Le Duo Parisien featuring Juliet Dunn
DATE: Sunday, May 24, 2020 TIME: 8:00 pm – 8:45 pm EST VENUE: 'In Your Own Backyard' (This event will be Live streamed) PRICE: FREE (Donations accepted) Ontario Live presents: MusicTogether Support Ontario artists without leaving home A living room concert series to pay artists in need Please join us! Le Duo Parisien is excited to be presenting this livestream performance in partnership with MusicTogether and supported by the Ontario Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries. Sport, Tourism & Culture Industries. Please visit www.musictogether.ca for more information. These performances are presented to the public at no charge, but viewers are encouraged to show support to the artists through online "tip jar" accounts. You can support Juliet Dunn and Peter Shea at this link:
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Born and raised into an Irish/Icelandic family Peter Shea began his lifelong love affair with music surrounded by a family of musicians and music lovers. In 1995 Peter graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in Jazz Performance and Composition.
Peter Shea’s extensive resume includes performing on keyboards for the hit Toronto Second City dinner theatre show “Tony and Tina’s Wedding”; touring across Canada with comedian Sean Cullen; performing for a month at the world famous Edinburgh Comedy Festival on both keyboards and drums, including several live performances on BBC Television and Radio; performing on keyboard with the Jersey Boys in Toronto; a cross-Canada tour with the famous Montreal “Just for Laughs” Road Show including the Pantages and Massy Hall theatres.
He has also had the unique privilege of performing with many great Canadian jazz artists including Phil Dwyer, Pat LaBarbera, Graham Lear, Heather Bambrick, Mike Malone, Kevin Turcotte, June Garber, Davide Direnzo, Mike Daley (Jeff Healey Band), Duncan Hopkins, Gord Sheard and more.
Along with his wife and musical partner, Juliet Dunn, Peter Shea has performed in over forty countries as a bandleader, vocalist and keyboard/piano player.
Currently, Peter and his wife Juliet run the Twilight Jazz Series in Niagara (now in its 6th year – www.twilightjazz.ca) and the duo also created and run the TD Niagara Jazz Festival.
With his long musical lineage, Peter Shea is considered one of Niagara’s eminent jazz pianist, percussionist, vocalist, composer and arranger.