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october 2022


12
never was
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue, toronto)
10pm

madeleine ertel - trumpet
patrick o'reilly - guitar
joe sorbara - drums, percussion



20
free improvisation night
annette studios (566 annette street, toronto)
10pm

sean mccarthy - soprano saxophone
cole mendez - piano
racha moukallad - vibraphone
joe sorbara - drums, percussion



12
w/ ccmc
arrayspace (155 walnut avenue, toronto)
730pm

paul dutton - soundsinging
john oswald - alto saxophone
michael snow - piano
w/
joe sorbara - drums, percussion



september 2022


09
soundbound!
arbexpo 2022

the arboretum (guelph)
7pm

sophie brown - harp
ben finley - bass
annais linares - voice, effects
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
reza yazdanparnah - tar



10
thollem mcdonas & joe sorbara
w/ obstacle illusion (thollem & ac villa)

silence (46 essex street, guelph)
8pm

thollem mcdonas - piano
joe sorbara - drums, percussion



14
never was
w/ GEORGE: anna webber, aurora nealand, chiquita magic, john hollenbeck
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue, toronto)
10pm

madeleine ertel - trumpet
naomi mccarroll-butler - alto saxophone, clarinet
patrick o'reilly - guitar
joe sorbara - drums, percussion



21
temporary ensembles night
featuring norman adams (halifax)
silence (46 essex street, guelph)
8pm

norman adams - cello
nimal agalawatte - no input mixing board
connor bennett - alto saxophone
matt brubeck - cello
nicole marchesseau - piano
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
claire whitehead - violin



august 2022


05
bates/ carter/ samworth/ sorbara/ strauss
8EAST (vancouver)
tba

meredith bates - violin
jp carter - trumpet
ron samworth - guitar
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
lucy strauss - viola



07
joe sorbara trio with jared burrows and nikita carter
general strike coffee (vancouver)
2pm

jared burrows - guitar
nikita carter - tenor saxophone
joe sorbara - drums, percussion



10
never was
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue, toronto)
10pm

naomi mccarroll-butler - alto saxophone, clarinet
patrick o'reilly - guitar
joe sorbara - drums, percussion



14
ben dwyer/ karen ng/ joe sorbara/ peter van huffel
emmet ray (924 college street, toronto)
8pm

ben dwyer - bass
karen ng - alto saxophone
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
peter van huffel - alto saxophone



july 2022


13
never was
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue, toronto)
10pm

madeleine ertel - trumpet
naomi mccarroll-butler - alto saxophone, clarinet
patrick o'reilly - guitar
joe sorbara - drums, percussion



june 2022


08
never was
w/ thollem macdonas
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue, toronto)
10pm

madeleine ertel - trumpet
patrick o'reilly - guitar
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
with special guest
thollem macdonas - piano



10
audiopollination guelph
silence (46 essex street, guelph)
8pm

tba



14
françois houle + joe sorbara
w/ tania gill + naomi mccarroll-butler
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue, toronto)
10pm

françois houle - clarinet
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
with guests
tania gill - piano
naomi mccarroll-butler - alto saxophone



15
temporary ensembles night
silence (46 essex street, guelph)
8pm

ben finley - bass
ben grossman - hurdy gurdy
françois houle - clarinet
jonathan kay - tenor saxophone
dan loughrin - guitar, effects
nicole marchesseau - piano
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
carey west - voice



18
alien radio with ted crosby
zula presents... something else!
tba (hamilton)
7pm

ted crosby - tenor saxophone, clarinet
françois houle - clarinet
james meger - bass
joe sorbara - drums, percussion



22
counterstasis
w/ christine duncan
array space (155 walnut avenue, toronto)
8pm

bill gilliam - piano, preparations
glen hall - woodwinds, electroacoustics
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
with special guest
christine duncan - voice



may 2022


03
joe sorbara sextet
w/ peripheral vision
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue, toronto)
10pm

ted crosby - tenor saxophone, clarinet
tania gill - piano
rebecca hennessy - trumpet
michael herring - bass
aline homzy - violin
joe sorbara - drums, percussion



