Event: YAMAHA CANADA JAZZ ORCHESTRA feat. BOBBY SHEW
Date: October 5, 2019
Venue: WALTER HALL, EDWARD JOHNSON BLDG, FACULTY OF MUSIC, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
Start time: 7:30 PM
End time: 10:00 PM
YAMAHA CANADA JAZZ ORCHESTRA feat. BOBBY SHEW led by RICK WILKINS
OCTOBER 5, 2019 AT 7:30PM
WALTER HALL, EDWARD JOHNSON BUILDING
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO FACULTY OF MUSIC
80 QUEEN’S PARK CRESCENT, TORONTO
CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF YAMAHA CANADA MUSIC LTD.
Toronto, ON [September 9, 2019] – YAMAHA CANADA MUSIC LTD. presents a very special concert featuring the YAMAHA CANADA JAZZ ORCHESTRA, conducted by RICK WILKINS and featuring guest soloist BOBBY SHEW. This event is part of the year-long celebrations commemorating FIFTY YEARS OF YAMAHA CANADA MUSIC, and will take place at WALTER HALL, EDWARD JOHNSON BUILDING at the UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO on OCTOBER 5th, 2019 at 7:30pm.
Legendary trumpeter Bobby Shew will be in Toronto to help commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Yamaha Canada Music. Led by Rick Wilkins, the Yamaha Canada Jazz Orchestra is comprised of some of the foremost musicians in the country.
MEMBERS OF THE YAMAHA CANADA JAZZ ORCHESTRA:
Musical Director: RICK WILKINS
John Johnson, Campbell Ryga (from Vancouver), Tara Davidson, Andy Ballantyne, Shirantha Beddage
Jason Logue, Steve McDade, Brian O’Kane, Kevin Turcotte, Chase Sanborn
Al Kay, Terry Promane, Mark Ferguson (from Ottawa), Christian Overton
Reg Schwager (guitar), Brian Dickinson (piano), Neil Swainson (bass), Terry Clarke (drums)