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Lunch and Learn

The Music and Life of Ornette Coleman

The date for this educational opportunity has passed.

Date: April 30, 2018, 12:00 – 1:00pm
Location: Main Floor adjacent to Ca’Puccini, Arts Commons (205 8th Ave. SE)
Cost: Free

A pioneer and celebrated individual in the history of jazz, this lecture, and performance will explore the context, stories, lore, and anecdotes of Ornette Coleman. Select performance of some interesting moments, drawing from the vast diversity of material of stylings throughout his career. An exploration of the philosophy and performance stylings.

Colin Macleod

Calgary based musician, aspiring arranger and composer, and student. As a saxophonist, Colin has studied with Richard Harding, Jim Brenan, Jeremy Brown, Shannon Leclair, and Joe Morris. Many performances in respective areas of saxophone jazz, RnB, funk and Improvised works, with peers, educators from around Canada and the world. After taking some time away from music can be seen performing at various venues in the Calgary area.

Rob Oxoby

Calgary-based bassist and composer. Rob performs with the trio Not Now Hamelin (with Eric Hamelin and Jonathon Wilcke) and has a forthcoming duo recording with Joe Morris (on the Bug Incision label).

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