NEWS!

August 11-14, 2016:
Teaching Creative Jazz & Improvising Guitar Symposium
Presentations
Concert Series

Interview for Guitar Moderne

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Recent CD Releases

Live at the Tranzac Vol 1
Ken Aldcroft - William Parker

Mister, Mister
Solo Ken Aldcroft

Red & Blue
Ken Aldcroft & Scott Thomson

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Ongoing Performances

Ken Aldcroft Presents
Second Wednesday Series
The Tranzac, 10pm

Alaniaris
Third Sunday of the Month
The Tranzac, 3pm

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itunes
Most of Trio Records' catalogue is now available as downloads from itunes

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Here is a poem written by Nicholas Power which was inspired by a set of improvised music performed by me, drummer/percussionist Germaine Liu and bassist Jim Sexton at the LoD Series in Toronto.

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Events

Performance & Workshop Dates 2016

August

August 11-14, 2016 8:00 pm
Teaching Creative Jazz and Improvised Guitar Symposium: Concert Series
Featuring Guitarists Ken Aldcroft, Jared Burrows, Janet Feder, Ava Mendoza and Sam Shalabi.
Silence
46 Essex St. Guelph
$15/$10 per night or passes for $45/$25

Thursday August 11, 2016
Solo Ken Aldcroft; Janet Feder Solo; Sam Shalabi and Jared Burrows w/ Ben Grossman (hurdy gurdy) and Kathryn Ladano (bass clarinet)

Friday August 12, 2016
Ava Mendoza Solo; Sam Shalabi Solo; Ken Aldcroft and Janet Feder w/ Ben Grossman (hurdy gurdy) and Kathryn Ladano (bass clarinet)

Saturday August 13, 2016
Aldcroft/Burrows/Feder/Mendoza/Shalabi w/ Jonathan Adjemian (analog synth), Emily Denison (trumpet), Joe Sorbara (drums/percussion)

Sunday August 14, 2016
Aldcroft/Burrows/Feder/Mendoza/Shalabi w/ William Davison (sound making objects), Michael Lynn (double bass), and Karen Ng (alto sax)

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July

Saturday July 30, 2016 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Ken Aldcroft’s Convergence Ensemble w/ Peter Van Huffel
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Peter Van Huffel- alto sax, Emily Denison- trumpet, Wes Neal- bass, Joe Sorbara- drums

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Sunday July 17, 2016 3:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Alaniaris
Michael Kaler- bass, Mark Zurawinski- drums, Ken Aldcroft- guitar

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Wednesday July 13, 2016 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Aldcroft/Davison/Denison/Lynn
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, William Davison- sound making objects, Emily Denison- trumpet, Michael Lynn- double bass

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Sunday July 10, 2016 7:00 pm
Downtown Music Gallery
13 Monroe St., Manhattan NY, USA
Free
Aldcroft/Parker
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, William Parker- bass

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Friday July 1, 2016 8:00 pm
Zula Presents
Workers Arts & Heritage Centre
51 Stuart St. Hamilton, Ontario CA
$10/pwyc
Zula Fundraiser
Convergence Ensemble + other artists
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- alto sax, Emily Denison- trumpet, Joe Sorbara- drums

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June

Wednesday June 29, 2016 8:00 pm
Somewhere There Presents
Burdoch
1184 Bloor St. W, Toronto, Ontario CA
$10
Tatsuya Nakatani (US) // Aldcroft, Clutton + Pencer // Horseman, Pass By

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Sunday June 19, 2016 3:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Alaniaris Duo
Mark Zurawinski- drums, Ken Aldcroft- guitar

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Saturday June 18, 2016 8:00 pm
GAS (Gerrard Art Space)
20 St. Joseph St., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Gennaro/Hay/Aldcroft/Fisher: duos, trios, quartet
Mike Gennaro- drums, Jay Hay- tenor sax/clarinet, Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Colin Fisher- saxophones

