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Performance: The Brick Quartet, Guelph ON
September 6, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$10
Jeff Henderson: Sax and Clarinet
Vicky Mettler: Guitar
Raphaël Foisy : Bass
Félix Lachance: Drums
WITH THE INIMITABLE BEN GROSSMAN & MICHAEL MUCCI
The Brick Quartet consists of three musicians from Montreal, Canada—Vicky
Mettler on guitar, Raphaël Foisy-Couture on bass and Jacob Desjardins on drums joined on tour this fall by New Zealand saxophonist Jeff Henderson. The group stems from an impromptu recording session in September 2013, which was later released as an album titled ‘Built like a Brick Shithouse’. The music brings together sounds from jazz, European free improve, blues and western folk music with dismantled rock rhythms and jagged noise.
his performances have been described as ‘shock-and-awe projections of force into hostile territory’.