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the big much & new diversions this week

posted Feb 16, 2013, 11:26 PM by bernie arai
for the third installment of my residency at el barrio, i get to play with my trio the big much, which has been together for i think almost five years now? we'll be doing a bunch of my and chad's tunes, and some other stuff too. it's pretty fun and interesting to work within this unique instrumentation, gives us a lot of possible directions to take.

The Big Much
chad makela - baritone saxophone
dave sikula - electric guitar
bernie arai - drums and cymbals

Wednesday Feb 20 9pm-11pm
El Barrio 2270 East Hastings (near Nanaimo)

also this friday another long(er) standing trio, new diversions, plays 1067east. we just did last wednesday at el barrio which was a real blast, and looking forrward to building on that momentum musically speaking.  ranging from ambient soundscapes to noise drones to IDM beats to jazz vamps, we all get to take advantage of different timbres and instruments.

new diversions
jon bentley - woodwinds and electronics
chris gestrin - keyboards and electronics
bernie arai - drums, cymbals and electronics

Friday Feb 22 10:30pm
107east (1115b east hastings, enter down the hill at 360 glen dr)

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