j o e s o r b a r a [ d o t ] c o m . d i s c o g r a p h y


h o m e


[ i ] bio

[ ii ] events

[ iii ] projects

[ iv ] discography

[ v ] gallery

[ vi ] contact






o w m [ d o t ] o r g

joe sorbara . the imperative

joe sorbara
the imperative
2017 . oval window records

karen ng - tenor saxophone
jay hay - tenor saxophone
joe sorbara - drums, percussion

available online @ bandcamp






joe sorbara . a circle request

joe sorbara
a circle request
2017 . oval window records

anthony argatoff - alto, soprano saxophones
emily denison - trumpet
andrew furlong - bass violin, electric bass guitar
jay hay - tenor, baritone saxophones
joe sorbara - drums, percussion

available online @ bandcamp






joe sorbara . other foot first

joe sorbara
other foot first
2016 . oval window records

ken aldcroft - guitar
jay hay - clarinets
nicole rampersaud - trumpet
nate renner - guitar, violin
evan shaw - alto saxophone
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
scott thomson - trombone

available online @ bandcamp





lullaby north . forget in rhymes

lullaby north
forget in rhymes (cd & dvd)
2015 . independent

chris adriaanse - bass
emilio guim - guitar, concept
dylan hillyer - voice, electro-acoustics
joe sorbara - drums, percussion

available online @ cd baby





ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble . tangent (for eric dolphy)

ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble
tangent (for eric dolphy)
2014 . trio records

ken aldcroft - guitar
wes neal - bass
karen ng - alto saxophone
nicole rampersaud - trumpet
joe sorbara - drums
scott thomson - trombone

available online @ ken aldcroft dot com





quorum . gestation

ronda rindone's quorum
gestation
2014 . independent

ann bourne - cello
rob clutton - bass
nick fraser - drums, percussion
tilman lewis - cello
aaron lumley - bass
ronda rindone - bass clarinet
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
scott thomson - trombone

available online @ bandcamp





ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble . saskatoon

ken aldcroft's covergence ensemble
saskatoon
2013 . trio records

ken aldcroft - guitar
wes neal - bass
evan shaw - alto saxophone
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
scott thomson - trombone

"...a prime example of strong exploration at it best!"
-- Bruce Lee Gallanter, DMG

available online @ ken aldcroft dot com





anna siddall . the day

anna siddall
the day
2013 . independent

anna siddall - vocals, guitar
colin fisher - guitar
mike smith - bass
joe sorbara - drums
w/
justin haynes - organ, banjo
christine duncan - additional vocals
jean martin - organ, other

available online @ bandcamp





evan parker, wes neal & joe sorbara . at somewhere there

evan parker, wes neal & joe sorbara
at somewhere there
2011 . barnyard records

evan parker - tenor saxophone
wes neal - bass
joe sorbara - drums, percussion

available online @ barnyard records dot com
or @ iTunes





aimtoronto orchestra . year of the boar

aimtoronto orchestra
year of the boar
2011 . barnyard records

simeon abbott - piano, organ
ken aldcroft - guitar
kyle brenders - soprano saxophone
rob clutton - double bass, banjo
christine duncan - voice, theremin
nick fraser - drums, percussion
pete johnston - double bass
tilman lewis - cello
germaine liu - vibraphone, percussion
rob piilonen - flute
mika posen - violin
nicole rampersaud - trumpet
ronda rindone - clarinets
evan shaw - alto saxophone
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
steve ward - trombone
christopher willes - tenor saxophone

available online @ barnyard records dot com
or @ iTunes





ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble . sneaky pete - slugs'

ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble
sneaky pete - slugs' (2 cds)
2011 . trio records

ken aldcroft - guitar
evan shaw - alto saxophone
wes neal - bass
nicole rampersaud - trumpet
joe sorbara - drums
scott thomson - trombone

available online @ ken aldcroft dot com
or @ iTunes





various . sixty interpretations of sixty seconds by sixty solo improvisers

various
sixty interpretations of sixty seconds by sixty solo improvisers
2010 . independent (david sait)

joe sorbara - drums, percussion
w/ 59 others

"A collection of solo improvisations sewn together back-to-back by sixty
innovative, forward thinking musicians from all over the World."

