Friday, January 21, 2011

On The Road - January 2011

I'm headed on a tour of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba imminently with trumpeter/composer/swell guy Dean McNeill and an ensemble consisting of many of Western Canada's finest Jazz artists. We'll be performing music from the seminal album "Art Pepper+11" and newly commissioned compositions and arrangements written by members of the band specifically for this tour.
Come by and say hello if you're in the neighborhood!

The Dean McNeill "Art Pepper+11" Western Canadian Tour


Dean McNeill, Dave Morgan - Trumpets
Greg Gatien, Jim Brenan, Bill Prouten - Saxophones
Brad Shigeta, Jeff Presslaff, Carsten Rubeling - Trombones
Will Bonness - Piano
John Hyde - Bass
Jon McCaslin - Drums (pretending to be Mel Lewis...)

Tour Dates:

Saturday, January 22 - The Yardbird Suite - Edmonton, Alberta

Sunday, January 23 - Mayfair United Church, Jazz Vespers Series - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Monday, January 24 - Ivy Restaurant (Jam Session) - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Tuesday, January 25 - University of Saskatchewan (CBC Recording for Canada Live) - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Wednesday, January 26 - Brandon University - Brandon, Manitoba

Thursday, January 27 - Clinics at Campbell Collegiate - Regina, Saskatchewan

Friday, January 28 - Guest Lecturer, University of Regina - Regina, Saskatchewan

Saturday, January 29 - The Beatniq Jazz & Social Club (with the McNeill/Shigeta Quinet) - Calgary, Alberta

*There won't be much blogging over the course of the next week or so but I'll drop by when I can and give you all an update...

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