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

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

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

Other Foot First is a '7-or-more-tet' led by percussionist and composer Joe Sorbara. Their music is scored for percussion, two guitars, and four horns; though the ensemble is often larger than this and an improvised approach to orchestration is employed. The ensemble deals equally with pre-composed and instantly-composed or freely improvised music, but especially with the vast terrain in between these extremes: with the wonders and challenges offered in negotiating various types and degrees of constraint and freedom as if moving through an obstacle course.

The band was last composed of Sorbara playing drums and percussion with Ken Aldcroft and Nate Renner on guitars; Jay Hay, Evan Shaw, and Ronda Rindone on various woodwinds; Nicole Rampersaud on trumpet; and Scott Thomson on trombone.

There is a recording that will be available to your ears very soon. Stay tuned...



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[ i ] bio

[ ii ] events

[ iii ] projects

the imperative  

my misshapen ear  

abakos  

other foot first  

the imaginary percussion ensemble  

paul dutton & joe sorbara  
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remnants trio  

squash recipe  

[ iv ] discography

[ v ] gallery

[ vi ] contact






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