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Upcoming Shows

no upcoming shows listed (solo, or for current projects)

Past Shows

Fri. October 19th 2018
Pub 340 (No Minors)
Bound By None, AK-747s, Rebuild/Repair, Hellbent
Mon. June 23rd 2008
Tom Lee Music Hall (All Ages)
Workshop Michael Blake
Sat. June 21st 2008
Centennial Square Victoria BC (All Ages)
Blake Tartare
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Michael Blake

Active / Available - Confirmed: May. 15, 2008 (Awaiting Update)

from Vancouver BC

Vancouver-raised, New York-based saxophonist/ composer Michael Blake has established a commanding international presence during the last decade. He’s released seven CDs as a leader and can also be heard on discs by the Herbie Nichols Project, Ben Allison, and John Lurie and the Lounge Lizards. Michael synthesizes elements of swing, bop, free jazz, funk, blues, and pop music by combining old school elegance and lyricism with downtown eclecticism and innovation. His most recent CD Amor de Cosmos (Songlines) focuses on the political, social, and cultural history of nineteenth-century British Columbia and specifically the politician William Alexander Smith, who renamed himself Amor de Cosmos.

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Current Projects

Blake Tartaresaxophones
Michael Blake-Amor de Cosmos
Listing last updated/confirmed May. 15, 2008