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IMOO: Still making it up as they go, two years later (video)

IMOO co-founders Craig Pedersen and Linsey Wellman ©Brett Delmage, 2012

The inaugural IMOOfest (IMOO - Improvising Musicians of Ottawa/Outaouais festival) takes place this Friday October 5 and Saturday October 6, starting at 7:30 p.m. at Club SAW [details]. This mini-festival marks the start of the third year of operation for IMOO and the end of two very busy and artistically successful years of this unique local improvised music series.

IMOO co-founders and improvising musicians Craig Pedersen and Linsey Wellman talked to about IMOOfest, and about the experience of running an improvised music series that has put Ottawa on the map for touring improvisers. We've combined the interview with some photos from past IMOO concerts. is giving away some free passes to IMOOfest to listeners who are willing to try something new and tell us about the experience. Find out how to apply for free IMOO passes and see links to more stories about IMOO

Watch the video