August 5, 2012: #58 – TRUMPETS TRUMPETS TRUMPETS
Ellwood Epps, Nicole Rampersaud, Craig Pedersen – trumpets
Join three of Eastern Canada’s finest improvising trumpeters for a night of solos, duos and trios.
Ellwood Epps (Montreal/New York City) is an improvising trumpet player, and one of the leading lights of Canada’s creative music scene. He has performed with Steve Lacy, William Parker, Josh Zubot, Henry Grimes, Le Quan Ninh, Joe McPhee, Butch Morris, John Butcher, and Marshall Allen, and appears on more than 40 recordings. http://
Trumpeter and Composer Nicole Rampersaud has become an in demand performer in Canada and abroad, known for her unique and versatile musicality in the jazz and improvised music scenes. Past and current collaborators read like a who’s who of today’s leading artists: Anthony Braxton, Bob Brookmeyer, Evan Parker, Rakalam Bob Moses, Django Bates, Marilyn Lerner, Joe Morris and Jean Martin, to name a few.
Award winning trumpeter and composer Craig Pedersen is one of Ottawa’s busiest creative musicians. Since moving from Victoria, BC, via Montreal, five years ago, he has planted himself firmly as an important figure in Canada’s improvised music community. In the last two years, he has released 5 albums under his own name, and his latest Quartet record, Days Like Today, was named #1 Jazz Record for the Month of March, 2012 on www.earshot-online.com. http://