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A Circle Request

by Joe Sorbara

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In late 2016, Mark Alberts approached me about making two short pieces of music that would be heard in some new animation reels featuring his work through Electric Square, a visual effects and animation house located around the corner from my home in Toronto.

A collaboration among a wonderful group of friends ensued and the end result is A Circle Request (parts 1 & 2), which, in addition to their life on bandcamp and in your personal music collection, can be witnessed in their native habitat at



released April 26, 2017

Anthony Argatoff - alto, soprano saxophones
Emily Denison - trumpet
Andrew Furlong - bass violin, electric bass guitar
Jay Hay - tenor, baritone saxophones
Joe Sorbara - drums, percussion

music composed by Joe Sorbara

recorded on 03 March, 2017 by Leon Taheny
at Union Sound Company, Toronto
Alex Gamble, assistant engineer

mixed by Leon Taheny
mastered by Fedge

produced by Joe Sorbara
executive producer: Mark Alberts (Electric Square)

with thanks to Mark and Karen; to Anthony, Emily, Andrew, and Jay; to Leon, Alex, and Fedge; and to Jill, Victoria, Reine, and Nico.


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Oval Window Records Toronto, Ontario

Oval Window Records came to life in the Southern Cross Lounge of the Tranzac Club in Toronto in 2003 when Joe Sorbara came to the decision that the music of Saint Dirt Elementary School, who were playing another brilliant set, needed to be documented.

The label continues to run on an almost-non-existent budget coupled with a good dose of hope.

There is more music to come. Thanks for listening.
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