All-Set! Presents: Molehill

Molehill returns to the Tranzac to deliver our monthly slice of improvised minimalist dub music. This leap year edition will feature a trio set by Molehill lifers Jake Oelrichs (drums), Pete Johnston (electric stringed instrument), and Mike Smith (bass and electronics).

Dan Pitt with Brittany Pitt and Stefan Hegaret

Dan Pitt returns to the Tranzac with another spontaneous trio exploring original pieces of his and arranged music of some of Dan’s favourite musicians. The night will feature Brittany Pitt on Saxophone and Stefan Hegerat on Drums.

Furniture Music Composition Workshop

The Furniture Music Composition Workshop is a monthly series (or space?) for composers either dealing with an idea that they’re stuck on or with sounds that are impossible to realize through a computer. Hosted in the Tranzac’s Living Room (usually) every 4th Sunday (usually) from 2-4pm (usually) we assemble a rotating panel of three skilled performer-composers […]

Dan Pitt with Madeleine Ertel and Harry Vetro

Guitarist Dan Pitt returns to the Southern Cross Lounge to present music in this bassless trio format. The night with feature Madeleine Ertel on trumpet and Harry Vetro on drums playing sketches, featured compositions and improvisations. Join us for a night of experimental sounds, ambient vibes and to hear minimalist pieces explored.

Ugly Beauties at the Tranzac

The magnificent Ugly Beauties rise again. Lerner Brubeck Fraser- this trio has been alive for the past 15 years. We performed rarely during the pandemic- but we’re back, with a new recording on the horizon for release in early 2024. So come and join us for an evening of real time composition and a few […]

All-Set! Presents: Molehill with Chris Pruden

All-Set! Presents returns with Molehill, the new moniker for the trio of Mike Smith (electronics), Jake Oelrichs (drums), and Pete Johnston (bass). On this evening we are excited to be joined by Chris Pruden (piano) for another edition of slowly-unfolding improvised electro-acoustic music.

Nicole Rampersaud / Off World Double LP Release + Playdate

Double LP release show. Off World (Constellation Records) release their swan-song “3” and perform live as an ensemble consisting of Sandro Perri (electronics), Andrew Zukerman (electronics), Nicole Rampersaud (trumpet), Martin Arnold (electric guitar) and Josh Cole (electric bass). Nicole Rampersaud releases her stunning debut LP “Saudade” (Ansible Editions) and performs solo (trumpet + electronics). Playdate […]


BLOOP is: LINA ALLEMANO trumpet & MIKE SMITH live-processing, effects. BLOOP creates a dreamlike sound world of trumpet-driven electronics through a fascinating and complex real-time feedback loop of improvisation and effects that bounce back and forth simultaneously between Allemano & Smith.


As part of the series Marilyn Lerner Presents- Special Appearances.Marilyn Lerner-piano/Brodie West-sax/Mike Milligan-bass untie for a debut encounter. A rocking, sublime evening of improvised music, reimagining jazz standards and art song.

Josh Cole’s Kind Mind – Album release show

Album release show for Josh Cole’s “Kind Mind” featuring Karen Ng and Michael Davidson. Josh Cole’s Kind Mind is yet another imaginative outfit to emerge from Toronto’s vibrant and curious-minded jazz scene. The trio comprises Cole (of the Brodie West Quintet, October Trio, and Sandro Perri’s band) on bass and electronics, acclaimed saxophonist/ clarinetist […]