IF THIS PIANO COULD TALK…

EXCLUSIVE EVENTS!

(Limited tickets available)

The Twilight Piano Jazz Series had a VERY successful first season.  

Three SOLD OUT  exclusive events at White Oaks Resort and Spa.  Scroll down for videos of the spectacular performances.

JOIN US for our second annual Twilight Jazz Piano Series.  The Twilight Jazz Series is now in it’s 7th year and it has always been our dream to host a piano series on an acoustic piano.  And now that day has come…

More details on the 2019 line up COMING SOON and scroll down for info and videos on our 2018 series.

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

John Sherwood and the Evolution of the Jazz Piano 2018 Twilight Piano Jazz Series

PART ONE:  EVOLUTION OF JAZZ PIANO featuring JOHN SHERWOOD (Niagara)

John Sherwood is recognized by his audiences and his peers as one of the top jazz pianists in Canada today. He appears regularly with the late vibesmaster Peter Appleyard, and has performed, toured, and/or recorded with a lengthy list of other jazz greats including Moe Koffman, Guido Basso, Kenny Wheeler, Rob McConnell, Ed Bickert, Jake Hanna, and Butch Miles.  John was a featured artist with his tribute to Oscar Peterson at the 2017 TD Niagara Jazz Festival. and is always a Festival favourite.                 

Photo:  Stephen Dominick

 

John Sherwood plays Autumn Leaves in the Style of Clare Fischer 2018 Twilight Piano Jazz Series 

 

 

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

PART TWO:  GERSHWIN TRIBUTE featuring JOHN RONEY (Montreal) 

Pianist John Roney is one of the most active and visible artists on the Canadian musicscene. His versatility as a jazz pianist, classical pianist and composer is unrivalled, demonstrating a mastery of an astonishingly vast range of artistic abilities and sensibilities. Obtaining his baccalaureate in jazz piano, classical piano, and composition from University of Toronto in 2000, he went on to complete his Master’s degree at McGill University in jazz performance.

 

 

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

PART THREE: BILL EVANS featuring BRIAN DICKINSON (Toronto)

Brian Dickinson has been a mainstay on the Canadian jazz scene for over thirty-five years. His skills as a jazz pianist, composer and arranger have been heard on well over sixty recordings including over ten of his own releases as leader.  

As a sideman, Brian has performed and recorded with many of the greatest international players including: Jerry Bergonzi, Randy Brecker, Kenny Wheeler, John Abercrombie, Pat LaBarbera, Kirk MacDonald, Maria Schneider, Vince Mendoza, Dave Liebman, George Garzone, Donny McCaslin, Seamus Blake, Ron McClure, Bob Mintzer, Phil Nimmons, Rob McConnell, Mike Murley, Tom Harrell, Lee Konitz, the Woody Herman Band, Cab Calloway, Nick Brignola, Sonny Greenwich, Eddie Daniels, Don Thompson, Jane Bunnett, and Dewey Redman.

In July, 2015 Brian will be recording with a new group “The Rhythm Method”, comprised of Kelly Jefferson and Luis Deniz (saxophones), Neil Swainson (bass) and Ted Warren (drums). The original music from this session will be featured in a new publication also titled “The Rhythm Method”.

As well as touring Canada extensively, Brian has also toured the US, Europe and Asia.

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