Event: Alex Bird and the Jazz Mavericks at The Emmet Ray
Date: March 10, 2020
Venue: The Emmet Ray
Start time: 9:30 PM
End time: 11:30 PM
Alex Bird (voice)
Alex Bird is a singer/songwriter and actor in Toronto, ON. With a swinging style and an indescribable charm, Alex is currently working on an entirely new chapter in the Great American Songbook, with his soon to be released debut album “Whisky Kisses”, recorded at Canterbury Studios with the masterful, Jeremy Darby. The album is comprised of 12 songs with 11 being originals written by Alex. “The Way She Moves”, one of the originals off the album, was released on November, 30th, 2019. It reached #1 on the iTunes Jazz Chart, and was showcased on All About Jazz, as their featured track.
With influences spanning from the 20s to the 70s, Alex Bird is a writer of incredible precision and lyrical depth. Working with a killer line up of young musicians, dubbed “The Jazz Mavericks”, they are pushing the boundaries of a beautiful tradition and bringing it into a new era. The Jazz Mavericks are rising stars in their own right. Ewen Farncombe on piano, Eric West on drums, and Scott Hunter on bass.
Phone: (416) 792-4497