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 2015

December

Sunday December 20, 2015 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 December 19, 2015 9:00 pm
La Revolucion
2848 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Set 2: w/Shannon Hoff Group

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Tuesday December 15, 2015 8:00 pm
Musideum
401 Richmond St. W., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10
Set 1: Nic Buligan
Set 2: Gennaro/Aldcroft
Mike Gennaro- drums, Ken Aldcroft- guitar

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Sunday December 13, 2015 8:00 pm
Array Studio, Somewhere There Sunday Series
155 Walnut Ave, Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/pwyc
Joe Sorbara: Renegade Cobra + Temporary Ensembles

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Wednesday December 9, 2015 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Convergence Ensemble
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- alto saxophone, Emily Denison- trumpet, Scott Thomson- trombone, Wes Neal- bass, Joe Sorbara- drums

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Sunday December 6, 2015 8:00 pm
Silence
46 Essex St. Guelph
$10/PWYC
Convergence Ensemble
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- alto saxophone, Emily Denison- trumpet, Scott Thomson- trombone, Wes Neal- bass, Joe Sorbara- drums

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November

Sunday November 29, 2015 8:00 pm
Emmet Ray
924 College St., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Convergence Ensemble
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- alto saxophone, Emily Denison- trumpet, Scott Thomson- trombone, Wes Neal- bass, Joe Sorbara- drums

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Saturday November 28, 2015 9:00 pm
Resonance Cafe
5175a av. du parc, Montreal, QC
$8
Set 1: Solo Ken Aldcroft
Set 2: Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Yves Charuest- alto sax, Nic Caloia- bass, John Heward- drums

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Friday November 27, 2015 9:00 pm
Raw Sugar
692 Somerset St. W., Ottawa, ON
$10/pwyc
Solo Ken Aldcroft + Linsey Wellman Solo + Aldcroft/Wellman

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Sunday November 22, 2015 8:00 pm
Canterbury House
721 E Huron St., Ann Arbor, MI
$10/pwyc
Peter Formanek Quartet
Peter Formanek- alto sax, Andrew Bishop- tenor sax, Ben Willis- bass, Jon Taylor- drums
Solo Ken Aldcroft

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Saturday November 21, 2015 9:00 pm
The Cornerstone
1 Wyndham St. N, Guelph, Ontario
$10/pwyc
Ian Thut Trio
Solo Ken Aldcroft

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Sunday November 15, 2015 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 November 14, 2015 8:00 pm
Silence
46 Essex St. Guelph
$10/PWYC
Mike Gennaro-Ken Aldcroft
Alaniaris

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Friday November 13, 2015 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Mark Segger/Ken Aldcroft/Wes Neal

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Wednesday November 11, 2015 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- bass, Germaine Liu- drums

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Sunday November 8, 2015 8:00 pm
COMA Series, ABC No Rio
Manhattan, NY
Ken Aldcroft-Jason Robinson
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Jason Robinson- tenor saxophone

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Sunday November 8, 2015 6:00 pm
Downtown Music Gallery
Manhattan, NY
Ken Aldcroft-Jason Robinson
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Jason Robinson- tenor saxophone

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Saturday November 7, 2015 8:00 pm
Lily Pad
Cambridge, MA
Eric Hofbauer and Vinnie Sperrazza
Solo Ken Aldcroft

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Friday November 6, 2015 8:00 pm
AS220
Providence, RI
Phil Mazza Quartet
Ken Aldcroft-Jason Robinson
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Jason Robinson- tenor saxophone

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Thursday November 5, 2015 8:00 pm
Fly Wheel Arts
Easthampton, MA
Ken Aldcroft-Jason Robinson
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Jason Robinson- tenor saxophone
Jake Meginsky

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October

Thursday October 29, 2015 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Convergence Ensemble
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- alto saxophone, Emily Denison- trumpet, Scott Thomson- trombone, Wes Neal- bass, Joe Sorbara- drums

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Friday October 23, 2015 8:00 pm
NUMUS Presents
KW Art Gallery
101 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Ontario CA
$15/$10
Ken Aldcroft’s THREADS (Quintet)
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- alto saxophone, Jonathan Adjemian- analog synth, Josh Cole- bass, Germaine Liu- drums

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Sunday October 18, 2015 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 October 14, 2015 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Set 1: Aldcroft/Denison/Oswald
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Emily Denison- trumpet, John Oswald- alto sax
Set 2: Solo Ken Aldcroft CD Release concert “Mister, Mister”
Ken Aldcroft- guitar

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September

Wednesday September 30, 2015 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Convergence Ensemble
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- alto saxophone, Emily Denison- trumpet, Scott Thomson- trombone, Wes Neal- bass, Joe Sorbara- drums

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Sunday September 27, 2015 8:00 pm
Audiopollination
Array Studio
155 Walnut Ave, Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/pwyc
9pm set: Yves Charuest- alto saxophone, Nicole Rampersaud- trumpet, Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Joe Sorbara- drums

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Thursday September 24, 2015 8:00 pm
Musideum
401 Richmond St. W., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10
Set 1: CCMC
Set 2: Gennaro/Aldcroft
Mike Gennaro- drums, Ken Aldcroft- guitar

