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IMOOfest at Club SAW

Friday, October 5, 2012 - 7 p.m.
Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 7 p.m.
Tickets: $15 for one day, $25 for festival pass. See www.improvisedmoo.com for tickets and more details. Tickets available at the door.

We're lookinIMOO logog for adventurous people interested in experiencing the first IMOOfest on Fri. Oct. 5 & Sat. Oct. 6! Deadline Friday, October 5 at 10 a.m.

The Improvising Musicians of Ottawa/Outaouais' first ever improvised music festival, IMOOfest.

IMOOfest 2012 will showcase eight acts over two days.  The festival will feature iconic Canadian improvisers Lori Freedman, Scott Thomson, Susanna Hood, and Jesse Stewart, alongside a selection of established local artists.

IMOO will also use the occasion to release their second compilation disc, IMOO Volume 2: Solos.


Concert schedule:

Friday, Oct 5, 2012:
7:30 p.m. - Craig Pedersen, solo trumpet
8 p.m. - Northern Sound Electrical System
8:30 p.m. - Broscoe/Higney/Molnar
9:30 p.m. - Lori Freedman, solo clarinet

Saturday, Oct 6, 2012:
7:30 p.m. - Linsey Wellman, solo saxophone
8 p.m. - Instant Places
8:30 p.m. - Thomson/Hood/Stewart
9:30 p.m. - Lori Freedman with the IMOO Orchestra

Presented by: Improvising Musicians of Ottawa/Outaouais (IMOO)

IMOO are group of musicians who, drawing on jazz, classical, folk and rock traditions, are dedicated to the exploration of contemporary practice in improvisation. They are interested in exploring different practices and means of communication, including, but not limited to, verbal, visual, auditory, gestural, concrete and abstract. They are a platform and resource for emerging artists to present their work and/or collaborate with other artists and exist as a means to community development and networking, bringing artists together, and presenting their work to a broad audience.

www.improvisedmoo.com

Club SAW
67 Nicholas Street
Ottawa
www.galeriesawgallery.com