Over his young, but accomplished career, Colin Stetson developed his unique solo voice on saxophones and clarinets, culminating in the release of the album New History Warfare Vol. 1″ on Agoo Records in 2008.
Stetson now resides in Montreal, QC, and performs regularly on assorted saxophones, clarinets, cornet, french horn and flute.
His latest solo record New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges” was released Feb. 22, 2011 on Constellation.
Aside from his work as a soloist, Stetson has brought his talents to the stage and studio with dozens of artists over the past decade, including Tom Waits, Arcade Fire, TV on the Radio, Feist, Laurie Anderson, Lou Reed, David Byrne, Jolie Holland, Sinead O’Connor, LCD Soundsystem, The National, Angelique Kidjo, and Anthony Braxton.
Colin is a current member of the band Bon Iver, who will be touring in support of their new record in 2011, on which he also appears.
Tickets for this event are only available online at www.ottawajazzfestival.com