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Sunday September 20, 2015 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 September 13, 2015 8:00 pm
Array Studio, Somewhere There Sunday Series
155 Walnut Ave, Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/pwyc
Joe Sorbara: Renegade Cobra + Temporary Ensembles

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Wednesday September 9, 2015 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Set 1: Baby Labour (Guelph)
Set 2: Doc at the Radar Station
Felicity Williams- voice, Ken Aldcroft and Ian Bain- guitar, Jonathan Adjemian- synth and piano, Mike Smith- bass, Joe Sorbara- drums
Kyle Brenders- woodwinds, Rob Piilonen- flute, Steve Ward- trombone

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Tuesday September 1, 2015 9:00 pm
Track Could Bend
Dundas Video
831 Dundas St. W, Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Set 1: Aldcroft/Gennaro
Mike Gennaro- drums, Ken Aldcroft- guitar
Set 2:Alaniaris
Michael Kaler- bass, Mark Zurawinski- drums, Ken Aldcroft- guitar

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August

Sunday August 30, 2015 8:00 pm
Audiopollination
Array Studio
155 Walnut Ave, Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/pwyc
9pm set: Ken Aldcroft- guitar and Steph ? - double bass

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Tuesday August 18, 2015 7:30 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Beau Stocker (drums and compositions)
w/ Ken Aldcroft- guitar and Jim Sexton- bass

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Sunday August 16, 2015 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 August 12, 2015 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Aldcroft/Oswald/Denison/Liu
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, John Oswald- alto sax, Emily Denison- trumpet, Germaine Liu- drums

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Wednesday August 12, 2015 8:00 pm
Musideum
401 Richmond St. W., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10
Gennaro/Aldcroft
Mike Gennaro- drums, Ken Aldcroft- guitar

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Tuesday August 11, 2015 8:00 pm
Audiopollination
Array Studio
155 Walnut Ave, Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/pwyc
9pm set: Ken Aldcroft- guitar and other improvisers

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July

Sunday July 19, 2015 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 July 12, 2015 8:00 pm
La Passe
1214 de la Montagne, Montréal QC
$8/PWYC
Aldcroft/Robinson Duo Project
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, J. Robinson- tenor saxophone + guests

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Saturday July 11, 2015 TBA pm
Resonance Cafe
Montreal, QC
$10/PwC
Aldcroft/Robinson Duo Project
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, J. Robinson- tenor saxophone + guests

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Friday July 10, 2015 TBA pm
Raw Sugar
Ottawa, ON
$10/pwyc
Linsey Wellman +
Aldcroft/Robinson Duo Project
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, J. Robinson- tenor saxophone

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Thursday July 9, 2015 8:00 pm
Silence
46 Essex St. Guelph
$10/pwyc
Aldcroft/Robinson Duo Project
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, J. Robinson- tenor saxophone

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Wednesday July 8, 2015 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Aldcroft/Robinson Duo Project
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, J. Robinson- tenor saxophone

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June

Monday June 29, 2015 8:00 pm
Musideum
401 Richmond St. W., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10
Gennaro/Aldcroft
Mike Gennaro- drums, Ken Aldcroft- guitar

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Sunday June 21, 2015 8:00 pm
New Music at the Boathouse
57 Jubilee Dr., Kitchener, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Aldcroft/Thomson
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Scott Thomson- trombone

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Sunday June 21, 2015 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 June 20, 2015 11:00 pm
Open Ears Festival
Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener, Ontario CA
$Free
Greg Oh’s Dreamworld Jukebox
a variety of musicians including Joe Sorbara- drums and Ken Aldcroft- guitar

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Friday June 19, 2015 8:00 pm
Zula Presents: Something Else Festival
Artword Art Bar, Hamilton
$TBA
Aldcroft/Thomson
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Scott Thomson- trombone

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Wednesday June 17, 2015 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Ken Aldcroft-Scott Thomson “Red & Blue” CD Release concert
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Scott Thomson- trombone + guests John Oswald- alto saxophone, Germaine Liu- drums

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Sunday June 14, 2015 8:00 pm
Array Studio, Somewhere There Sunday Series
155 Walnut Ave, Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/pwyc
Joe Sorbara: Renegade Cobra + Temporary Ensembles

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Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Ken Aldcroft’s Convergence Ensemble
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- saxophone, Emily Denison- trumpet, Scott Thomson- trombone, Wes Neal- bass, Joe Sorbara- drums

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Monday June 1, 2015 8:00 pm
La Passe
1214 de la Montagne, Montréal QC
$8/PWYC
Solo Ken Aldcroft + Aaron Lumley solo + duos

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May

Sunday May 31, 2015 8:00 pm
La Passe
1214 de la Montagne, Montréal QC
$8/PWYC
Les Amis du dimanche
Chittakone Baccam: Electronics, Ken Aldcroft: Guitar, Evan Tighe Drums, Raphael Foisy: Double Bass, Philippe Vandal: Guitar and Electronics

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Friday May 29, 2015 7:00 pm
La PoĂŞle
5334 de Gaspé, Studio 307, Montréal QC
$10/PWYC
Aldcroft/Thomson
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Scott Thomson- trombone
Zubot/Fortune
Josh Zubot- violin, Jonah Fortune- bass

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Sunday May 17, 2015 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 May 13, 2015 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Ken Aldcroft’s THREADS (Quintet)
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- alto sax, Jonathan Adjemian- analog synth, Josh Cole- electric bass, Germaine Liu- drums

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Sunday May 10, 2015 8:00 pm
Array Studio, Somewhere There Sunday Series
155 Walnut Ave, Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/pwyc
Paul Newman/Marian Jago Duo
Alaniaris: Michael Kaler- bass, Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Mark Zurawinski- drums

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April

April 18- May 4, 2015 Europe!

