Saturday, Dec 1 – Kirk MacDonald Quartet

Saxophonist of the year, best album of the year in contemporary and mainstream – the list of national jazz and Juno awards and nominations establishes the tenor for Kirk MacDonald.

“Over the past decade, Toronto tenor saxophonist Kirk MacDonald has established a national identity.” – The Jazz Report

His sound is full bodied and voiced – think Cabernet Franc – full of overtones and a story to tell. While his repertoire is vast and ever evolving, Kirk is known for bop jazz lines that have a fresh inventiveness. Take Manhattan Getaway, which seamlessly alternates between 7:4 and 4:4 and draws on a harmonic complexity to match the rhythmic intrigue.

Kirk MacDonald

  • Kirk MacDonald – sax
  • Nancy Walker – piano
  • Neil Swainson – bass
  • Barry Romberg – drums

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