Rob Frayne Dream Band

NAC Fourth Stage

NAC Fourth Stage

Rob Frayne and his Dream Combo play Ottawa’s Fourth Stage on Friday, September 11th.

This all-star combo features, fresh from the jazz circuit: Jim Lewis (trumpet), Mark Ferguson (trombone), Frank Lozano/Petr Cancura/Rob Frayne (saxophones), Roddy Ellias (guitar), Mike Essoudry (drums), Don Cummings (Hammond B-3 organ), Alvaro de Minaya (percussion).

Compositions: by Frayne, Mingus, songs from the groovy B-3 tradition, and a surprise update of “The Girl from Impanema.”

Rob Frayne (tenor sax, b. cl. keys) now is practicing and writing for the Rob Frayne Dreamband and its many dreamy formats. Rob was the leader of Chelsea Bridge and has played with the Angstones. A highlight of each year is the JazzworksCamp near Ottawa Past concerts/recordings include with: the Shuffle Demons, Mary-Margaret O-Hara, Mary Ann Price (Dan Hicks, Kinks), the Cuban Fence Climbers, Gil Evans Orchestra, Time Warp, Claude Ranger, Fred Stone, Kenny Wheeler, Hemispheres, Rodger and the Ramjets and many others. Besides Canadian folk, jazz festivals and concert tours (over 20), Rob has played at the Bluenote NYC, the Washington jazzfest. In the UK and the Molde (Norway) jazz festival and is on over 20 CDs.

Student tickets $15

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