Jazz @ Noon: The Barry Elmes Quintet
Jan 30, 2014, 12:30pm-1:30pm
York music Professor Barry Elmes leads his quintet a special Jazz @ Noon feature concert:
Barry Elmes - drums
Mike Murley - tenor sax
Kevin Turcotte - trumpet and flugelhorn
Reg Schwager - guitar
Steve Wallace - bass
The playlist features new compositions by Elmes plus selections from previously recorded material.
Free admission. Everyone welcome.
Acclaimed as "an imaginative improviser and a mature composer" (The Ottawa Citizen) who epitomizes "contemporary jazz at its best" (The Toronto Star), Barry Elmes has been a mainstay of the Canadian jazz scene since the early 1980s. A five-time winner of the Jazz Report’s Musician of the Year award, he has performed and/or recorded with a host of notable artists including Charlie Hayden, Dizzy Gillespie, Diana Krall and Ray Bryant. His discography – 60 CDs and counting – includes four releases by his own ensemble, the Barry Elmes Quintet (two-time winner of Acoustic Jazz Group of the Year), and recordings by the contemporary jazz quartet Time Warp, which he co-founded and co-leads with Al Henderson.
|Location:||Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University, 4700 Keele St.|
|Sponsor:||Department of Music, Faculty of Fine Arts|
|Posted by:||Judy Karacs|