*** VENUE CHANGE: Both performances will be held at Humber College Lakeshore Campus. 3199 Lake Shore Blvd W, Etobicoke, ON M8V 1K8***
The Alex Dean Jazz Orchestra is proud to make its debut appearance with a new suite composed by Alex Dean, arranged and conducted by Daniel Jamieson and featuring special guest saxophonist PJ Perry and drummer John Riley, at the Humber College Lakeshore Campus on Oct. 3 and Oct. 4 at 8 p.m. The Juno and Grammy-winning Dean will be premiering his new big band, with a new, five movement big band composition. The piece honours five influential Toronto musicians: Bob Brough, Mike Malone, Paul Brodie, Archie Alleyne and Eugene Amaro.
This tribute is funded in part by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Toronto Arts Council. Tickets for the show are $40 CAD general admission and $30 CAD for seniors and students.
List of band members:
Alex Dean – tenor sax & compositions
Daniel Jamieson – conductor
Reeds: PJ Perry, Mark Promane, Pat LaBarbera, Dave Neill, Perry White
Trumpets: James Rhodes, Brian O’Kane, Alexander Brown, Mike Malone
Trombones: Al Kay, William Carn, Paul Tarrusov, Terry Promane
Rhythm: Brian Dickinson (piano), Lorne Lofsky (guitar), Kieran Overs (bass), John Riley (drums)
Click here to puchase tickets (Oct 3)
Click here to puchase tickets (Oct 4)
(free pre-concert talk w/ composer & arranger 6:45pm-7:30pm Sunday only)
Click to view poster – Artwork by Jennifer Bedford