Dec. 17 ~ Kelly Jefferson Quartet
The Kelly Jefferson Quartet will be performing a mixture of standards as well as some original compositions from the group’s 2011 Juno award nominated recording, Next Exit.
Joining Kelly for this show will be Adrean Farrugia on piano, Marc Rogers on bass and Morgan Childs on drums.
About the Kelly Jefferson Quartet:
- “…fun to listen to, and comes from the heart of spontaneity. Our creative future is in good hands.” –Dick Oatts, New York saxophonist, Village Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
- “…a clear example of ensemble playing at its best.” — Winnipeg Free Press
- “A simple kind of beauty shines through the music, allowing a very open romanticism to support the sophisticated and strongly structured tunes.” — All About Jazz
- “The quartet’s latest studio offering has it all: Sonic diversity, awe-inducing virtuosity and vivid moments of genuine heart, as well.” — Fast Forward Weekly Calgary
About Kelly Jefferson:
- “…one of Canada’s top saxophonists…” — Winnipeg Free Press
- “Jefferson has a big sound and a fertile imagination that produces tunes that have a quickly discernible structure and yet are interesting in their details.” — All About Jazz
- “a top flight saxophonist.” — Geoff Chapman, The Whole Note Magazine
- “…his muscular playing, eloquence and range of emotion, and versatility justify his popularity. — Peter Hum, Ottawa Citizen
“…flawless, rich-toned and inventive throughout…” — Exclaim.ca
Come join us for a night to remember!
For more information, please visit: www.kellyjefferson.net