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Tony Wilson began his musical studies in 1981 at Malaspina College in Nanamio, B.C., where he studied composition with Pat Carpenter. He took private guitar instruction from Oliver Gannon. Further schooling, included two summer sessions at the Banff School of the Arts. His teachers there included Dave Holland, John Abercrombie, Kevin Eubanks, Steve Coleman, Muhal Richard Abrams and others. Tony has also studied composition privately with multi-instrumentalist Vinny Golia and new music composer Georgio Magnenensi. After moving to Vancouver, B.C. in 1987, he started playing and writing for the sextet Video Barbeque
Label: Songlines Recordings
Track listing: Flicker Down; On This Day; Fweeo Walks By; Your Bet; Time Waited; A Day’s Life; Montbretia Gates; Highway of Tears; Birds in Cages; Crossing Paths; Joe’s Theme; Breathe; Invisible Something; Just Saying; Cloaks of Coax; Peace for Animeek; Chasing the End; Parasitic
by Henning Bolte
Vincent Courtois Trio Witold Lutoslawski National Forum of Music, Mleczarnia Club Jazztopad Wroclaw November 21-24, 2019 On my arrival in Wroclaw, on the way to the reverend National Forum of Music (NFM), the first familiar face I met in the street was Mateusz Rybicki, a musician that has ...
by Henning Bolte
Part 1 | Part 2 Every year the 'Best-of' game is underway again. But, best of what?" is the immediate question. It's almost impossible for fishes of prey to hunt in a huge herring swarm, or for birds of prey to hunt in those huge budgerigar swarms. 'The best' is a choice from the ...
by Maurice Hogue
Portuguese drummer Joao Lencastre's tune Departure seemed like the right track to end a show, but perhaps I saved the best for last as well. His new recording Parallel Realities is a gem. Lencastre says he likes to hear dramatic contrasts in music, so that was his focus and the tool was using smaller groups within ...
by David A. Orthmann
Claude Ranger: Canadian Jazz Legend Mark Miller 279 pages ISBN: 978-1-77302-559-9 Tellwell Talent 2017 The ultimate impact of a man's life is not always synonymous with the things he leaves behind. Such is the tacit premise of Mark Miller's exceptional biography of Canadian jazz drummer, composer and bandleader ...
by Mike Chamberlain
Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville Various Venues Victoriaville, Quebec May 21-22, 2016 Part 1 | Part 2 Following a memorable--in a good way--first two days of FIMAV, Saturday's program promised more highlights, anchored by three consecutive sets of musicians performing John Zorn's Bagatelles at ...
By Tony Wilson
Label: Impact Jazz
Track listing: 01. Lachrymae: Prelude; 02. Lachrymae: Movement #1; 03. Lachrymae: Movement #2; 04. Lachrymae: Movement #4; 05. Lachrymae: Movement #4 Variation; 06. Lachrymae: Movement #7; 07. Lachrymae: Movement #7 Variation; 08. Lachrymae: Movement #10; 09. Lachrymae: Movement #11; 10. Arpeggio; 11. The People Look Like Flowers at Last; 12. Let The Monkeys Dance; 13. Variation on a Theme. Brani dall'1 al 9 di Benjamin Britten, dal 10 al 13 di Tony Wilson.
by AAJ Italy Staff
Con il precedente Pearl Before Swine il chitarrista e compositore canadese Tony Wilson si era rivelato al di qua dell'Atlantico con un album di debordante energia, un frullato di generi e stili risolto con straordinario controllo e rigore che, scommettiamo, avrebbe mandato in brodo di giuggiole un tipo come Frank Zappa. Con questo The People Look ...