ALANIARIS An instrumental power trio that plays Greek rebetiko music and original compositions. "Combining rock, jazz, surf and Eastern European traditions, this trio effortlessly glide beyond stylistic boundaries into the outlandish sonic region." Bryon Hayes, Exlaim Magazine
EVAN DESAULNIER TRIO Post-bop group featuring guitarist Evan Desaulnier's original compositions and unique treatments of jazz standards reaching into ska-reggae, americana, and other genres as musical palettes.
FRIENDS OF MARKOS More Greek Rebetiko, but in a slightly more traditional context with a spirited five piece acoustic ensemble. You can catch the Friends at street festivals around Toronto in the summer and often busking in the Annex.
OCTOPUS Percussion duo with my partner and percussionist Germaine Liu. We explore the possibilities of the double drum set, found objects and minimalist compositional processes.
HAPPENINGS Synth/Bass/Drums trio with Andy Yue and Jim Sexton. Free-jazz, minimalist, trance electro-acoustic improvisations. Sometime sounds a little bit like Paul Bley, meets The Necks, featuring Herbie Hancock.