FEBRUARY 02, 2016
Sheer Tyranny of Will Nominated for a JUNO
We’re excited to announce that Sheer Tyranny of Will is nominated for a JUNO for “Jazz Album of the Year: Group 2016”. You can buy the cd (and t-shirt) on our recordings page, or digitally on iTunes, Bandcamp or CDBaby. Thanks to the Canada Council for the Arts for their financial support of this CD.
JANUARY 28, 2016
Heading to BC
We’re excited to be heading about out to British Columbia for a some gigs in March. March 24-27 we’ll be in Courtenay, Port Alberni, and Vancouver with the support of a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts.
We’ve also got some exciting new places booked from next November in Europe, including Budapest and Lisbon!
OCTOBER 30, 2015
European Tour - Nov 2015
Peripheral Vision is heading back to Europe with tour with stops in Brussels, all over Germany, and Vienna. We’ll be there November 5-15 - more details on our gigs page. We’re grateful to be supported by a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts.
AUGUST 13, 2015
Peripheral Vision is excited to get back to action this fall, after taking the summer off. (Check out this new CD that Nick released with Tony Malaby and Kris Davis! Too Many Continents)
We’re back at our monthly first Tuesday of the month Tranzac series with, openers Run Stop Run (Sept 1), Harley Card Quintet (Oct 6), and Matt Lagan (Nov 3). Then we’ll be heading back to Europe from Nov. 5-17 (Tour funding by the Canada Council for the Arts).
MARCH 19, 2015
Somewhere There Festival Recording
Mutual Humiliation Society from Peripheral Vision’s performance at the Somewhere There Festival is on the Mechanical Forest Sound blog. “offering a solid dose of forward-looking jazz”!
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
Peripheral Vision is heading on its first European tour with stops in Spain, Germany, Czech Republic and Poland. April 8-23, more details on our gigs page. Supported by grants from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council
JANUARY 16, 2015
Canadian CD release tour with David Braid and Michael Davidson
We’re embarking on a full Canadian tour, info on the gigs page and on the facebook invite. We’ll be playing as our normal quartet in some cities, as well as in many cities we’ll be joined by JUNO winning pianist David Braid and vibraphone virtuoso Michael Davidson. The combined sextet will play a set of our music as well as a set of Braid’s music. Thanks to the Canada Council for the Arts for supporting this tour.
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
New T-Shirt and blog review
New T-Shirts have arrived and we’re really excited - you can buy them on the recordings page (and there’s deal if you buy the CD and T-Shirt together!)
Also, check out this nice blog review of us with some video of clips of us performing some new music at the Tranzac - www.drearymusic.com
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
L'OFF Festival Performance
We will be releasing Sheer Tyranny of Will in Montreal at L’OFF Festival de Jazz on Oct. 4. www.lofffestivaldejazz.com/peripheral-vision
SEPTEMBER 09, 2014
First Sheer Tyranny Of Will Review
Here’s the first review for Sheer Tyranny Of Will, by Brent Black at www.criticaljazz.com, calling us “Post bop rhythm and groove”
Innovative, cutting edge and fearless finds Peripheral Vision as one of the most creative new ensembles emerging on the scene today…
Read the whole review here: www.criticaljazz.com/2014/09/peripheral-vision-sheer-tyranny-of-will.html
AUGUST 28, 2014
Sheer Tyranny of Will CD Release
Sheer Tyranny Of Will is being released on September 23. Toronto release show at 80 Gladstone on September 27th Check out our video preview:
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AUGUST 27, 2014
Sheer Tyranny of Will CD Bandcamp
Sheer Tyranny Of Will is now on bandcamp - you can stream the whole thing there!
May. 3 The TranzacOpening Band: TBA
Jun. 7 The TranzacOpening Band: Teri Parker Quartet
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