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Friday, April 11th, 2014, 8 p.m:   Henry Grimes solo, double-bass, violin, and poetry, the Music Gallery, 197 John Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1X6, Canada, 416-204-1080, MusicGallery, MusicGalleryEventPage, Email, FacebookEventPageTorontoArtsOnlinePage, tickets available in advance from MusicGalleryTicketLink (Music Gallery members $5 off), or at Soundscapes, 572 College Street, Toronto, ON M6G 1B3, Canada,  SoundscapesTickets, 416-537-1620.  Opening the evening will be Aurochs (Ali Berkok, Pete Johnston, and Jake Oelrichs).  Getting there:  Northside of Stephanie, west of McCaul, southern end of Grange Park, a 5-minute walk from Osgoode subway station, or take the 501 Queen streetcar to John St. and walk north to Stephanie.  TTC:  College streetcar or Spadina streetcar  …


…  and much more to follow!


We are deeply grateful to Robert D. Bielecki for his
generous ongoing support of  Henry Grimes concerts.

S O M E   R E C E N T    E V E N T S    (the past 6 months) :

Oct. 1st, 2013:  Henry Grimes & Andrew Cyrille, Zurcher Art Studio, NYC;

Oct. 11th:   Marc Ribot Trio w/ Henry Grimes & Chad Taylor, La Scene Watteau, Nogent-sur-Marne Cedex, France;

Oct. 12th:  Marc Ribot Trio w/ Henry Grimes & Chad Taylor, Skoda Jazz Festival at De Warande, Belgium;

Oct. 13th:  Marc Ribot Trio w/ Henry Grimes & Chad Taylor, Skoda Jazz Festival at De Casino vzw, Sint Niklaas, Belgium;

Oct. 14th:  Marc Ribot Trio w/ Henry Grimes & Chad Taylor, Skoda Jazz Festival at Cultuurcentrum Diest, Diest, Belgium;

Oct. 15th & 16th:  Marc Ribot Trio w/ Henry Grimes & Chad Taylor, Cafe Oto, London, England / U.K;

Oct. 17th:  Marc Ribot Trio w/ Henry Grimes & Chad Taylor, Nasjonal Jazzscene, Oslo, Norway;

Oct. 18th:  Marc Ribot Trio w/ Henry Grimes & Chad Taylor, Institut Francais, Berlin, Germany;

Oct. 19th:  Marc Ribot Trio w/ Henry Grimes & Chad Taylor, Stadtgarten, Cologne / Koln, Germany;

Oct. 22nd:  Henry Grimes & Bobby Few (duo), Galerie Zurcher, Paris, France;

Oct. 29th:  Henry Grimes and Andrew Lamb, workshop for Kids for Coltrane 8th-grade class, Jazz in the Schools, Hollis, Queens;

Nov. 5th-10th, 2013:  Marc Ribot Trio w/ Henry Grimes & Chad Taylor, the Village Vanguard, NYC;

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Jan. 17th & 18th, 2014:  Henry Grimes, solo violin at Amiri Baraka’s wake on the 17th at Metropolitan Baptist Church, Newark, NJ, and violin with Craig Harris’s band at Amiri Baraka’s funeral on the 18th at Symphony Hall, Newark, NJ.   LONG LIVE AMIRI BARAKA!;

Jan. 19th:  HPrizm’s “Waves” project w/ HPrizm / High Priest, Steve Lehman, and “very special guest” Henry Grimes, at the Stone, NYC;

Jan. 31st:  The Marc Ribot Trio w/ Henry Grimes, Chad Taylor, & guest Mary Halvorson, at the Stone, NYC;

Feb. 1st:  The Marc Ribot Trio w/ Henry Grimes, Chad Taylor , and guest Cooper-Moore, at the Stone, NYC;

Tuesday, Feb. 4th:  Henry Grimes and Marvin X in an evening honoring Jayne Cortez & Amiri Baraka, hosted by Rashidah Ismaili and Walter Mosley, also w/ Sandra Esteves, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Felipe Luciano, Haki Madhubuti, Arthur Pfister, Askia Toure, Quincy Troupe, and Ted Wilson (event originally organized by Amiri Baraka), at the Global Center for Academic & Spiritual Life at New York University, Grand Hall, NYC;

Feb. 23rd:  Henry Grimes & Melanie Dyer, Tikhonova-Wintner Gallery, Village of Harlem, NYC;

Feb. 26th:  Roy Campbell memorial celebration, w/ Lewis “Flip” Barnes, Andrew Bemkey, Connie Crothers, Ted Daniel, Garrison Fewell, Charles Gayle, Henry Grimes, Graham Haynes, Andrew Lamb, Joe McPhee, William Parker, Warren Smith, Lisa Sokolov, Mazz Swift, Fay Victor, and many more, plus speakers, documentary screenings, etc., at Roulette, Brooklyn, NY;

March 8th:  Tribute to Cecil Taylor, featuring Dave Burrell, Andrew Cyrille, Henry Grimes, William Parker, and Bobby Zankel, at the Painted Bride Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA…


F I V E    M O R E    G R E A T    N E W
P E N D I N G    R E L E A S E S !


Marc Ribot / Henry Grimes / Chad Taylor (Marc Ribot Trio), Live at the Village Vanguard, recorded in concert in June, 2012, NYC, to be released on the Pi Recordings label on May 13th, 2014;

Scott Robinson / Marshall Allen / Pat O’Leary / Kevin Norton, and special guest Henry Grimes, recorded in concert 11/26/10 at the Stone, NYC, to be released on ScienSonic;

Roscoe Mitchell with Dave Burrell / Henry Grimes / Tani Tabbal, recorded in concert 2/17/11 at Roulette, NYC, label to be announced;

Henry Grimes and Wadada Leo Smith, recorded in concert in NYC at Zurcher Studio in 2O11 and at the Vision Festival in NYC in 2O12, label to be announced;

Henry Grimes, “The Tone of Wonder”©, all-acoustic solo improvisation (bass, violin, poetry) recorded at Lo Spazio, Poschiavo, Switzerland in May, 2O13, to be released on the Uncool label…

Please see Henry Grimes discography to discover 87 others already released.


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