June 3, 2012: #53 –Frantz/Bedner/Essoudry
- Zakari Frantz – saxophone
- Tim Bedner – guitar and electronics
- Mike Essoudry – drums
June 10, 2012: #54 – Scott Thomson and Susanna Hood
- Susanna Hood – voice and dance
- Scott Thomson – trombone and composition
- Jesse Stewart – percussion (2nd set)
Montreal-based artists, Susanna Hood (voice and dance) and Scott Thomson (trombone and composition), will perform a suite of Scott’s songs based on poems by P.K. Page. Susanna is an award-winning choreographer and dance artist, as well as an accomplished improvising and interpretive vocalist.
Scott is known not only as a trombonist, but also as a composer of innovative site-specific, ‘cartographic’ works as well as more conventional song-based material. Elsewhere, Susanna and Scott play together in The Rent (with Nick Fraser, Kyle Brenders, and Wes Neal), originally a Steve Lacy repertory project but now dedicated to playing Scott’s songs as well. They also play together in Dave Clark’s Woodshed Orchestra.
For the second set, Susanna and Scott will play improvisations with outstanding Ottawa percussionist, instrument-builder, visual artist, and teacher, Jesse Stewart.
June 17, 2012: #55 – Jeff Morton
Join Jeff for his last performance in town before he heads back to Saskatchewan!
- Jeff Morton, electronics
Jeff Morton is a composer and performer currently based in Regina, SK. His music andmedia art are playful, experimental explorations of sound, sound-making, and compositional processes using found and musical objects and materials. His work includes traditional and graphic notation for instrumental chamber music, DIY audio building and bending, and electroacoustic performance. Jeff has a Masters Degree in Music Composition from the University of Victoria in 2008, and he has performed in festivals, concert halls, and off-site locations around Canada and Europe. Find Jeff Morton online at: www.nuthre.ca