Jazz tribute to Broadway:
Musical Director Lou Pomanti, featuring Amy Sky and Gavin Hope.
Hosted by Brad Barker
October 18th, 2018
60 minutes. 7 to 8pm
Long & McQuade Performance Hall
The Broadway stage is known as the source of a large percentage of the jazz repertoire. This evening will feature compositions by many Broadway composers including Cole Porter, Rogers and Hart, and Stephen Sondheim.
Amy Sky is not only an award-winning singer and songwriter with 12 solo CDs to her credit, she is also an accomplished musical theatre performer. Amy was one of the leads in the sold-out presentation of Blood Brothers with David Cassidy and Michael Burgess in 1996. This Live-to-Air will also feature the leadership of one of Canada’s most accomplished musical directors, composers and musicians, Lou Pomanti.
She will perform jazz versions of Broadway classics, such as “ My Funny Valentine”, “My Favourite Things” “ Ain’t Misbehaving” and “ I don’t know how to love him” from Jesus Christ Superstar. Amy will be joined by Gavin Hope who will join her on a special duet , as well as sing a few songs on his own. Gavin was the youngest ever member of The Nylons and has shared the stage with Deborah Cox, Shania Twain and Aretha Franklin.
This evening will be complete with Ross McIntyre on bass and Mark Kelso on