Colin Stetson, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan and currently based in Montreal, Quebec, is a bass saxophone player and touring member of Arcade Fire, Bell Orchestre and Bon Iver. In addition to saxophone, he plays clarinet, bass clarinet, french horn, flute, and cornet.

Stetson has performed and recorded with dozens of artists, including Tom Waits, Arcade Fire, TV on the Radio, Feist, Bon Iver, My Brightest Diamond, Laurie Anderson, David Byrne, Jolie Holland, Sinéad O’Connor, LCD Soundsystem, The National, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Angelique Kidjo, Kevin Devine, Beanie Burnett, and Anthony Braxton.

His first solo album, New History Warfare, Vol. 1, was released in 2008. His second album, New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges, was released by Constellation Records in early 2011. On June 16, the album was named as a longlisted nominee (one of 40) for the 2011 Polaris Music Prize. On July 6, the album was named as a shortlisted (one of 10) nominee for the 2011 award. Stetson was chosen by Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel to perform at the All Tomorrow’s Parties festival that he curated in December 2011 in Minehead, England. His latest album, New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light, was released by Constellation Records in April 2013, and was named as a longlisted nominee for the 2013 Polaris Music Prize in June.

Colin Stetson shares new video for "Who The Waves are Roaring For", announces new tour dates. "New History Warfare Vol. 3 now available on Constellation Records

Colin Stetson New Video & Summer Tour Dates

Colin Stetson has premiere the next video from Stetson’s new album New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light, out now on Constellation Records. Directed by videographers Isaac Gale (Bon Iver, Toro y Moi and Poliça) and David Jensen

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