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Brodie West
   Brodie West (alto saxophone)

Brodie West

show: Saturday 21 February, 7pm

Brodie West is an alto saxophonist and composer currently living in Hamilton Ontario. West has been an active member on Toronto's creative music scene for the past 20 years and has collaborated with numerous musicians; notably, as a member of Drumheller, Deep Dark United, The Woodchoppers Collective, and Zebradonk. He has toured and recorded with international musicians Getatchew Mekuria, Han Bennink, The Ex, Ken Vandermark and Mohammed Jimmy Mohammed. West plays currently with The Lina Allemano 4 and The Ryan Driver Sextet in addition to leading his own ensemble, Eucalyptus (since 2009) and performing solo. He is also working in collaboration with Andrew Zukerman in a duo setting and with Evan Cartwright, also as a duo. West has toured extensively throughout the USA, Europe, and Canada and has also made several trips to Ethiopia. He has appeared at several international music festivals and has made guest appearances on many recordings including Jennifer Castle's Pink City, Nifty's Pity Slash Love, Tenderness' The Axe is Ready, The Ryan Driver Quintet's Plays the Music of Steven Parkinson and Broken Social Scene's You Forgot it in People.

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