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Concert and Masterclass with the Tara Davidson Quartet
February 6, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
On Tuesday, February 6th, saxophonist and multi-Juno nominee Tara Davidson will be working with Guelph students of jazz and presenting a concert with her quartet at Silence in Guelph!
From 4-6pm there will be a FREE masterclass with Tara for anyone who would like to attend. The Guelph Youth Jazz Ensemble will play and Tara will work with the band discussing jazz and improvisation concepts. All are welcome to listen and ask questions throughout the masterclass.
This FREE clinic is sponsored by Yamaha Canada.
At 8pm Tara will be joined by her quartet and perform a concert playing repertoire showcasing how her music has evolved over the course of her 15 years as a band leader.
Tara Davidson is a multi-JUNO Award nominated alto and soprano saxophonist who has performed around the world at such prestigious venues as New York City’s Carnegie Hall, the acclaimed North Sea Jazz Festival in the Netherlands, the International Jazz Festival in Lima, Peru, the JZ Jazz Club in Shanghai, China, and The Kennedy Center, in Washington, D.C. Joining Tara will be vibraphonist Michael Davidson, bassist Dan Fortin and drummer Ernesto Cervini.
Tickets: $15 adults, $10 students, are available at the door or online via the Guelph Youth Jazz Ensemble website.
This concert is sponsored by Long & McQuade.
For more information contact Brent Rowan, Director Guelph Youth Jazz Ensemble at [email protected]