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Ratchet Orchestra

Band, *1990
Jazz and Classical

The Ratchet Orchestra is an avant garde jazz musical group based in Montreal, Canada. The band was started in the early 1990s, when musical director Nicolas Caloia began experimenting with improvised chamber jazz. Members such as Tom Walsh, Jean Derome, Lori Freedman, Sam Shalabi, and Christopher Cauley soon joined. Four members played on their 1994 eponymous debut.Recently the Ratchet Orchestra has also performed the works of American composer and violinist Malcolm Goldstein.

     
Popular Tracks   
T(h)rust on Bundled by Ratchet Orchestra
In Search of Tone Roads No. 2 (For Charles Ives) on Goldstein: Soweto Stomp by Malcolm Goldstein & Ratchet Orchestra
Dusty on Hemlock by Ratchet Orchestra
Kick on Hemlock by Ratchet Orchestra
Streak on Coco Swirl by Ratchet Orchestra
Soweto Stomp on Goldstein: Soweto Stomp by Malcolm Goldstein & Ratchet Orchestra
Coco Swirl on Coco Swirl by Ratchet Orchestra
Winnow on Hemlock by Ratchet Orchestra
Scuttling a Space of Time, Slowly on Goldstein: Soweto Stomp by Malcolm Goldstein & Ratchet Orchestra
Safety on Hemlock by Ratchet Orchestra

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Band Membership
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Soweto StompMalcolm Goldstein, Ratchet Orchestra2016Album
HemlockRatchet Orchestra2012Album
Ratchet OrchestraRatchet Orchestra2008Album
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