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More Travels!

suddenlyLISTEN and I are so happy to announce that A:B, my duo with my friend Italian cellist, Nicola Baroni of Bologna, will undertake a five city European tour this fall! The tour begins September 22 in London at the Colourscape Festival, (called “Europe’s most unusual festival”) and continues on to performances at the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh, a concert in Bologna, Italy in cooperation with MASKFest, and culminates […]

Travels

It’s been a great season for suddenlyLISTEN travels, and with this exciting announcement, we can tell you about more to come!

2017/18 saw Collateral, travelling across Canada with 12 concerts from St. John’s to Victoria. Along the way we met all kinds of people, and revisited old friends. These personal connections are vital to keeping this exploratory music alive: Connections with the musicians that dedicate themselves to developing their craft, […]

By |June 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Freedman Closes out 17/18

It was 2007 when suddenlyLISTEN first brought Lori Freedman to Halifax. This was by no means her first trip east, she’d been here many times at the Jazz Festival, as a guest of Upstream Music and as a touring artist. I was pretty familiar with her work, and with her sound. As a learning improviser, I wanted to experience that, and as a presenter I wanted to show that […]

By |May 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Glasgow 3

I don’t mind getting to the airport early, it gives me a chance to reflect a bit on the trip that is ending, and people watch….

The past 2 days were both enjoyable and productive. Thursday was spent in talking/coffee drinking about the piece. The question remains how much does Nick capture of me, and how much does he contribute of his own source material. How do we make things […]

By |November 6th, 2017|Norman Adams|0 Comments