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05.2016 | Improvising Project Video #5: Kanda Nadai

In the South Indian music tradition, kanda nadai indicates a flow pattern with 5 sub-divisions per beat. This new improvised solo video for the month of May features one of my closest companions of many years, a Cooperman 20-inch frame   More…

Photo by Mathieu Doyon

05.2016 | Interview with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa

I recently had a great chat with my friend, the multi-talented musician Eien Hunter-Ishikawa, which he has featured on his blog. We talked about the importance of sound, groove, our teachers and more. Thanks Eien! Check it out here.

Parallaksis

04.2016 | Improvising Project Video #4: Parallaksis

In 2009 I fell hard for a small US cymbal company called Hammerax. So many beautifully unusual sounds totally sparked my imagination. The fourth video in my improvising playlist, ‘Parallaksis’, features a selection of these unique metal instruments, including a   More…

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03.2016 | Improvising Project Video #3: Skin, Brush, Stone, Bronze

Third in the series of short, improvised solos, this one is entitled ‘Skin, Brush, Stone, Bronze’. The okedo-daiko featured in the video was made by Miyamoto Unosuke Shoten. The video was recorded March 15th, at Timpano Percussion Studio.

OkpiksDream

02.2016 | New Music for Film: Okpik’s Dream

Several months ago, the award-winning composer Ramachandra Borcar, who happens to be an old friend of mine, asked me to collaborate on the recording of some new music for a documentary film called ‘Okpik’s Dream‘.  The resulting score is quite   More…

Upcoming Events

28.05.2016 | 8:00pm Canceled: Trifolia- Théâtre Outremont

Trifolia in concert at Théâtre Outremont.
Sorry, this concert has been canceled by the presenter.

02.06.2016 | 2:00pm Trifolia & Les Violons du Roy- Québec

Very excited to be a part of this special collaboration: Marianne Trudel has composed a stunning new suite of music for Trifolia and the renowned string orchestra Les Violons du Roy. Two performances on June 2nd in Québec city.

02.06.2016 | 8:00pm Trifolia & Les Violons du Roy- Québec

Very excited to be a part of this special collaboration: Marianne Trudel has composed a stunning new suite of music for Trifolia and the renowned string orchestra Les Violons du Roy. Two performances on June 2nd, 2pm and 8pm, in Québec city.

16.06.2016 | 7:30pm ‘My Island Home’- Ohio Tour

‘My Island Home’ is a concert program featuring the music of Newfoundland, performed by soprano Meredith Hall and members of both La Nef and Apollo’s Fire.

17.06.2016 | 8:00pm ‘My Island Home’- Ohio Tour

‘My Island Home’ is a concert program featuring the music of Newfoundland, performed by soprano Meredith Hall and members of both La Nef and Apollo’s Fire.

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