j o e s o r b a r a [ d o t ] c o m . e v e n t s   a r c h i v e . 2 0 0 5

december 2005


01
pst
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue)
8pm

nilan perera - guitar, preparations, electronics
scott thomson - trombone
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


11
paul newman/ joe sorbara/ scott thomson/ john wilson
gladstone hotel ART BAR (1214 queen st west)
8pm

paul newman - tenor saxophone
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
scott thomson - trombone
john wilson - guitar


11
mr. pointy
gladstone hotel ART BAR (1214 queen st west)
9pm

michael herring - bass
don scott - guitar
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


november 2005


03
ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue)
10pm

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


04
ad hoc improv ensembles
leftover daylight series
array space (60 atlantic ave)
9pm

ken aldcroft - guitar, effects
eric chenaux - guitar
rob clutton - bass
nick fraser - drums, percussion
geordie haley - guitar
michael keith - guitar
nilan perera - guitar
ronda rindone - clarinets
evan shaw - alto saxophone
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
scott thomson - trombone
brandon valdivia - drums, percussion
ellen waterman - flutes


10
ronda rindone's quorum
416-2005 creative improviser's festival
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue)
8pm

tilman lewis - cello
nick fraser - drums, percussion
ronda rindone - bass clarinet
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


12
ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble
416-2005 creative improviser's festival
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue)
9pm

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


18
john russon/ joe sorbara/ scott thomson
leftover daylight series
arraymusic studio (60 atlantic ave, suite 218)
9pm

john russon - guitar
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
scott thomson - trombone


22
bruce mckinnon trio
the rozsa centre (university of calgary)
8pm

bruce mckinnon - piano
kodi hutchison - bass
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


26
bruce mckinnon trio
columbia valley arts council (invermere, british columbia)
730pm

bruce mckinnon - piano
kodi hutchison - bass
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


october 2005


02
alexiteric 4
the henley room/ argonaut rowing club (1225 lakeshore boulevard west)
4pm

tilman lewis - cello
nick fraser - drums, percussion
ronda rindone - clarinets
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
scott thomson - trombone


07
ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble
leftover daylight series
array space (60 atlantic ave, suite 218)

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


september 2005


11
ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble plays the music of tony wilson
(w/ tony wilson and guests...)
leftover daylight series special presentation
array space (60 atlantic ave, suite 218)
9pm

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


18
michael keith & joe sorbara
alexiteric
the henley room/ argonaut rowing club (1225 lakeshore blvd. west)
9pm

michael keith - guqin
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


20
glen hall double quartet
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue)
930pm

glen hall - woodwinds
evan shaw - alto saxophone
doug tielli - trombone
scott thomson - trombone
michael morse - bass
jason hammer - bass
nick fraser - drums, percussion
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


22
trio muo CD RELEASE
the red guitar (603 markham avenue)
9pm

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


23
dutton/ keith/ sorbara/ storring
(w/ john wilson's lola + cameron/ driver/ parkinson) leftover daylight series
array space (60 atlantic ave, suite 218)
9pm

paul dutton - voice
michael keith - guitar
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
nick storring - cello, laptop


26
eric chenaux, michael moore & joe sorbara
(w/ brubeck/ kaufmann/ keith/ valdivia + wolter wierbos solo)) interface series
array space (60 atlantic ave, suite 218)
9pm

eric chenaux - guitar, preparations, effects
michael moore - woodwinds
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


august 2005


05
PST (w/ aldcroft/ oswald and keith/ rindone)
leftover daylight series
arraymusic studio (60 atlantic avenue, suite 218)
9pm

nilan perera - guitar, preparations, effects
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
scott thomson - trombone


12
ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble
leftover daylight series
arraymusic studio (60 atlantic avenue, suite 218)
9pm

ken aldcroft - guitar, effects
wes neal - bass
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
scott thomson - trombone


19
rory lucyshyn-wright
the cloak and dagger (394 college street)
7pm

rory lucyshyn-wright - tenor saxophone
ken aldcroft - guitar
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


22
attariwala/ clutton/ martynec/ sorbara
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue)
9pm

parmela attariwala - violin
rob clutton - bass
eugene martynec - laptop
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


june 2005


20
trio muo (with queen mab trio)
jazz festival calgary
cantos (134 11 avenue SE, calgary)
1030pm

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


24
ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble
toronto downtown jazz festival, next wave series
NFB Studios (150 john street, toronto)
8pm

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


25
parade of noises brampton, ontario
12-4pm


25
trio muo
toronto downtown jazz festival, next wave series
NFB Studios (150 john street, toronto)
8pm

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


29
tom chant
a leftover daylight series special presentation
new works studio (319 spadina avenue, upstairs)
9pm

tom chant solo
eric chenaux/ colin fisher
ken aldcroft/ tom chant/ joe sorbara


may 2005


04
ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble
(w/ jake oelrichs and strings)
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue)
10pm

