Performance and Workshop Dates:

Friday, July 7, 2006
Leftover Daylight Jazz and Improvised Music Series
9pm, $10/$6
Array Music Studio 60 Atlantic Ave, Toronto, Ontario.

Remnants Trio
ken aldcroft- guitar, evan shaw- alto sax, joe sorbara- drums

Trio Resistances
benoît keller- bass, lionel martin- saxophones, bruno tocanne- drums

Remnants Trio, Trio Resistances + Kyle Brenders + Ronda Rindone

Saturday July 22, 2006
AIMToronto Music(in)Galleries Festival
4:20pm, free
Loop Gallery, 1174 Queen St. West, Toronto, Ontario.

Aldcroft / Allemano / Sorbara
ken aldcroft- guitar, lina allemano- trumpet, joe sorbara- drums

Sunday, July 23, 2006
NOW SERIES
2pm/4pm, $6
NOW Lounge, 189 Church St, Toronto, Ontario.

2pm- Workshop- Ken Aldcroft composed and improvised music w/ the Convergence Ensemble

6pm- Ken Aldcroft Convergence Ensemble + Kyle Brenders and Lina Allemano
ken aldcroft- guitar, scott thomson- trombone, lina allemano- trumpet, kyle brenders- tenor saxophone, wes neal- bass, joe sorbara- drums

Sunday, July 30, 2006
NOW SERIES
4pm, $6
NOW Lounge, 189 Church St, Toronto, Ontario.

5pm- Aldcroft / Oswald / Valdivia
ken aldcroft- guitar, john oswald- alto sax, brandon valdivia- drums

Saturday, August 5, 2006
Bummer in the Summer Festival
8:30pm, TBA
Tranzac (front room), 292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Ken Aldcroft's Convergence Ensemble + Lina Allemano + Nick Storring
ken aldcroft- guitar, scott thomson- trombone, lina allemano- trumpet, nick storring- cello, wes neal- bass, joe sorbara- drums

Friday August 11, 2006
AIMToronto INTERFACE w/ Stephen Grew
9pm, $15
Arraymusic Studio, 60 Atlantic Ave. suite 218, Toronto, Ontario.

10pm- 4 in 1 Ken Aldcroft/Dave Clark Thelonious Monk Project
ken aldcroft- guitar, dave clark- drums

Sunday, August 13, 2006
NOW SERIES
2pm/4pm, $6
NOW Lounge, 189 Church St, Toronto, Ontario.

2pm- Workshop- Rod Campbell- Search and Reflect

6pm- Ken Aldcroft Convergence Ensemble + Kyle Brenders and Lina Allemano
ken aldcroft- guitar, evan shaw- alto sax, scott thomson- trombone, lina allemano- trumpet, kyle brenders- tenor saxophone, wes neal- bass, joe sorbara- drums

Friday, August 25, 2006
Leftover Daylight Jazz and Improvised Music Series
9pm, $10/$6
Array Music Studio 60 Atlantic Ave, Toronto, Ontario.

10p: Ad Hoc Groupings
ken aldcroft- guitar + TBA

Sunday, August 27, 2006
NOW SERIES
2pm/4pm, $6
NOW Lounge, 189 Church St, Toronto, Ontario.

4pm- Aldcroft / Keith
ken aldcroft- guitar, michael keith- guitar

Sunday, August 27, 2006
Tranzac Club
10pm, pwyc
Tranzac (front room), 292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Ken Aldcroft Convergence Ensemble + guests
ken aldcroft- guitar, evan shaw- alto sax, scott thomson- trombone, wes neal- bass, joe sorbara- drums + nick storring- cello, parmela atariwalla- violin

Wedensday, September 6, 2006
Frank Gratkowski + Wilbert de Joode
7pm, $10
Goethe-Institut 163 King St. West, Toronto, Ontario.

Gratkowski / de Joode
frank gratkowski- reeds, wilbert de joode- bass

Gratkowski / de Joode / Aldcroft / Thomson / Clutton / Sorbara / Cameron
frank gratkowski- reeds, wilbert de joode- bass, ken aldcroft- guitar, scott thomson- trombone, rob clutton- bass, joe sorbara- drums, allison cameron- amplified objects

Saturday, September 9, 2006
Guelph Jazz Festival Late Night Improv Jam
11:30pm-2:30am,
Cornerstone Café, 1 Wyndham St. North, Guelph, Ontario.

