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Event Archive - SAWHEAD TRIO, Ron Samworth Trio, ELKHORN

Tue. January 26th 2010 8:30 PM Railway Club (No Minors) 8:30 PM
$8/$6 at the door only.
Presented by: Backstage Vancouver
SAWHEAD TRIO possesses mischievous tendencies and a robust inclination for grinning deconstruction. They reinvent classics by Black Sabbath and Neil Young, and rip open the musical continuum with original compositions and improvisations.
RON SAMWORTH TRIO Vancouver-based guitarist/composer Ron Samworth is known on the Canadian improvised/contemporary music scene as an inventive textural improviser and a strong fluid melodicist informed and inspired by a variety of music traditions including jazz, rock, new music and folk music of many cultures. He has appeared at all the major Jazz Festivals across Canada, the Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville, at New Yorks Knitting Factory, and the New York Improvisation Festival, New Music America, Viennas "Lets Cool One" Chamber Jazz Festival, Chicago and Berlin jazz festivals and other leading venues in Europe. Samworth's playing credits include John Zorn, Barry Guy, George Lewis, Wayne Horvitz, Rene Lussier, and the New Music operas
The Gang and 120 Songs for the Marquis de Sade.
ELK HORN is a new trio led by guitarist Tom Wherrett with Josh Cole on bass and Paul Townsend on drums. Expect music that sits on the edge of jazz and rock with an expansiveness reminiscent of the Nebraskan plains of which Wherrett hails from. There's a storm brewing...
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