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Tommy Babin ... free jazz yah!

Discussion in 'Bassists [DB]' started by Anonymous75966, Nov 21, 2005.


  1. Anonymous75966

    Anonymous75966

    Jun 29, 2004
    Anybody heard this dude? He's recently moved to Vancouver, before that based out of Montreal for many years.

    I heard him in a duo with pianist Paul Plimley last night in Victoria - whoo! He's got 'free jazz time' figured out - that sort of relentless but slippery pulse thing. Really energetic player, interesting chops too - lots of bitone / harp harmonics, wailing arco as well. Definitely into Wm Parker / Dresser territory, all that good stuff. Folks in Vancouver, check him out if yer into it - he's playing with Francois Houle's band in Dec.