Wednesday April 8, 2015 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Ken Aldcroft’s Convergence Ensemble
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Emily Denison- trumpet, Wes Neal- bass, Joe Sorbara- drums

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March

Saturday March 28, 2015 Time TBA
Zula Presents
Artword Art Bar, Hamilton
$TBA
Hat & Beard: Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Dave Clark- drums

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Friday March 27, 2015 Time TBA
Yeti Cafe
K/W Ontario
$TBA
Hat & Beard: Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Dave Clark- drums

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Sunday March 22, 2015 Time 1pm-1am
Silence
46 Essex St. Guelph
$TBA
Thelonious Monk Marathon
Evidence: Jean Derome- alto sax, Pierre Cartier- bass, Pierre Tanguay- drums
Michael Davidson- vibes
Hat & Beard: Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Dave Clark- drums

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Saturday March 21, 2015 time 1pm-1am
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$TBA
Thelonious Monk Marathon
Evidence: Jean Derome- alto sax, Pierre Cartier- bass, Pierre Tanguay- drums
Michael Davidson- vibes
Hat & Beard: Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Dave Clark- drums

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Wednesday March 11, 2015 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Transcombobulation
Mike Smith- analog synth, Jonathan Adjemian- analog synth
Solo Ken Aldcroft
Ken Aldcroft- guitar

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February

Friday February 27, 2015 9:00 pm
The Imperial Pub
54 Dundas St. E., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/pwyc
Ken Aldcroft’s Convergence Ensemble
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- saxophone, Emily Denison- trumpet, Wes Neal- bass, Joe Sorbara- drums

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Wednesday February 25, 2015 8pm
Silence
46 Essex St. Guelph
$TBA
Solo Ken Aldcroft opening for Joe Morris/Craig Pedersen Duo
Ken Aldcroft- guitar

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Sunday February 15, 2015 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 February 11, 2015 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Aldcroft/Oswald/Milchem + guests
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, John Oswald- alto sax, Glenn Milchem- drums

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Sunday February 1, 2015 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$PWYC
Hat & Beard: Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Dave Clark- drums
Opening for Dave Clark's Woodchoppers Association

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January

Friday January 30, 2015 9:00 pm
The Imperial Pub
54 Dundas St. E., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/pwyc
Ken Aldcroft’s Convergence Ensemble
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- saxophone, Emily Denison- trumpet, Joe Sorbara- drums

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Friday January 23, 2015 9:00 pm
The Imperial Pub
54 Dundas St. E., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/pwyc
Ken Aldcroft’s Convergence Ensemble
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- saxophone, Emily Denison- trumpet, Wes Neal- bass, Joe Sorbara- drums

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Thursday January 22, 2015 12:10 pm
University of Guelph Music Symposium, TAN Concert
Mac107 (Goldschmidt Room), MacKinnon Hall
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario CA
$PWYC
Aldcroft/Harley/Sorbara + other faculty
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Jim Harley- electronics and objects, Joe Sorbara- drums

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Sunday January 18, 2015 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 January 17, 2015 8pm
Silence
46 Essex St. Guelph
$10
10/09/11 CD Release
THREADS (Quintet)
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- alto saxophone, Jonathan Adjemian- analog synth, Josh Cole- bass, Germaine Liu- drums

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Friday January 16, 2015 9pm
Hart House, Jazz at Oscar’s Series
Arbor Room, Hart House, U of T, Toronto
$Free
10/09/11 CD Release
THREADS (Quintet)
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- alto saxophone, Jonathan Adjemian- analog synth, Josh Cole- bass, Germaine Liu- drums

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Wednesday January 14, 2015 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Aldcroft/Cole/Fraser
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Josh Cole- bass, Nick Fraser- drums

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Sunday January 4, 2015 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$PWYC
Hat & Beard: Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Dave Clark- drums
Opening for Dave Clark's Woodchoppers Association

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Saturday January 3, 2015 10:00 pm
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/PWYC
Aldcroft/Overton/Oelrichs
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Mike Overton- bass, Jake Oelrichs- drums

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Friday January 2, 2015 9:00 pm
The Imperial Pub
54 Dundas St. E., Toronto, Ontario CA
$10/pwyc
Ken Aldcroft’s Convergence Ensemble
Ken Aldcroft- guitar, Karen Ng- saxophone, Emily Denison- trumpet, Scott Thomson- trombone, Wes Neal- bass, Joe Sorbara- drums

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