Monday Apr 17 2023


7:00 pm - 9:30 pm




📅 DATE: Monday, April 17th, 2023
🕑 TIME: 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
🏟️ VENUE: The Hare Wine Co.
🗺️ ADDRESS: 769 Niagara Stone Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake
💵 PRICE: $39 + HST
💵 DISCOUNT:  MAWS (Musicians/Arts Workers/Students) $19 + HST
💵 SERIES PASS:  $169 (Value of $205)
🍕 FOOD:  Charcuterie box for $20 + HST + Artisanal Pizzas for $22 + HST  
(Food options available at Check Out)
🚗 PARKING: Free on site


Duncan Hopkins is joined by 3 legendary jazz musicians: Guitarists Reg Schwager and Ted Quinlan along with drummer Ted Warren , for this CD Sneak Peek of ‘Who are you?’ a St. Catharines Suite paying Tribute to Kenny Wheeler.

Presented by the TD Niagara Jazz Festival in partnership with the Hare Wine Co and co-sponsored by Aspira Heatherwood Retirement.


Duncan Hopkins on Bass

British/Canadian double bassist, composer and arranger Duncan Hopkins has been working at the highest levels of jazz for almost thirty years. In that time he has worked with such luminaries as Norma Winstone, Bobo Stenson, Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass, Scott Hamilton, Houston Person, Warren Vache, Ed Bickert, Mark Murphy, Peter Appleyard, Bruce Barth, Bobby Watson, Jeremy Pelt, Byron Stripling, Dianna Krall, Kenny Wheeler, Sam Rivers, Harry Allen and Edward Simon to name but a few. He can be seen on film in “Where the Truth Lies” featuring Kevin Bacon and Colin Firth. Read more.

Ted Quinlan on Guitar

Award-winning guitarist TED QUINLAN, respected as one of Canada’s elite guitar players, highly in demand as a jazz player, session musician, writer, and dedicated educator (he recently wrapped a 25-year tenure as head of the guitar program at Humber College), currently celebrates the critically-lauded release of his latest recording, “Absolutely Dreaming”. View Artist.

Reg Schwager on Guitar

Reg Schwager is one of Canada’s leading jazz guitarists. His reputation has led to him performing with internationally acclaimed jazz artists such as Mel Tormé, Pepper Adams, Hank Jones, Junior Mance, Jimmy McGriff and Zoot Sims, and such celebrated Canadian jazz musicians as Diana Krall, Rob McConnell, Peter Appleyard, Oliver Jones, Dave Young and Don Thompson. Recent highlights include television, concert and club performances in the US, Japan and the Bahamas with master jazz pianist George Shearing.  Read more.

Ted Warren on Drums

Ted Warren has a solid reputation as a musical, versatile drummer. He fronts his own quartet, Ted’s Warren Commission, which released their debut CD, First Time Caller, to critical acclaim in 2004. He was the last drummer with Rob McConnell’s famed The Boss Brass and can be heard on six of their CD’s, including Velvet and Brass (with Mel Torme), From Lush to Lively (with Oliver Jones), Even Canadians Get The Blues, and The Boss Brass Plays the Jazz Classics. Read more.


The Hare Wine Co. is offering some delicious menu items to accompany your wine and jazz experience. A small cheese and charcuterie board for $20 + HST, as well as your choice of a 12-inch pizza for $22 + HST (Smoked duck, Pepperoni or Margarita.) Order in advance when you buy your tickets.
PLEASE NOTE:  (Food options available at Check Out)

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