Monday, February 23, 2004

Having Howard Johnson at my house is a great thrill. We heard a low rumbling sound this morning
and wondered what was wrong (broken clothes dryer etc.) it was Howard warming up!!

did he ever warm up as my son Dylan and I listend to him playing below us. what a treat!

His experiences and insight into art, music and life are all fantastic. I hope people in toronto get a chance to
hear him tommorrow night.

Tim Posgate Horn Band
With Howard Johnson

Monday, February 23, 2004
New Work Studio
319 Spadina (at St. Andrew)
admission: $15, 8:00PM

The Tim Posgate Horn Band The Toronto core trio of Lina Allemano (trumpet); Quinsin Nachoff (tenor sax, clarinet, and flute); and Tim Posgate (electric and acoustic guitar, banjo) expands deeper than space with the addition of New York based Howard Johnson (baritone sax, flugelhorn, trumpet, clarinet, electric bass and tuba). Howard is renowned for his extensive influence on compositions, performance and recordings by Charles Mingus, Hank Crawford, Archie Shepp, Buddy Rich, Freddie Hubbard, Quincy Jones, Miles Davis, John Lennon, The Band, Taj Mahal, Carla Bley, and especially Gil Evans, as welll as his leadership of the all tuba ensemble Gravity (Verve Records).

This Horn Band showcases the unique compositions and guitar style that identify Posgate, guitarist of the year nominee in the National Jazz Awards. The night of the awards he will be in the studio recording the fresh fluency of his horniest new brainchild, join them in celebratory preparation of the session in artist Mike HansenĂ­s New Work Studio, site of the Annual Festival of Autumnal Happiness, the night before the NJA.

Ron Gaskin


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