HANDMADE BLADE: DOLPHY FORMATIONS CD Release at the China CloudFriday November 25th. The first album by this trio with Aram Bajakian & Peggy Lee!  “Dolphy Formations” is a piece of Aram’s we recorded during an afternoon session in the summer of 2015 at Afterlife Studios here in Vancouver. We’ll be playing a 45-minute version of the piece on Friday. Two sets. 9pm. INFO

Saturday Nov 26th, also at the China Cloud, it’s Sun Ra’s STAR SYSTEM! Featuring Dan Gaucher, Colin Cowan, Tyson Naylor, John Paton, Ben Henriques, Sam Davidson, Skye Brooks, JP Carter, Tom Wherrett, and Lee Hutzulak. 9:30pm. INFO

On Friday Dec 2nd & Saturday Dec 3rd, the NOW Society presents madMethod at the Orpheum Annex, featuring Stefan Smulovitz’s Mad Scientist Machine, visuals by Sammy Chien, and the NOW Ensemble (Lisa Cay Miller, Jon Bentley, JP Carter, James Meger & Skye Brooks). MASOM (Kivanç Tatar & Phillipe Pasquier) are also performing. 8pm. INFO

All the best, JP