Ryan Driver has had the rare opportunity to perform on the Bass Piano on several occasions, most recently for his 2020 Bandcamp release entitled New Twigs, a collection of his songs played solo on bass piano, analogue synthesizer, and voice. Ryan is a songwriter, improviser, and multi-instrumentalist based in Toronto, where he leads The Titillators and The Ryan Driver Sextet. Besides his own projects, Ryan has sung and/or played piano, flute, analogue synthesizer, guitar, melodica, and/or his simple homemade instruments (thumb-reeds and streetsweeper bristle bass) with frequent collaborators Eric Chenaux, Sandro Perri, Jennifer Castle, Tamara Lindeman (The Weather Station), Alex Lukashevsky, Doug Tielli, Nick Fraser, Rob Clutton, Lina Allemano, Thom Gill, Brodie West, Michael Davidson, Martin Arnold, and many others.
Ryan Driver, solo bass piano (plus voice & synth), Sunday, 19 September, Canada Company Hall at River Run Centre, 1pm, $14/$10 • buy tickets
Box office opens 1 September; prices include taxes and surcharges, and are general admission / seniors, students, underwaged
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