Tone Deaf 10 – Oct. 27 – 29 2011

While not strictly jazz, we think that many jazz fans will enjoy Tone Deaf 10, “a festival of adventurous sound performance.”  The festival runs October 27-29 in The Baby Grand at 8pm.

Oct 27

Oct 28

(curated by Tone Deaf founder Craig Leonard)

Oct 29

Oct 22 – Nov 5

RATTLES TO RIDDLES:  LITTLE BITS OF OUR CONTEMPORARY SOMETHING
Installation at The Verb Gallery, inside Wayfarer Books (85 Princess St.)
Free admission. Exhibition open during store hours.

The first evening features an opening performance from Kingston electroacoustic sound artist and filmmaker Neven Lochhead followed by the premiere North American solo appearance of Charles Hayward, legendary UK drummer and member of influential bands This Heat and Camberwell Now. Hayward’s furious percussion, live electronics and vocals make a compelling and unmissable live sex free web cam combination.Night two of Tone Deaf, curated by Craig Leonard, is also an international affair, with New York’s Gen Ken Montgomery creating dense audio collages, plus sets from Halifax sound artist TORSO and The One Family from Sarnia.

The final evening on October 29 will round out ten lively years with solo violin by Montréal’s Malcolm Goldstein, whose soundings have received international acclaim for extended the range of possibilities of the instrument, revealing new dimensions of expressivity. Bringing the festival to a close is the Toronto experimental ensemble c_RL, combining Allison Cameron on live electronics, Nicole Rampersaud on trumpet, and Germaine Liu on drumset. The trio are at the forefront of Toronto’s improvised music community

Tickets are available in advance at the Grand Theatre box office.
Call 613-530-2050 or buy online at www.kingstongrand.ca1 night:: $12 general, $8 seniors/students/unwaged
3 nights:: $30 general, $20 seniors/students/unwaged

Tone Deaf 10 is co-curated by Matt Rogalsky and Chris Trimmer

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