Canadian Jazz Collective

Canadian Jazz Collective

2023-04-06 20:00 2023-04-06 22:00 60 Canada/Eastern 🎟 NAC: Canadian Jazz Collective

https://nac-cna.ca/en/event/33628

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The Canadian Jazz Collective (CJC) Septet was formed in 2022 and led by three of Canada’s most renowned and Award-Winning jazz artists, takes a collaborative approach to the presentation of original Canadian jazz on the international stage. The Collective’s repertoire consists of original compositions from saxophonist Kirk MacDonald and trumpeter Derrick Gardner, along with the works of guitarist Lorne Lofsky (known for his recordings and tours with the Great Oscar Peterson) --...

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Azrieli Studio,1 Elgin Street,Ottawa,Canada
Thursday, April 6, 2023
8 PM EDT
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Canadian Jazz Collective
Music Jazz
  • In-person event

The Canadian Jazz Collective (CJC) Septet was formed in 2022 and led by three of Canada’s most renowned and Award-Winning jazz artists, takes a collaborative approach to the presentation of original Canadian jazz on the international stage. The Collective’s repertoire consists of original compositions from saxophonist Kirk MacDonald and trumpeter Derrick Gardner, along with the works of guitarist Lorne Lofsky (known for his recordings and tours with the Great Oscar Peterson) -- all specially arranged for this seven-piece ensemble.

This exciting new ensemble, comprised of 3 leaders, Kirk MacDonald (saxophonist/composer), Derrick Gardner (trumpeter/composer), & Lorne Lofsky (guitarist/composer), along with rising star clarinetist Virginia MacDonald, bassist Neil Swainson, pianist Brian Dickinson, and Austrian drummer Bernd Reiter highlights the blending of three unique artistic voices, showcasing their virtuosic, world-class artistry and original compositions for new international audiences.

The Canadian Jazz Collective

Saxophonist Kirk MacDonald

Trumpeter Derrick Gardner

Guitarist Lorne Lofsky

Clarinetist Virginia MacDonald

Pianist Brian Dickinson

Bassist Neil Swainson

Drummer Bernd Reiter  

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