Electronic solo act McRorie playing at Creston’s Snoring Sasquatch

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Stuart McRorie Tait uses unique and innovative electronic instruments to perform a variety of musical styles.

Stuart McRorie Tait’s live solo musical performance, McRorie, uses unique and innovative electronic instruments to perform a variety of musical styles and originals in realtime. Using the skill and technique of “co-ordinated independence”, McRorie performs the multiple parts of a musical composition live.

Tait was born in Edmonton, where his family owned and operated a music school and store. Being immersed in music from an early age, he learned to play drums, vibes and accordion, sing vocals and even took tap lessons. In his teens, Tait sold drums at the store and taught drum lessons at the music school. He performed in concerts with his family, sang tenor in the church choir and also became the percussionist in a youth symphony.

It was his love for polyrhythms that would lead to the study of advanced techniques for the modern drummer called co-ordinated independence. Mastering this technique allowed him to play more than one rhythm at once. This skill in combination with an innate ability and desire to focus and complete his own form of musical expression would later become an asset in which he could evolve and complete his own unique form of musical endeavors and ideas.

Tickets to the Jan. 26 show are $10 at Black Bear Books or Kingfisher Used Books, and $12 at the door, which opens at 6 p.m.; the show starts at 7.


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