Friday, February 26, 2010

correction...queazy weekend!

Wouldn't ya know it, I got the flu! Had to cancel my performances for this weekend. Crap!

Oh well, back to bed...

- William

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Busy weekend!

Two gigs coming up this weekend. Details follow:

Sat., Feb. 27th, 3pm
Toronto Institute for the Enjoyment of Music
821 Queen Street West

L’Orchestre Royal Odradek is an enlarged version of the improvising trio Odradek (Andy Yue, James Bailey, Michelangelo Iaffaldano). The Orchestre plays exclusively instruments designed and built by Iaffaldano using discarded materials and broken instrument parts). Also performing on the 27th at 5:30pm is the duo of Jeff LaRochelle- Sax and Nate Renner- guitar.


Sun., Feb. 28th, 8pm, $8

The NOW Series at Somewhere There presents:

From Germany
Blackhole Factory: Martin Slawig and Elke Utermohl
with special guests from the Toronto improvising community

8pm
Martin Slawig- computer, found objects and video
Elke Utermöhlen- voice
Ken Aldcroft- guitar
Allison Cameron- items
Pete Johnston- double bass

9pm
Martin Slawig- computer, found objects and video
Elke Utermöhlen- voice
David Sait- guzheng
William Davison- amplified objects
Julie Lassonde- movement
Paul Dutton- soundsinging

Somewhere There
Live Creative Music in Toronto
340 Dufferin Street
one block south of Queen Street
** entrance from Melbourne Ave. **
www.somewherethere.org

- William A. Davison

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Fauxdradek

Last-minute notice on this one. Odradek will be performing tomorrow night at Leftover Daylight but Mr. Iaffaldano can't make it. So who did the boys come crawling to begging and pleading to save their asses yet again? Me, that's who! And I agreed...'cause I'm just like that!

Here's the info:

Friday 5 February, 8pm, $8

Leftover Daylight Series

i odradek
[james bailey (found objects) william davison (found objects)
andy yue (analogue synth)]

ii nicole rampersaud solo
[nicole rampersaud (trumpet)]

iii trombosis
[r.j. satchithananthan (trombone) robin jessome (trombone) heather
segger (trombone) steve ward (trombone)]

february's guest curator is mark segger


Somewhere There
Live Creative Music in Toronto
340 Dufferin Street
one block south of Queen Street
** entrance from Melbourne Ave. **
www.somewherethere.org

- William A. Davison