Houle/Meger/Sorbara
Nov
9
9:00 PM21:00

Houle/Meger/Sorbara

Houle/Meger/Sorbara is a placeholder name for a new Canadian creative music power trio featuring clarinetist, François Houle, bassist, James Meger, and percussionist, Joe Sorbara. These stalwart sonic adventurers come together to breath life into a diverse book of compositions penned by the trio's members as well as free jazz and experimental music luminaries such as Anthony Braxton and James Carter. 

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Dec
16
8:30 PM20:30

FH with Claus Boesser-Ferrari @ Pumpwerk Hockenheim

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Looking forward to a duo set with Claus Boesser-Ferrari, the last of three performances with him in Germany (see calendar for other performances).

 Photo by Wolfgang Roloff

Photo by Wolfgang Roloff


 

You can reach Pumpwerk at
06205-922625
or E-Mail: pumpwerk@pobox.com Order tickets online  or by phone. Tickets are sent by mail with invoice upon request. You can find our ticket sales points

Beim Pumpwerk 1
68766 Hockenheim

Phone (office): 06205 - 922625 
Telephone (event management): 06205 - 922629

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Turning Point Ensemble meets Hollenbeck, Nachoff and Houle
Jun
27
to Jun 28

Turning Point Ensemble meets Hollenbeck, Nachoff and Houle

  • Fei & Milton Wong Experimental Theatre SFU's Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (LEVEL B2) (map)
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Turning Point Ensemble goes fifth stream in a concert that brings to Vancouver three of the most innovative and influential musicians crossing and eliminating the boundaries between jazz and new music – John Hollenbeck, Quinsin Nachoff and François Houle.

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Grdina/Houle/Loewen/Delbecq European CD release
Jun
17
to Jun 18

Grdina/Houle/Loewen/Delbecq European CD release

 

“The threesome navigated through a wider landscape of sound with meandering lyrical passages, encircling eerie plateaus and sudden about- turns into wild abysses triggering raucous rides and accumulation of sound that went hazy and eventually dissolved, giving leeway to bouncing, hard hitting maneuvers.” —Henning Bolte, All About Jazz, December 2016

 

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Drone Day 2017 // Vancouver
May
16
to May 17

Drone Day 2017 // Vancouver

Quiet City & Vancouver New Music present:

⋆✵✧ GAME OF DRONES ✧✵⋆

Taking inspiration from game pieces by composers like Wolff, Xenakis, and Zorn, our objective will be to create one continuous piece of music over the duration of the event. A roster of local players (both acoustic and electronic) will be assigned random timeslots of 30 minutes in the schedule, with a new player joining or leaving the stage every 15 minutes. 



National Drone Day was initiated in 2004 by Weird Canada: http://droneday.org/

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Mattias Risberg and François Houle at Vancouver Jazz Festival
Jul
2
1:30 AM01:30

Mattias Risberg and François Houle at Vancouver Jazz Festival

Performing at the Vancouver International Jazz Festival with my good friend Swedish pianist Mattias Risberg. A fine improviser and a great artistic mind, Mattias spent a few weeks last year to meet and play with local Vancouver musicians. He's back this summer to tour with me and my other long-time musical partner Benoît Delbecq (see calendar). Don't miss this!!!  

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