Sunday, June 19, 2016, 8 pm
51 Stuart St., Hamilton, ON
DUSK SCORED DARK
VICKY METTLER guitar
CRAIG PEDERSEN trumpet
MARK MOLNAR cello
BENNETT BEDOUKIAN drums
Dusk Scored Dark is an acoustic quartet that uses electronics to transform acoustic improvisations into an immersive performance experience. DSD are known to Hamilton new music audiences from performances at Artword Artbar and HAVN. They bring passion and virtuosity to a project that draws the audience into its sonic imaginative world.
MTT TRIO (DORJI/RASMUSSEN/DAMON)
TASHI DORJI guitar
METTE RASMUSSEN alto saxophone
TYLER DAMON drums
MTT Trio unites Danish saxophonist Mette Rasmussen, Bhutan-via-Asheville, NC guitarist Tashi Dorji and drummer Tyler Damon. Mette Rasmussen draws from a wide range of influences, spanning free jazz to textural soundwork. Tashi Dorji was born in Bhutan and started playing guitar as a teenager, first influenced by flamenco and classical music he heard on shortwave radio, and later by the far-ranging music of Albert Ayler, John Zorn and Derek Bailey. Tyler Damon is a Bloomington, IN-based artist whose work aims to reveal obscured and untold narratives via drums/percussion & free improvisation.
KINDS OF LIGHTENING
JOSH ST. DENIS guitar, electronics
CONNOR BENNETT reeds, electronics
Magnificent Hamilton duo of Josh St. Denis & Connor Bennett will be busy “lightening” things electro-acoustically… colourful, out there and in the moment kind of expression, adventurous music making.