The Shea D Duo (Peter Shea + Juliet Dunn – co-creators of the TD Niagara Jazz Festival) introduced the Twilight Jazz Series to the Niagara Scene in October of 2011. The series features a different jazz ensemble the first Sunday of every month at Mahtay Café and Lounge from 6pm – 9pm focusing on Niagara musicians as well as featured musicians from Hamilton and Toronto.
Some of the past Twilight Jazz performers include: John Sherwood, Barbra Lica, Graham Lear, Reg Schwager, Mike Murley, Jim Casson, Heilig Manoeuvre, Kevin Breit, Poco Latino, Kevin Turcotte, Rodger Niznik, Ori Dagan, John Neudorf and many more.
Tickets are $10 in advance (at Mahtay or at twilightjazz.ca) and $15 at the door. A reduced cover is offered for all musicians and students, and Season’s Passes are also available.
The ‘Twilight Jazz Series’ takes place on the first Sunday of every month (October – July) and is becoming a favorite hang for both jazz lovers and those who are new to jazz. Then in July the Shea D Duo take time to produce the Niagara Jazz Festival. (niagarajazzfestival.com)
With this wonderful event and the Twilight Jazz Series, Juliet and Peter are thrilled to be able to bring live jazz to the Niagara music scene year round.
Tickets are $10 in advance / $15 at the door / $5 for students / $8 for musicians and arts workers
For more info, tickets and to view the current line up: twilightjazz.ca
Mahtay Café and Lounge: 241 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines, ON
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