Remnants Trio
ken aldcroft- guitar, evan shaw- alto sax, joe sorbara- drums

Sunday, September 10, 2006
NOW SERIES
2pm, $6
NOW Lounge, 189 Church St, Toronto, Ontario

2pm- Ken Aldcroft Convergence Ensemble
ken aldcroft- guitar, evan shaw- alto sax, scott thomson- trombone, wes neal- bass, joe sorbara- drums

3:30pm- Ken Aldcroft Convergence Ensemble w/ Ron Samworth- guitar and John Korsrud- trumpet
various ad hoc groupings

5:30pm- Freedman / Samworth / Bateman
lori freedman- clarinets, ron samworth- guitar, victor bateman- bass

7:30pm- Fisher / Valdivia / Aldcroft / TBA
colin fisher- guitar/tenor sax, brandon valdivia- drums, ken aldcroft- guitar, tba- tba

9:30pm- PST
nilan perera- guitar, joe sorbara- drums, scott thomson- trombone

11:30pm- Drumheller (trio)
eric chenaux- guitar, nick fraser- drums, doug tielli- trombone

Friday September 22, 2006
AIMToronto INTERFACE w/ Joe McPhee
9pm, $15
Arraymusic Studio, 60 Atlantic Ave. suite 218, Toronto, Ontario.

COMPANY NIGHT
joe mcphee- various instruments, ken aldcroft- guitar, tiina kiik- accordian, peter lutek- reeds, michael snow- piano, jesse stewart- drums, scott thomson- trombone

Sunday, September 24, 2006
Tranzac Club
10pm, pwyc
Tranzac (front room), 292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Ken Aldcroft Convergence Ensemble + guests
ken aldcroft- guitar, evan shaw- alto sax, scott thomson- trombone, wes neal- bass, joe sorbara- drums, nick storring- cello, parmela atariwalla- violin

Wedensday, October 4, 2006
Tone Collector + Hat and Beard
9pm, $10
Arraymusic Studio, 60 Atlantic Ave. Suite 218, Toronto, Ontario.

Hat and Beard
ken aldcroft- guitar, dave clark- drums- the music of thelonious monk

Tone Collector
tony malaby- tenor sax, eivind opsvik- bass, jeff davis- drums

Sunday, October 8, 2006
NOW SERIES
2pm/4pm, $6
NOW Lounge, 189 Church St, Toronto, Ontario.

2pm- WorkshopKen Aldcroft- John Stevens "Search & Reflect"- improvisation exercises

4pm- Ken Aldcroft Convergence Ensemble CD release concert "The Great Divide"
w/ken aldcroft- guitar, evan shaw- alto sax, scott thomson- trombone, wes neal- bass, joe sorbara- drums

5pm- Ken Aldcroft Convergence Ensemble w/ guests
w/nicole rampersaud- trumpet, parmela atariwalla- violin, nick storring- cello

6pm- Ken Aldcroft Convergence Ensemble w/ guests
w/allison cameron- amplified objects, jean martin- turntables

Convergence Ensemble CD Release Canadian Tour (part 1)

Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Mercredimusics Series
9pm, $5
Casa Obscura, 4381 rue Papineau, Montreal, Quebec.

Ken Aldcroft Convergence Ensemble + Lori Freedman, Jean Derome
ad hoc groupings w/ ken aldcroft- guitar, evan shaw- alto sax, scott thomson- trombone, wes neal- bass, joe sorbara- drums, lori freedman- clarinets, jean derome- alto saxophone

Thursday, October 19, 2006
Casa del Popolo
9:30pm, $6,
4873 boul. St-Laurent, Montreal, Quebec.

Ken Aldcroft Convergence Ensemble
w/ken aldcroft- guitar, evan shaw- alto sax, scott thomson- trombone, wes neal- bass, joe sorbara- drums,

Friday, October 20, 2006
Avant-Garde Bar
9pm, $10,
135 1/2 Besserer St., Ottawa, Ontario.

Ken Aldcroft Convergence Ensemble
w/ken aldcroft- guitar, evan shaw- alto sax, scott thomson- trombone, wes neal- bass, joe sorbara- drums,

The Ken Aldcroft Convergence Ensemble CD Release tour is supported by the Canada Council for the Arts which enables Canadian audiences to discover artists from other regions and provinces.

Sunday, October 22, 2006
NOW SERIES
2pm/4pm, $6
NOW Lounge, 189 Church St, Toronto, Ontario.

2pm- Workshop- Ken Aldcroft - John Stevens "Search & Reflect"- improv exercises

Friday, October 27, 2006
Leftover Daylight Jazz and Improvised Music Series
9pm, $10/$6
Array Music Studio 60 Atlantic Ave, Toronto, Ontario.

Ken Aldcroft Convergence Ensemble CD Release Concert "The Great Divide"

9pm- Ken Aldcroft Convergence Ensemble
w/ken aldcroft- guitar, evan shaw- alto sax, scott thomson- trombone, wes neal- bass, joe sorbara- drums

10pm- Ken Aldcroft Convergence Ensemble w/ guests
w/nicole rampersaud- trumpet, tilman lewis- cello

11pm- Ken Aldcroft Convergence Ensemble w/ guests
w/allison cameron- amplified objects, jean martin- turntables

Sunday, October 29, 2006
NOW SERIES
2pm/4pm, $6
NOW Lounge, 189 Church St, Toronto, Ontario.

