Sunday Dec 01 2019


6:00 pm - 9:00 pm



TWILIGHT JAZZ SERIES: Holiday Guitar Magic – James Bryan Duo

Featuring: James Bryan and Clark Johnston

EVENT: Twilight Jazz Series: St. Catharines edition – 8 Year anniversary!
DATE: Sunday,  December 1, 2019
TIME: 6 PM – 9 PM
LOCATION: Mahtay Cafe and Lounge
ADDRESS: 241 St. Paul St., St. Catharines, ON

TICKET PRICE: $15 + HST in advance / $20 + HST at the door / $10+ HST for Musicians and Arts Workers / $8 + HST for students

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At the heart of all this music is the passionate, soulful and uplifting sound of his guitar. Enjoy an intimate and fun evening of acoustic originals, standards and holiday classics with James and bassist Clark Johnston.


James Bryan (b. James Bryan McCollum) is a  Juno and Latin Grammy-winning Canadian guitarist, songwriter and producer from St. Catharines. A member of 90’s acts Philosopher Kings and Prozzak , to his solo career and work with international artists Nelly Furtado Luis Fonsi, Shawn Mendes and more, James has played on countless recordings and performed on stages from Wembley Stadium to Madison Square Gardens and Massey Hall.


Clark Johnston started his professional career as a bassist in 1994 and has since had the opportunity to work with the likes of Peter Appleyard, Diana Panton, Reg Schwager, and Don Thompson–just to name a few. He performs regularly with Drew Jurecka, Adrean Farrugia, James Brown, Neil Brathwaite, Ashley St Pierre as well as many other great musicians.
Clark has released three CDs with Shields Johnston Fielding featuring his original compositions and can be heard on many other people’s recordings.
He holds a master’s degree in music composition as well as a Bachelor of Education from York University. Clark is currently on faculty at Mohawk College, McMaster University, and Hillfield Strathallan College.


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