SPIN Biographies

Evalyn Parry is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary artist. Her solo and collaborative performances have taken her to music, storytelling, poetry and theatre festivals from coast to coast of North America over the last decade; she has released four critically-acclaimed CDs and her work has been widely broadcast, commissioned and anthologized. SPIN was developed and premiered at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre in Toronto in 2011, and will be on tour across the country in 2012/13. The recording of SPIN was recently nominated for a Canadian Folk Music Award (“Pushing The Boundaries”). www.evalynparry.com

Brad Hart is a percussionist, singer, actor and writer. Most recently, Brad performed on and co-produced the SPIN recording. He can also be heard on albums by such artists as Karyn Ellis, Treasa Levasseur, Claire Jenkins avec band and, of course, Evalyn Parry. Brad wrote the short film “Hidden Driveway” which premiered at TIFF in 2011, and is co-creator of a feature film script that is slated to go into production in 2012. Brad has been going on musical adventures with Evalyn for the better part of the last decade. When he isn’t playing it, he likes riding his bike.

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