New Roots

Adema Manoukas Octet

Label: Self Released
Released: 2022
Duration: 01:03:55
Views: 461


Tour De Force ;Eastern Avenue; 'Round Midnight; New Roots; In The Weeds; Reflections; Three Step Deal; Runnin'


Album Description

The Adema Manoukas Octet is an energetic eight-piece ensemble co-led by Nick Adema and Alex Manoukas. All of the band members attended the University of Toronto together, and it was here where the band's initial bond was formed. Over several years, that band has been regularly performing at the Rex Hotel in Toronto, performing a wide variety of arrangements to find the band's sound. Coming on the heels of his first full-length album demiLAN, (“teeming with originality and confidence” - Yoshi Wall, The WholeNote), trombonist Nick Adema has teamed up with saxophonist Alex Manoukas for a new recording project with their newly formed band the Adema Manoukas Octet. These eight young Toronto all- stars have been performing together in various combinations for years, providing an alternative perspective on the Canadian jazz sound. Together, they offer a glimpse of a new music full of blistering solos, thought-provoking melodies, and world-class ensemble playing

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Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

New Roots

Self Released


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