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


07
joe sorbara’s pickle juice orchestra plays music by jean derome
aimtoronto interface series
arraymusic studio (60 atlantic avenue, suite 218)
10pm


08
jean derome quintet (open rehearsal)
aimtoronto interface series
new works studio (319 spadina avenue, upstairs
4pm

ken aldcroft - guitar
kyle brenders - saxophones
jean derome - alto saxophone, flute, toys
michael herring - bass
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


08
jean derome quintet
aimtoronto interface series
new works studio (319 spadina avenue, upstairs
10pm

ken aldcroft - guitar
kyle brenders - saxophones
jean derome - alto saxophone, flute, toys
michael herring - bass
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


11
joe sorbara's pickle juice orchestra
performing john zorn's cobra
(w/ the reveries and some films)
the powerplant presents...
the rivoli (334 queen street west)
8pm

ken aldcroft - guitar, effects
tegan ceschi-smith - violin
paul newman - tenor saxophone
mika posen - violin
evan shaw - alto saxophone
joe sorbara - prompter
nick storring - cello
melissa stylianou - voice
scott thomson - trombone
ellen waterman - flutes


22
michael morse' dignity of labour ensemble
distillery jazz festival
dancemakers creation centre
8pm

lina allemano - trumpet
sundar viswanathan - saxophones
parmela attariwala - violin
ronda rindone - bass clarinet
scott thomson - trombone
michael morse - bass
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


24
mr pointy
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue)
8pm

don scott - guitar, effects
michael herring - bass
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


24
trio muo
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue)
10pm

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


27
clutton/ haley/ shaw/ sorbara
(w/ charmetant/ dutton and kyle brenders trio)
leftover daylight series
arraymusic studio (60 atlantic ave, suite 218)
9pm

rob clutton - bass
geordie haley - guitar, effects
evan shaw - alto saxophone
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


29
ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble
rex hotel (194 queen street west)
9pm

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


april 2005


01
double trio: lonberg-holm/ roebke/ rosaly + aldcroft/ shaw/ sorbara
(w/ lonberg-holm trio and drumheller)
leftover daylight series
arraymusic studio (60 atlantic ave, suite 218)
9pm

ken aldcroft - guitar, effects
fred lonberg-holm - cello
jason roebke - bass
frank rosaly - drums, percussion
evan shaw - alto saxophone
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


02
the RaCKeT FeSTiVaL improvisers in ad hock groupings
the button factory (25 regina street south, waterloo)
7pm


15
ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble
(w/ keith/ oswald/ turner and peter van huffel)
leftover daylight series
arraymusic studio (60 atlantic ave, suite 218)
9pm

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


march 2005


04
the bokker buckle band
(w/ aldcroft/ oelrichs/ perera/ posgate and bailey/ davison/ fraser)
leftover daylight series
arraymusic studio (60 atlantic ave, suite 218)
9pm

michael herring - bass
don scott - guitar
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


10
aldcroft/ sorbara/ thomson/ waterman
mackinnon 107 (university of guelph)
12pm

ken aldcroft - guitar, effects
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
scott thomson - trombone
ellen waterman - flutes


18
brenders/ keith/ sorbara
(w/ aldcroft/ newman and jordan o'connor)
leftover daylight series
arraymusic studio (60 atlantic ave, suite 218)
9pm

kyle brenders - tenor saxophone
michael keith - guitar
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


20
perera/ sorbara/ thomson
alexiteric benefit
the henley room, argonaut rowing club (1225 lakeshore boulevard west)
3pm

nilan perera - prepared guitar, electronics
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
scott thomson - trombone


23
ken aldcroft's convergence ensemble
super8 film festival
hart house theatre (university of toronto)
8pm

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


february 2005


04
joe sorbara's pickle juice orchestra
(w/ kai koschmider and colin fisher/ nick fraser)
leftover daylight series
arraymusic studio (60 atlantic ave, suite 218)
9pm

PJO - improvisations and music by joe sorbara


06
joe sorbara's pickle juice orchestra
brampton indie arts festival
heritage theatre (86 main street north, brampton) 715pm

PJO - john zorn's COBRA


07
kyle brenders/ michael keith/ joe sorbara
strange folk
holy joe's (651 queen street w @ bathurst)
9pm

kyle brenders - tenor saxophone
michael keith - guitars
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


january 2005


07
brenders/ keith/ sorbara
leftover daylight series
arraymusic studio (60 atlantic avenue, suite 218) 9pm

kyle brenders - tenor saxophone
michael keith - guitar
joe sorbara - drums, percussion


07
joe sorbara's pickle juice orchestra
leftover daylight series
arraymusic studio (60 atlantic avenue, suite 218) 9pm

PJO - john zorn's COBRA


21
joe sorbara
the button factory (25 regina street south, waterloo)
8pm

set one w/ ken aldcroft and scott thomson
set two w/ elie katzin and michael herring
set three w/ the above plus kyle brenders





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