The Murray Street Band, led by drummer John Heward, includes a number of Montréal’s most exciting improvisers. With musicians with backgrounds in free improv, new music, noise, punk, (post)-rock, world beat and jazz, the Murray Street Band’s sonic celebrations are bound to please and last long into the night! The concert takes place on February 26, 2009, at Casa del Popolo in Montréal.
On November 2, 2008, Joe Giardullo will be performing at L’envers alongside 16 of Montréal’s finest improvisers: Gordon Allen, Philippe Battikha, Fred Bazil, Chris Burns, Pierre Cartier, Isaiah Ceccarelli, Michel F , Lori Freedman, John Heward, Philippe Lauzier, Étienne Lebel, Corinne René, Alexandre St-Onge, Sam Shalabi, Ida Toninato and Rainer Weins. Quite the orchestra!
On June 24, 2008 at festival Suoni Per Il Popolo: the Ratchet Orchestra with Jean Derome, Nicolas Caloia, Gordon Krieger, Sam Shalabi, Damian Nisenson, Chris Burns, Bryan Highbloom, John Heward, Philipe Lauzier, Robert Kraft, Pierre Labbé, Gordon Allen, Brian Lipson, Eric Lewis, Thea Pratt, Jacques Gravel, Noah Countability, Joshua Zubot, Kate Lawrence, Jean René, Gen Heistek, Anni Lawrence, Norsola Johnson, Alexandre Grogg, Ken Doolittle, Bruce Cawdron, Michel Bonneau.