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Kyle Brenders
   solo saxophones

solo performance + solo improvisation roundtable: Saturday 27 February, 2pm

Kyle Brenders


Kyle Brenders is a Toronto based multi-instrumentalist, composer, improviser and arts administrator. Brenders' work attempts to fuse the various musical experiences that have shaped him as a creative artist. His interest in music that falls within generic and idiomatic cracks has allowed him to develop his own personal style. Brenders has studied and played with Ab Baars, Anthony Braxton, Lori Freedman, David Mott, Alvin Lucier, Taylor Ho Bynum, Jean Derome, Gordon Allen, The Australian Art Orchestra, Malcolm Goldstein, Dan Snaith (Caribou), Evan Parker, Marshal Allen, and Mary Halverson. His current group, the Kyle Brenders Quartet, plays music that explores the idea of a jazz quartet through expanding approaches to composition and improvisation. Brenders is also acts as Artistic Associate with Soundstreams curating the Salon21 series, providing art direction for the concert video and, as well as numerous other tasks that support the presentation of contemporary music on a national and international scale.

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