available online @ guzheng dot ca





ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble . our hospitality

ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble
our hospitality
2009 . trio records

ken aldcroft - guitar
evan shaw - alto saxophone
wes neal - bass
nicole rampersaud - trumpet>br> joe sorbara - drums
scott thomson - trombone

available online @ ken aldcroft dot com
or @ iTunes





anthony braxton and the aimtoronto orchestra . creative orchestra (guelph) 2007

anthony braxton and the aimtoronto orchestra
creative orchestra (guelph) 2007
2008 . spool records

anthony braxton - conduction, soprano saxophone
w/
ken aldcroft - guitar
parmela attariwala - violin
victor bateman - bass
kyle brenders - soprano saxophone
rob clutton - bass
christine duncan - voice
colin fisher - tenor saxophone
nick fraser - drums, percussion
tania gill - piano
justin haynes - guitar
tilman lewis - cello
rob piilonen - flute
nicole rampersaud - trumpet
ronda rindone - Eb clarinet, bass clarinet
evan shaw - alto saxophone
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
scott thomson - trombone
brandon valdivia - xylophone, percussion

"The AIMToronto Orchestra was formed especially for this performance, but there's no beginner's hesitation in the dense woodwind textures, arrhythmic percussive figures and clanking electric guitar punctuation they bring to this jagged and forbidding music"
-- Bill Meyer, Downbeat Magazine

available online @ cdbaby dot com
or @ iTunes





ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble . the great divide

ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble
trolleys
2008 . trio records

ken aldcroft - guitar
evan shaw - alto saxophone
wes neal - bass
joe sorbara - drums
scott thomson - trombone

available online @ ken aldcroft dot com
or @ iTunes





ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble . the great divide

ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble
the great divide
2006 . trio records

ken aldcroft - guitar
evan shaw - alto saxophone
wes neal - bass
joe sorbara - drums
scott thomson - trombone

available online @ ken aldcroft dot com
or @ iTunes





ken aldcroft/ evan shaw/ joe sorbara . remnants

ken aldcroft/ evan shaw/ joe sorbara
remnants
2006 . oval window records

ken aldcroft . guitar, effects
evan shaw . alto saxophone
joe sorbara . drums, percussion

"Intelligence, simplicity, and humour, simply abound in these eleven tunes."
-- David Fujino; The Live Music Report

available online @ bandcamp
or...
[ $19.99 ]
shipping included





tom arthurs/ bruce mckinnon/ joe sorbara . squash recipe

tom arthurs/ bruce mckinnon/ joe sorbara
squash recipe
2005 . babel records

tom arthurs - trumpet, flugel
bruce mckinnon - piano
joe sorbara - drums, percussion

"Sometimes it sounds like free-improv written down, sometimes like a spiky contemporary-classical music; all of it is expertly performed."
-- John Fordham, the Guardian

available online from the babel label
...or @ iTunes





glen hall/ trio muo . angles





glen hall's trio muo
angles
2005 . tarsier records

glen hall - woodwinds
michael morse - bass
joe sorbara - drums, percussion

available online @ glen hall dot coma





F-IRE collective: F-IRE works vol 2

F-IRE Collective
works vol 2 (2 cds)
2005 . F-IRE

disc 1, track 9: cerebral blip (from squash recipe)

tom arthurs - trumpet, flugelhorn
bruce mckinnon - piano
joe sorbara - drums, percussion

available online @ f-ire dot com
or @ amazon dot com





freejazz dot org sampler vol. 1

freejazz dot org sampler
vol. 1
2005 . free jazz dot org community

track 6: trio improvisation (otherwise unreleased)

ken aldcroft - guitar
evan shaw - alto saxophone
joe sorbara - drums

mp3's available online @ whi music





ken aldcroft group . kirby side road

ken aldcroft group
kirby side road (2 cds)
2004 . trio records

ken aldcroft - guitar
evan shaw - alto saxophone
wes neal - bass
joe sorbara - drums

available online @ ken aldcroft dot com
or @ iTunes





ken aldcroft trio+1 . from our time

ken aldcroft's trio +1
from our time
2003 . trio records

ken aldcroft - guitar
gordon allen - trumpet
evan shaw - saxophones
joe sorbara - drums

available online @ ken aldcroft dot com
or @ iTunes





peter van huffel . mind over matter

peter van huffel
mind over matter
2003 . independant

peter van huffel - alto, soprano saxophones
chuck maclelland - tenor saxophone
greg dedenus - piano
brandi disterheft - bass
joe sorbara - drums

available online @ jazz promo dot com