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Wednesday June 15, 2016 5:00 pm
CMC (Canadian Music Centre)
1475 Gerrard Stree East, Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Jonathan Adjemian- New Compositions
Jonathan Adjemian- sounds/conducting, Heather Saumer- trombone, Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- alto saxophone, Cheryll Duvall- piano

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Wednesday June 8, 2016 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Aldcroft/Lynn/Miller/Ng
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Michael Lynn- double bass, Matt Miller- electronics, Karen Ng- alto saxophone

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May

Saturday May 14, 2016 8:00 pm
Silence
46 Essex St. Guelph
$10/PWYC
Rob Wallace and Friends
Rob Wallace- drums/percussion, Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Joe Sorbara- drums, David Lee- double bass, Daniel Fischlin- guitar

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Friday May 13, 2016 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Set 1: Ken Aldcroft Trio w/Wes Neal and Jesse Baird
Set 2: Aldcroft/Wallace: Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Rob Wallace- drums/percussion

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Sunday May 8, 2015 8:30 pm
Emmet Ray
924 College St., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Ken Aldcroft Trio
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Wes Neal- bass, Jesse Baird- drums

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April

April 16-30, 2016
Ken Aldcroft - Scott Thomson European Tour
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Scott Thomson- trombone + a variety of guests

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Wednesday April 13, 2016 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Ken Aldcroft Trio
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Andrew Furlong- double bass, Joe Sorbara- drums
Aldcroft/Cameron/Fernandes/Furlong/Sorbara
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Allison Cameron- amplified objects, Danielle Fernandes- alto saxophone, Andrew Furlong- double bass, Joe Sorbara- drums

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Saturday April 9, 2016 8:00 pm
Audiopollination
Array Studio
155 Walnut Ave, Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/pwyc
10pm set: Aldcroft/Lynn
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Michael Lynn- bass

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Sunday April 3, 2016 8:00 pm
Suddenly Listen
The Bus Stop Theatre
2203 Gottingen Street, Halifax NS
$20/pwyc
Aldcroft/Parker + Jackson and Fairfax-Perry
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, William Parker- double bass, Andrew Jackson- trombone, Jackson Fairfax-Perry- saxophone

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March

Thursday March 31, 2016 7:00 pm
Zula Presents
Workers Arts & Heritage Centre
51 Stuart St., Hamilton, Ontario CA
$15/$10
Aldcroft/Gennaro
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Mike Gennaro- drums
Michael Vlatkovixh Quartet

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Sunday March 27, 2016 7:00 pm
The Rex Jazz & Blues Bar
194 Queen St. West, Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/pwyc
Solo Ken Aldcroft
Ken Aldcroft- guitar

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Sunday March 20, 2016 7:00 pm
The Rex Jazz & Blues Bar
194 Queen St. West, Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/pwyc
Ken Aldcroft Trio
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Jim Sexton- double bass, Evan Cartwright- drums

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Sunday March 20, 2016 3:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Alaniaris
Michael Kaler- bass, Mark Zurawinski- drums, Ken Aldcroft- guitar

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Sunday March 13, 2016 7:00 pm
The Rex Jazz & Blues Bar
194 Queen St. West, Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/pwyc
Ken Aldcroft’s THREADS (Quintet)
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- alto saxophone, Jonathan Adjemian- analog synth, Josh Cole- electric bass, Germaine Liu- drums

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Wednesday March 9, 2016 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Ken Aldcroft’s Convergence Ensemble
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- alto saxophone, Emily Denison- trumpet, Scott Thomson- trombone, Wes Neal- double bass, Joe Sorbara- drums

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Sunday March 6, 2016 7:00 pm
The Rex Jazz & Blues Bar
194 Queen St. West, Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/pwyc
Ken Aldcroft’s Convergence Ensemble
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- alto saxophone, Emily Denison- trumpet, Scott Thomson- trombone, Wes Neal- double bass, Joe Sorbara- drums

