivers free improv with tight melodic rendering. Says Adasiewicz about his instrument: “the vibraphone has become very physical for me. I hit the instrument very […]

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Posted on March 16, 2014 in 2014, Archives, Free Jazz, Jazz

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Posted on March 16, 2014 in 2014, Archives, Free Jazz, Jazz

Yves Charuest, Agusti Fernandez, Nicolas Caloia & Peter Valsamis

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 Café Resonance 10$/12$ 21h00 BUY NOW

Montréal saxophonist Yves Charuest has invited Spanish pianist Agustí Fernández, Montréal-born US-based drummer Peter Valsamis, and Montréal bassist Nicolas Caloia for an evening of improvised music characterized by instrumental intricacy, sonic exploration, and deep musical connection. Yves Charuest – saxophone Agustí Fernández – piano Nicolas Caloia – doublebass Peter Valsamis – drums

Yves Charuest

Canadian saxophonist Yves Charuest has worked on the jazz and […]

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Posted on March 27, 2014 in 2014, Archives, Free Jazz, Jazz

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Posted on March 27, 2014 in 2014, Archives, Free Jazz, Jazz
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Boneshaker (Paal Nilssen-Love, Mars Williams, & Kent Kessler) + Not The Music (Éric Normand & Philippe Lauzier)

Sunday, June 15, 2014 Casa Del Popolo 13$/15$ 22h00 BUY NOW Boneshaker ( Paal Nilssen-Love & Mars Williams & Kent Kessler )

Norweigian iconoclast Paal Nilssen-Love—born on Xmas Eve, raised in a jazz club, appearing on over 60 albums since 2000 and considered by many (including Suoni’s Artistic Director Steve Guimond) as “the greatest drummer on earth”—is here with a premiere performance from his brand new trio. With Chicago saxophonist Mars Williams (who studied with Anthony Braxton […]

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Posted on February 24, 2014 in 2014, Archives, Experimental, Free Jazz, Jazz

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Posted on February 24, 2014 in 2014, Archives, Experimental, Free Jazz, Jazz
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Die Like A Dog Trio (Peter Brötzmann, William Parker, Hamid Drake)

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 La Sala Rossa 25$/28$ 20h00 BUY NOW Die Like A Dog Trio ( Peter Brötzmann & William Parker & Hamid Drake ) “They said the dog was dead. I thought the dog was dead. Well… the dog ain’t dead.” —William Parker

Surprise! Twelve years after the last Die Like a Dog performances comes a new tour. Formerly a quartet, Die Like A Dog is now a trio comprised of the elemental power of […]

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Posted on February 23, 2014 in 2014, Archives, Free Jazz, Jazz

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Posted on February 23, 2014 in 2014, Archives, Free Jazz, Jazz

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