• Thursday September 21 | 9:00 pm

    Jason Roebke Solo, Vandermark/Loewen Duo, Grdina/Houle/Loewen

    $10
    An all-star trio featuring some of Canada's best-known improvisers makes its debut on the Elastic Arts stage, with an opening set by Chicago bassist Jason Roebke, and a one-off collaboration with reedist Ken Vandermark.

9 PM : JASON ROEBKE SOLO

 

Jason Roebke – bass

 

9:45 PM : VANDERMARK/LOEWEN DUO

 

Ken Vandermark – reeds
Kenton Loewen – drums

 

10:30 PM : GRDINA/HOULE/LOEWEN

 

Gordon Grdina – guitar/oud
Francois Houle – clarinet
Kenton Loewen – percussion

 

Since 2014, the collective Grdina-Houle-Loewen has forged a new stream of complex compositions that meld together density, ferocious energy and technical virtuosity. The group’s versatility and wide dynamic range has become finely honed, creating an ensemble that can change course dramatically.

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