© Kevin R. MasonProfessor Norman Cornett is a specialist in theology and the arts, and he is widely known for his “Dialogic” Workshops. Jazz vocalist, Lorraine Fontaine performs her intimate jazz in small clubs in Montreal. Accomplished jazz artists Kate Wyatt , Adrian Vedady and Michel Berthiaume as well as trombonist Aiden Fontaine-O’Connell are at her side to accent her original compositions and lush interpretations of some great standards.
In 1977, while he was living in England, he founded the rock band The Police. His distinct playing often includes intricate but subtle hi-hat work as well as syncopated snare drum patterns. Stewart Copeland also utilized an array of unique sounds with The Police. Octobans, high-pitched snare drums, and effect cymbals allowed him to authentically incorporate sounds associated with other styles of music from around the world.
MusicFest Canada began in 1972 with a handful of Canadian musicians who created the country’s first jazz band festival. Now, in its 49th year, this small group has grown to embrace 4 Festival Divisions, the original Canadian Stage Band Festival Jazz Division, the Choral/Vocal Jazz Division the Concert Band Division and the Orchestra/String Division . MusicFest Canada — “The Nationals” — brings thousands of students and educators from across the country together, over a one-week period, to celebrate excellence in musical performance. Born in Brooklyn, Lee moved to Montreal at the age of 28 in 1970. She toured North America in the 1970s as a jazz drummer and tenor saxophonist. She subsequently landed a starring role playing Billie Holiday in Lady Day, and won a Dora Mavor Moore Award for her performance.
Through the years I’ve developed a wider repertoire.” She notes that she learned both Jimmy McHugh’s “I Just Found Out About Love” and Johnny Mandel’s “A Time for Love” from Shirley Horn. The first is a fast-moving show tune that Horn actually learned from Nat King Cole and which opens the proceedings here with a definite bang, and “A Time for Love” is one of the most intensely romantic performances on the set. Richard, who is also Lee’s husband, rides like the wind in his own solo here. The first is a fast-moving show tune that Horn actually learned from Nat King Cole and which opens the proceedings here with a definite bang, and “A Time for Love” is one of the most intensely romantic performances on the set.
Notably, she began her musical career touring North America in the 1970’s as a drummer and tenor saxophonist. Wearing the vocalist hat, Lee has always exhibited a fervent loyalty both to the jazz tradition and its regal torch-bearers; captured live at Montréal’s premier jazz clubs UPSTAIRS, her 10th release on the Justin Time label is no exception. Though born in New York, vocalist Ranee Lee has lived more than half her 72 years in Quebec, spent her entire recording career with the Montreal-based Justin Time label and ranks among the artistic elite inducted into the Order of Canada. So to recognize Lee as her adopted homeland’s finest living jazz singer is entirely just.
An electrifying live performer, Sweeney and her band raise the roof when she headlines Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill. Her lived-in, seen-it-all authority lends every tune a more-than-welcome edge, from her engaging originals to old and familiar standard like Stanley Turrentine’s “Sugar”. Coming from two different diverse backgrounds, both of these gifted and articulate artists will share what it’s like working in the arts as women of colour.
The one role that has stayed with me is from Swan Song for Maria, an alzheimer patient. It’s all about finding the soul of the song and the soul of the character. For outstanding service to jazz education, at the twenty-first IAJE conference in January 1994, Ranee received the International Association of Jazz Educators Award. As an educator, Ranee has been part of the University of Laval faculty in Quebec City for twelve years, and The Schulich School of Music of McGill University faculty for over twenty years. On April 23rd, Ranee was given the award in the category for Arts and Culture and on October 4th 2007 an award for appreciation and contribution to the development of the McGill Jazz Program by the McGill Schulich School of Music. is excited to head out on tour to share these new songs, spread the word about the campaign and “The Spirit Sessions” project. Rev Hank shows audiences anything is possible with four strings and two octaves. Inspired by Lyle Ritz, Bill Tapia, and Tiny Tim, his trio goes beyond ukulele camp standards and showcases fine jazz.
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