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Nick Fraser (drums) has been an active and engaging presence in the Toronto new jazz and improvised music community since he moved there from Ottawa in 1996. He has worked with a veritable "who's who" of Canadian jazz and improvised music including Justin Haynes, Mike Murley, Rich Underhill, PJ Perry, Phil Dwyer, Michael Snow, John Oswald, Andrew Downing, Jean Martin, Christine Duncan, Joe Sorbara, Lina Allemano, Quinsin Nachoff, Dave Restivo, Jim Vivian, David Braid, Ryan Driver, David Occhipinti, William Carn, Nancy Walker, Kieran Overs, Kelly Jefferson, Mark Eisenman, John MacLeod, Ken Aldcroft, Scott Thomson, Marilyn Lerner, Lori Freedman, Jean Derome, Ron Samworth, John Stetch and Kirk MacDonald. In addition, he has had the opportunity to perform with such international artists as Michael Moore, Anthony Braxton, William Parker, Joe McPhee, Jean-Luc Ponty, Bela Fleck, Joe Lovano, John Scofield, Wynton Marsalis, Mick Beck, David Binney, Ray Vega, Steve Turre, Matt Welch, Bill Carrothers and Bill Mays
Label: Lumo Records
Track listing: Banana Canon; Pipe Dream (on Prokofiev Theme); Dragon Fruit; [Plague Diaries, Part I.] Intro: Longing; [Plague Diaries, Part I.] Longing; [Plague Diaries, Part II.] Intro: Trying Not to Freak Out; [Plague Diaries, Part II.] Trying Not to Freak Out; [Plague Diaries, Part III.] Intro: Hunger and Murder; [Plague Diaries, Part III.] Hunger and Murder; [Plague Diaries, Part IV.] Doom and Doomer
Label: Lumo Records
Track listing: Banana Canon; Pipe Dream (on Prokofiev theme); Dragon Fruit; Plague Diaries: Intro: Longing; Longing; Intro: Trying Not to Freak Out; Trying Not to Freak Out; Intro: Hunger and Murder; Hunger and Murder; Doom and Doomer.
by Josef Woodard
Guelph Jazz Festival Guelph Otario, Canada September 14-17, 2023 There are precious few jazz festivals in the Americas adhering to what could be called the Triple-A curatorial mandate: adventurous, avant-garde and art-centric. These special cases cling to a commercially fragile, demographically marginal--and also culturally vital--realm and mission. Such conditions make ...
by Troy Dostert
Recorded in the winter of 2021 during the heart of the COVID pandemic, it is understandable that Pipe Dream, the latest offering from the Lina Allemano Four, has an air of ominous foreboding. Indeed, much of the album is devoted to the Plague Diaries," a suite inspired by some of the darker themes of that period ...
by Ian Patterson
Brilliant Corners Black Box jny:Belfast, N. Ireland 2-11 March, 2023 One of the highlights of Belfast's music calendar, Brilliant Corners' eleventh annual shindig served up thirteen concerts over nine days. As ever, the main venue was Black Box, where audiences were treated to the best of Irish, British, European and North ...
By Avi Granite
Label: Pet Mantis Records
Track listing: Like A Magazine - Pat LaBarbera; 19 Seconds Or Less - Ted Warren; Wayne Winks At The Radio - Scott Peterson; Rigar Breaks The Cage - Jim Lewis; Like John - Ted Quinlan; My Sunken Ship - Brian Kobayakawa; Y Not - Peter Lutek; Basho - Neal Davis; Tricycle Dreams - Brian Dickinson; Boston - Tom Richards; Critical Eddie - Nick Fraser;