ABOUT


Biography

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Biography

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Caleb Colledge is a Brisbane-based composer, percussionist, engineer and producer working in contemporary classical, experimental, improvisational and electronic fields. His compositional language draws on an eclectic mix of musical influences with a mission to create visceral and honest emotional experiences at the heart. He is the co-founder/manager of Brisbane-based music label MADE NOW MUSIC.


 

Caleb Colledge is a Brisbane-based composer and percussionist working in contemporary classical, experimental, improvisational and electronic fields. His compositional language draws on a eclectic mix of musical influences with a mission to create visceral and honest emotional experiences at the heart. He is the co-founder of Brisbane music label and concert series MADE NOW MUSIC and co-founder/manager of former Brisbane venue Glasshouse.

Caleb has recently released his debut album on MNM entitled Yarns. A 9 movement suite of works. At the heart, raw, unedited phone recordings nestled in Caleb’s musical underscoring and response to these powerful stories.

Caleb currently in various Brisbane groups including experimental percussion/trombone duo Blotto, minimalist contemporary classical quartet Pedal, the Luke Cuerel Orchestra, reflective jazz ensemble Cowbird, soul jazz outfit Matt’s Mates, improvised drum set and vocal duo Linchpin and the CitySounds Percussion Quartet.

As a percussionist Caleb regularly performs locally, nationally and has toured internationally to China, Europe and New Zealand. He has premiered over 30 new works for solo percussion, chamber ensembles and orchestra. Caleb has worked with many national and international contemporary musicians including Lisa Moore, Nicole Lizée, Mark Applebaum, Kroumata Percussion, Jaap Blonk, Clocked Out, ensemble interface, Nonsemble, Ba Da Boom Percussion, Argo and CitySounds Percussion.

As a drummer he plays with various Brisbane acts including prog duo Last Lakes, prog jazz trio Smoko Trio, cello songstress Monique Clare, folk singer-songwriters Jo Davie and Georgia Rose, contemporary folk quartet The Mulberry Collective and indie rock band Sundown Jury