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06.2016 | Carbou/Graham- New Video & Upcoming Album

For the past few years, guitarist/ composer Thomas Carbou and I have collaborated on several occasions. Thomas is a multi-talented musician, improvisor and creative comrade, someone with whom it is always a pleasure to play. In October this year we’ll   More…

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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.

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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.

Upcoming Events

29.07.2016 | 7:30pm Thomas Carbou Trio- Laval, QC

In performance with Thomas Carbou Trio at Place publique de Ste-Dorothée, Laval.

01.08.2016 | 6:30pm Thomas Carbou Trio- Le Rouge Gorge, Montréal

In performance with guitarist Thomas Carbou and saxophonist Erik Hove at Le Rouge Gorge in Montréal.

15.08.2016 | 6:30pm Thomas Carbou Trio- Le Rouge Gorge, Montréal

In performance with guitarist Thomas Carbou and saxophonist Erik Hove at Le Rouge Gorge in Montréal.

21.08.2016 | 5:00pm Constantinople, Jardins Migrateurs- Laval, Québec

In concert with Constantinople and Ablaye Cissoko at the Maison des arts de Laval.

17.09.2016 | 8:00pm Constantinople, Passages- Salle Bougie, Montréal

In concert with Constantinople and guests at Salle Bougie, Montréal.

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