Joëlle Léandre - double bass
Lori Freedman - contrabass, bass, B-flat and E-flat clarinets
This show will be a first for this duo - although they have played together often in larger projects, they will be bringing a full set of music for double bass and bass clarinet to Ottawa.
Lori Freedman has been conspicuously described as “a musical revolutionary in the front ranks of the avant-garde”. With full throttle in both written and improvised music streams she is known internationally for her provocative and creative performances.
Joëlle Léandre, is a French contrabassist, composer and improviser, who to date has recorded more than 180 albums. Over her career she has collaborated and improvised with many great artists such as Derek Bailey, Anthony Braxton, George Lewis, Evan Parker and Irene Schweizer to name a few.