Black Fish Project
Sunday, July 17, 2022 – 3:00 pm
Meridian Arts Centre
Andrew Downing is a Toronto based double bass player, cellist, composer and bandleader. He plays primarily in the creative jazz scene in Canada, but also performs classical chamber music, improvised music, folk and roots music, and world music. His projects include MELODEON, a 7-piece chamber ensemble that performs live music to silent films and ANAHTAR, a Turkish-Canadian project inspired by his yearly visits to İstanbul, Turkey and OTTERVILLE, a quiet jazz ensemble. He has composed music for Ensemble Polaris, VC2, Ensemble Made In Canada, and The Vancouver Bach Choir, and he has arranged music for The Gryphon Trio, the Art of Time Ensemble, Sienna Dahlen and Patricia O’Callaghan. He has won two Juno awards for work with his group The Great Uncles of the Revolution and Zubot and Dawson and teaches at the University of Toronto.