07
a glimpse of something beautiful
keep hope alive festival
silence (46 essex street, guelph)
8pm

jonathan kay - tenor saxophone
dan loughrin - guitar
nicole marchesseau - piano,br> joe sorbara - drums, percussion
claire whitehead - violin



07
this strange container
keep hope alive festival
silence (46 essex street, guelph)
9pm

christine duncan - voice, theremin
richard marsella - voice, etc
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
ronley teper - voice



08
riverchants
keep hope alive festival
silence (46 essex street, guelph)
1pm

jeff bird
christine duncan
daniel fischlin
jonathan kay
nicole marchesseau
lewis melville
joe sorbara
carey west
claire whitehead



11
never was
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue, toronto)
10pm

madeleine ertel - trumpet
patrick o'reilly - guitar
joe sorbara - drums, percussion



29
nine brothers
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue, toronto)
7pm

dan gooch - trumpet
jay hay - tenor saxophone, clarinet
pete johnston - bass
joe sorbara - drums, percussion



april 2022


01
thollem macdonas & joe sorbara
w/ obstacle illusion
array space (155 walnut avenue, toronto)
8pm

thollem mcdonas - piano
joe sorbara - drums, percussion



10
**POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19**
nine brothers
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue, toronto)
10pm

dan gooch - trumpet
jay hay - tenor saxophone, clarinet
pete johnston - bass
joe sorbara - drums, percussion



13
never was
tranzac (292 brunswick avenue, toronto)
10pm

madeleine ertel - trumpet
patrick o'reilly - guitar
joe sorbara - drums, percussion



march 2022


20
onceim (paris) + ggril (rimouski) + germaine liu and joe sorbara (toronto)
quarantine playground on SuoniTV

SuoniTV
2pm

onceim

juliette adam - clarinet
félicie bazelaire - cello
frédéric blondy - piano
xavier charles - clarinet
vianney desplantes - euphonium
jean dousteyssier - clarinet
benjamin duboc - double bass
elodie gaudet - viola
julien loutelier - percussion
louis laurain - trumpet
jean-sébastien mariage - guitare
frédéric marty - electric bass
diemo schwarz - electronics
alvise sinivia - piano
deborah walker - cello

ggril

rémy bélanger de beauport - theremin
clarisse bériault - soprano saxophone
thomas gaudet-asselin - double bass
éric normand - electric bass
robin servant - accordion

+ composers

germaine liu - percussion
joe sorbara - percussion



october 2021


09
bortolon-vettor/ finley/ sorbara/ yassemi
UPLIFT!
silence (46 essex street, guelph)
11am

emma bortolon-vettor - guitar
ben finley - bass
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
shaghayegh yassemi - voice



september 2021


24
aurealities - a tribute to paul dutton
loft (köln)
8pm

lina allemano - trumpet
christine duncan - voice
anil eraslan - cello
matthias mainz - piano
albrecht maurer - violin
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
samuel stoll - horn
chris tonelli - voice



25
aurealities - a tribute to paul dutton
spreehalle (berlin)
8pm

lina allemano - trumpet
christine duncan - voice
anil eraslan - cello
matthias mainz - piano
albrecht maurer - violin
joe sorbara - drums, percussion
samuel stoll - horn
chris tonelli - voice



march 2021


21
joe sorbara, solo
the guelph jazz festival presents
a series of sixteen one on one concerts
silence (46 essex street, guelph)
1pm/ 145pm

joe sorbara - solo percussion

w/ christine bougie, dan fortin, marilyn lerner, alexei orechin,
david sait, brandon valdivia, reza yasdanpanah



28
le ggril + germaine liu, joe sorbara
performing 'quarantine playground' (liu/ sorbara)
carrousel international du film de rimouski
online concert: location tba
2pm

robert bastien, rémy bélanger de beauport, clarisse bériault,
isabelle clermont, sébastien corriveau, olivier d'amours,
alexis gagnier-michel, thomas gaudet-asselin, tom jacques, emie
lachapelle, germaine liu, marc-antoine mackin-guay, éric normand,
alexandre robichaud, robin servant, joe sorbara, ho-yi wang





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