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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
Web Sitehttp://music.finearts.yorku.ca/events
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