Trading Places: Un Échange with Vicky Mettler and Ellwood Epps

Nov 6 — 16, 2017



Western Front hosted  trumpeter Ellwood Epps and guitarist Vicky Mettler for a ten-day residency as part of the series Trading Places: Un Échange. While in residence, the musicians performed in the Grand Luxe Hall, as well as in various venues around the city that culminated with a performance at the Roundhouse Community Centre for New Orchestra Workshop (NOW) Society’s 40th anniversary celebration.

Epps and Mettler were also interviewed Vancouver-based musician and researcher Sabrina Chang on their approach to improvisation. Video documentation of this conversation is available upon request. 

Presented partnership with Suoni Per Il Popolo, Coastal Jazz & Blues Society, Music on Main, and New Orchestra Workshop (NOW) Society.

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