Event: Intrepidity with Caleb Klager at The Emmet Ray
Date: February 6, 2020
Venue: The Emmet Ray
Start time: 9:30 PM
End time: 11:30 PM
Caleb Klager (bass)
21-year-old Caleb Klager is an accomplished bassist, composer, and improviser currently living in Toronto, Canada. Originally from Calgary, Alberta, Caleb’s roots stretch down to the folk and blues traditions of North America. However, Caleb remains untethered from any one genre and his versatility and sensitivity as an improviser has led him to perform and participate in many projects across North America. Caleb has written for and collaborated with a wide range of artists, from RnB bands to improvised ensembles, to jazz trios, to folk collectives. In the summer of 2018, Caleb was selected to participate in the School of Improvised Music (SIM) workshop in Brooklyn, New York City, and has studied under Drew Gress, Tom Rainey, Michael Formanek, and Ralph Alessi.
Caleb continues to be active in the Toronto and Calgary music scenes as a sideman and leader for multiple projects spanning across various genres, including The Harry Bartlett Trio, Moodset, The Winona Collective, and more.
Caleb has been known for his lyrical style of playing and his sensitivity as an improviser.
Phone: (416) 792-4497