PORTER meets PORTER

A fascinating musical show by Noodle Factory Jazz Project

It is next to impossible to find another Porter like Cole Porter, but the NFJC band has Cam Porter, their baritone sax player, composer and arranger. So , on April 26, 2019 at the Marsh Street Centre you will hear compositions by Cole Porter specially arranged for  this show by Cam Porter, as well as Cam’s compositions and arrangements specially written for the band. Porter meets Porter.

This 10 piece jazz orchestra developed an unique style of its own, sometimes stretching the envelope, but always with outstanding musicianship and rich sound.

For the first time we will hear Lauri Lad, the band’s newest addition and jazz vocalist.

Tickets are $25 and available at Pharmasave in Thornbury, Marsh Street Centre in Clarksburg and Gabriele Photography in Collingwood.       

 

THORNBURY JAZZWORKS presents the JAZZ AT THE LIBRARY  and JAZZ AT THE MARSH concerts to promote excellence in musical performance and use the proceeds to support music education programs in our local schools.

DISCOVER JAZZ AND KEEP A SONG IN YOUR HEART

Don’t miss the fun
Thornbury Jazzworks

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Website: thornburyjazz.com/

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UNFORGETTABLE – Nat King Cole’s 100th birthday

UNFORGETTABLE – that’s what you are

Just about 100 years ago, on March 17, 1919, Nathaniel Adams Coles was born to become one of the most revered and successful jazz pianists and vocalists ever.

Nat King Cole, as we know him, combined his soft and dreamy voice with his pleasant personality and a remarkable piano playing style to remain on top of the jazz and popular music world for decades.

Dean Hollin considers Cole as his all-time favourite male vocalist and will present the show he created to celebrate Nat King Cole’s 100th birthday on Friday March 29th 2019  7:30 pm at the Marsh Street Centre. The two hour show will be filled with signature tunes such as Straighten Up and Fly Right, Mona Lisa, Stardust, Route 66, Nature Boy and When I Fall In Love.

Concert pianist Jacqueline Sadler will accompany Dean on the Steinway upright-grand piano which we are lucky to have available at the Marsh.

Tickets are $25, for students $5 at the door, at Pharmasave in Thornbury, Marsh Street Centre in Clarksburg and Gabriele Photography in Collingwood.

This special show appears to draw increased interest already, so please obtain your tickets early.

THORNBURY JAZZWORKS presents the JAZZ AT THE LIBRARY  and JAZZ AT THE MARSH concerts to promote excellence in musical performance and use the proceeds to support music education programs in our local schools.

DISCOVER JAZZ AND KEEP A SONG IN YOUR HEART

Don’t miss the fun
Thornbury Jazzworks

Facebook: facebook.com/thornburyjazz/
Website: thornburyjazz.com/

2019 Concert Series starts in March with Dave Young

It doesn’t get any better than this. Dave Young, the prominent jazz musician and Oscar Peterson’s favourite bassist, with William Sperandei on trumpet,  Andy Harasymczuk on guitar and Ethan Ardelli on drums, will open the season on Friday March 1, 2019, 7:30 pm at the L.E.Shore Library in Thornbury.

March 29 at the Marsh Street Centre Dean Hollin will celebrate the 100th birthday of Nat King Cole, highlighting the 50 year career of the amazing jazz vocalist with word and song as only he can.

Thornbury Jazzworks is delighted to welcome back the Noodle Factory Jazz Project at the Marsh Street Centre again on April 26. This exciting Little Big Band stretches the envelope from Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Boss Brass to Blood, Sweat and Tears.

Back at the Library, the dazzling jazz violinist Drew Jurecka will remind us of jazz greats such as Stephane Grappelli and Joe Venuti on Friday May 24 .

The concert to end the Spring program is still a work in progress and most likely will be held on June 28 with a select group of artists under consideration.

THORNBURY JAZZWORKS presents the JAZZ AT THE LIBRARY  and JAZZ AT THE MARSH concerts to promote excellence in musical performance and use the proceeds to support music education programs in our local schools.

DISCOVER JAZZ AND KEEP A SONG IN YOUR HEART

Don’t miss the fun
Thornbury Jazzworks

Facebook: facebook.com/thornburyjazz/
Website: thornburyjazz.com/

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