4pm-Aldcroft / Michelangelo / Sorbara / Davison
w/ken aldcroft- clarinet, michelangelo- found and home-made instruments, joe sorbara- drums/percussion, william davison- guitar

Sunday, October 29, 2006
Tranzac Club
10:30pm, pwyc
Tranzac (front room), 292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Alien Life Bomb
ken aldcroft- guitar, ronda rindone- bass clarinet, chris cauley- soprano saxophone, andy yue- synth, johnathan adjemian- synth, paul dutton- voice, nilan perera- electric bass, mike overton- double bass, michel delage- drums,

Friday, November 3, 2006
Eric Stach Free Music Unit Concert Series
9:30pm,
105 Clarence St., London, Ontario.

Fisher / Aldcroft / Sorbara
colin fisher- guitar/ sax, ken aldcroft- guitar, joe sorbara- drums

Sunday, November 5, 2006
NOW SERIES
2pm, $6
NOW Lounge, 189 Church St, Toronto, Ontario.

2pm-Workshop
w/Ken Aldcroft- participatory- "Search & Reflect" exercises

Saturday, November 11, 2006
Now Series Special Presentation
9pm, $10
189 Church St., Toronto, Ontario.

Snow / Aldcroft / Valdivia / D'Angelo / Jensson
michael snow- analog synth, ken aldcroft- guitar, brandon valdivia- drums, andrew d'angelo- alto sax/bass clarient, hilmar jensson- guitar

Sunday, November 12, 2006
NOW SERIES
2pm, $6
NOW Lounge, 189 Church St, Toronto, Ontario.

2pm-Workshop
w/Ken Aldcroft- participatory- "Search & Reflect" exercises

4pm-Ken Aldcroft
w/Ken Aldcroft- guitar

Monday, November 13, 2006
Ken Aldcroft's Convergence Ensemble CD Release tour continued
8:30pm, $5
Sadlier House, Peterborough, Ontario.

Ken Aldcroft's Convergence Ensemble
ken aldcroft- guitar, evan shaw- alto sax, scott thomson- trombone, wes neal- bass, jean martin- drums

Sunday, November 19, 2006
NOW SERIES
2pm, $6
NOW Lounge, 189 Church St, Toronto, Ontario.

2pm-Large Ensemble Workshop

4pm-Aldcroft / Keith / Wilson
w/ken aldcroft- guitar, michael keith- guitar, john wilson- guitar

Wednesday, November 22, 2006
Poor Pilgrim Series
10pm, pwyc
Press Club, 850 Dundas St. West, Toronto, Ontario.

Hat & Beard
ken aldcroft- guitar, dave clark- drums

Friday, November 24, 2006
416 Creative Improvisers Festival
11pm, $TBA
Tranzac, 292 Brunswick St., Toronto, Ontario.

Ken Aldcroft's Convergence Ensemble + guests
ken aldcroft- guitar, evan shaw- alto sax, scott thomson- trombone, wes neal- bass, joe sorbara- drums + Paul Cram- clarinet, nick storring- cello

Sunday, November 26, 2006
NOW SERIES
2pm, $6
NOW Lounge, 189 Church St, Toronto, Ontario.

2pm- Workshop
w/Ken Aldcroft- participatory- "Search & Reflect" exercises

6pm- Valdivia / Aldcroft / Oswald / Thomson
w/brandon valdivia- drums, ken aldcroft- guitar, john oswald- alto sax, scott thomson

Saturday, December 2, 2006
CoexisDance Series
8pm, pwyc
Arraymusic Studio, 69 Atlantic Ave. suite 218, Toronto, Ontario.

CoexisDance Series
improvised collaborations between various dancers and musicians

Thursday, December 7, 2006
Tranzac Club
10pm, pwyc
Tranzac (front room), 292 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Hat and Beard (1st set only)
ken aldcroft- guitar, dave clark- drums

Sunday, December 17, 2006
NOW SERIES
2pm, pwyc
NOW Lounge, 189 Church St, Toronto, Ontario.

2pm-End of Year Party- 2pm until ?

2pm-Large Ensemble Workshop

4pm-Large Ensemble Performance
w/participants of the ongoing large ensemble workshop

5pm- Derek Bailey- live for friends on 5th St

6:30pm- Aucoin / Parkinson / Oelrichs / Lewis
w/ marcel aucoin- keyboard, steven parkinson- guitar, jake oelrichs- drums, tilman lewis- cello

7:30pm-'AFIJN'- Misha Mengelberg

8:30pm- No Man Band
w/ doug tielli

9pm-'OFF THE ROAD'- Peter Kowald

10:30pm- Sait / Turvey / TBA
w/ david sait- guzheng, tim turvey- drums, TBA

11pm- Charles Mingus live at Montreux

12am-O Carol
w/ victor bateman / michael keith / ken aldcroft

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