Friday Aug 21 2020


7:00 pm - 8:00 pm





LIVEstream.LOVE.JAZZ Series #38 with Bernie Senensky

DATE:             Friday, August 21, 2020
TIME:              7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EDT
VENUE:          This Event will be Livestreamed
PRICE:            FREE (Donations Accepted)

* Please note that donations accepted to help the TD Niagara Jazz Festival (Registered Charity: #80107-7033-RR0001) continue to bring live music to Niagara and beyond. Thank you for supporting the arts!

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Three-time Juno nominee, twice voted “Best Acoustic Pianist” in the Jazz Report awards, and winner of a SOCAN award for “Best Jazz Composition”, Bernie Senensky has earned the reputation of being one of Canada’s premier Jazz artists, with 13 recordings under his name.
The list of artists that he has performed with includes: Dizzy Gillespie, Chet Baker, Joe Williams, Phil Woods, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Blue Mitchell, Pharoah Sanders, Dave Liebman, Art Blakey, James Moody, Mark Murphy, Donald Byrd, Elvin Jones (who called Bernie “one of the best pianists I’ve ever played with), Art Farmer, George Coleman, Buddy DeFranco (who called Bernie “the best of the best”), Clark Terry, Sonny Stitt, Red Rodney, Barney Kessel, Art Pepper, Terry Gibbs, Chris Potter, Pepper Adams & Zoot Sims.
Bernie is also recognized across Canada for his close associations with Moe Koffman, Dave Young, Lenny Solomon and Peter Appleyard. He appeared as a guest on the acclaimed Marian McPartland NPR radio show“Piano Jazz” and holds the distinction of being the only Canadian guest of Oscar Peterson on his TV show “Oscar Peterson Presents”, among the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie and Dizzy Gillespie. His latest CD “Invitation” is available on PM Records.
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“We love organically grown events and this series is a prime example of that. In January of 2019, we started a series called “IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD” when local jazz pianist Doug Mundy asked us if we could store his Steinway grand piano at our Shady Acres Studio. We knew how our jazz fans LOVE the intimate concerts so we thought why not do one ‘In our own back yard’.

The first 4-part piano series was a huge success so we then decided to add another 4 shows and then another 2! 10 shows in total for 2019 and when the piano was removed we decided to continue with a guitar series. Part 4 of the guitar series came during the COVID-19 pandemic so we decided to adapt to the times. Our NEW live-streamed events are now in YOUR own backyard.  ‘From our back yard to yours’

To align with our tag line:  LIVE LOVE JAZZ and the current situation, we have re-branded our series to be called the “LIVEStream.LOVE.JAZZ.Series”.

We do look forward to having our guests gather in our backyard again soon (when it is safe to do so) but until then we are thrilled to be able to live-stream our events and to keep the music alive in Niagara and beyond”

Juliet Dunn and Peter Shea (Co-creators: Twilight Jazz Series and TD Niagara Jazz Festival)

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