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February

Sunday February 28, 2016 9:00 pm
Somewhere There Creative Music Festival
Tranzac, Main Hall
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Ken Aldcroft’s THREADS (Quintet)
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- alto saxophone, Jonathan Adjemian- analog synth, Josh Cole- electric bass, Germaine Liu- drums

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Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00 pm
Somewhere There Creative Music Festival
Tranzac, Main Hall
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Solo Improvisation: Performances and Roundtable
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Paul Newman- saxophone, Peter Lutek- electronics/woodwinds, Kyle Brenders- saxophone, Nicole Rampersaud- trumpet, Germaine Liu- drums/percussion

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Sunday February 21, 2016 3:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Alaniaris
Michael Kaler- bass, Mark Zurawinski- drums, Ken Aldcroft- guitar

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Saturday February 20, 2016 8:00 pm
Silence
46 Essex St. Guelph
$10/PWYC
Aldcroft/Harley/Sorbara
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Jim Harley- sound making devices/electronics, Joe Sorbara- drums

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Saturday February 20, 2016 12:30 am
Long Winter
The Great Hall, Queen St. W, Toronto
$10/PWYC
Nick Fraser Sextet
Justin Haynes and Ken Aldcroft- nylon string guitars, Christine Duncan- theramin, Ryan Driver- drums, Jason Benoit- banjo, Nick Fraser- movement

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Tuesday February 16, 2016 8:00 pm
Uncommon Grounds
Bowling Green, OH
Solo Ken Aldcroft
Ken Aldcroft- guitar

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Wednesday February 10, 2016 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Ken Aldcroft Trio
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Andrew Furlong- double bass, Mark Zurawinski- drums

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Sunday February 7, 2016 9:00 pm
La Revolucion
2848 Dundas St W, Toronto
$PWYC
Justin Haynes’ It’s a Tranquil Life
Justin Haynes- piano, keyboard, Mike Overton- bass, Ken Aldcroft and Wes Cheang- guitar, Jesse Baird and Andrew Miller- drums

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Saturday February 6, 2016 9:00 pm
The Burdock
1184 Bloor St W, Toronto
$8
Never No More!
Michael Kaler- bass, Scott Good- trombone, Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Mark Zurawinski- drums, Peter Lutek- woodwinds, Phoebe Tsang- violin

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January

Sunday January 31, 2016 7:00 pm
Silence
46 Essex St. Guelph
$10/PWYC
Joe Sorbara’s Abakos
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Joe Sorbara- drums, Tom Richards- trombone, Germaine Liu- xylophone

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Sunday January 24, 2016 9:00 pm
The Cornerstone
1 Wyndham St. N, Guelph, Ontario
$10/pwyc
Dan Loughrin
Ken Aldcroft Trio
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Andrew Furlong- double bass, Mark Zurawinski- drums

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Saturday January 23, 2015 8:00 pm
Somewhere There Presents, Array Studio
155 Walnut Ave, Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/pwyc
Aldcroft/Gennaro
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Mike Gennaro- drums
Alaniaris
Michael Kaler- bass, Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Mark Zurawinski- drums

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Thursday January 21, 2016 12:10 pm
University of Guelph Music, TAN Facutly Concert
Mac107 (Goldschmidt Room), MacKinnon Hall
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario CA
$PWYC
Aldcroft/Harley + other faculty
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Jim Harley- electronics

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Sunday January 17, 2016 3:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Alaniaris
Michael Kaler- bass, Mark Zurawinski- drums, Ken Aldcroft- guitar

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Wednesday January 13, 2016 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Ken Aldcroft’s THREADS (Quintet)
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- alto saxophone, Jonathan Adjemian- analog synth, Josh Cole- electric bass, Germaine Liu- drums

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Saturday January 9, 2016 8:00 pm
Audiopollination
Array Studio
155 Walnut Ave, Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/pwyc
9pm set: Aldcroft/Liu/Adjemian
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Germaine Liu- drums, Jonathan Adjemian- piano

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