Jason Tait

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Jason Tait
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Tait performing with the Weakerthans in Winnipeg 22 December 2007
Background information
Origin Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Genres Indie rock
Instruments Drums
Associated acts The Weakerthans, Bahamas, Broken Social Scene

Jason Tait is a Canadian musician from Winnipeg, Manitoba.[1] He is the drummer for the Canadian indie rock band The Weakerthans.[2] Tait has also been a contributing member of Broken Social Scene and The FemBots.[3] He also played drums for the Painted Thin 1995 album Small Acts of Love and Rebellion. Stephen Carroll, guitarist for The Weakerthans, was also a member of Painted Thin.[4]

Tait played drums on Greg Graffin's 2006 album, Cold as the Clay.[5][6]

Currently, Tait plays drums for Bahamas, a.k.a. Afie Jurvanen, a Toronto-based singer/songwriter.

In 2015, Tait collaborated with his Weakerthans bandmate John K. Samson, Christine Fellows and Ashley Au on the music for For the Turnstiles, a dance performance by Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers troupe inspired by Neil Young's 1974 album On the Beach.[7] In 2016, Tait and Fellows coproduced Samson's solo album Winter Wheat.[8]

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  1. ^ Nathanson, Ian (2 August 2001). "Power of the word". Jam!. Retrieved 4 December 2011.
  2. ^ Proefrock, Stacia. "The Weakerthans Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 17 May 2010.
  3. ^ "Jason Tait Credits". Allmusic. Retrieved 4 December 2011.
  4. ^ "Small Acts of Love and Rebellion". G7 Welcoming Committee Records. 29 August 2006. Archived from the original on 21 October 2011. Retrieved 5 December 2011.
  5. ^ "Media: Greg Graffin posts another track from "Cold as the Clay"". Punknews.org. 12 June 2006. Retrieved 5 December 2011.
  6. ^ "Greg Graffin – Cold As The Clay". Discogs. Retrieved 4 December 2011.
  7. ^ "John K. Samson Scores Neil Young-Inspired Project in Winnipeg". Exclaim!, April 29, 2015.
  8. ^ "John K. Samson Returns with 'Winter Wheat' Solo LP, Shares New Single". Exclaim!, August 15, 2016.