Reg Schwager Duo (IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD 2020 Guitar Series, Part Three)
DATE: Monday, March 09, 2020 TIME: 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm VENUE: Secret Pop-up Location (St. Catharines) Intimate, 35-seat private venue ADDRESS: Revealed upon purchase of your ticket(s) TICKETS: $39.00 Single Show $119.00 Series Pass (all 4 shows)
*All tickets are subject to 13% HST and handling fees
REG SCHWAGER on Guitar / DUNCAN HOPKINS on Bass
A leading figure of the Toronto jazz scene, Reg Schwager is a four-time winner of Canada’s National Jazz Award for Guitarist of the Year. Born in the Netherlands, Schwager moved with his family to Sudbury, Ontario when he was six, and by age 15 he was playing jazz gigs. From 1994-2004, Schwager worked with George Shearing. He has also performed with Diana Krall, Peter Appleyard, Rob McConnell and many others. He can be heard on over 200 recordings with artists including Junior Mance, Gary Burton and Mel Tormé. CD releases under his own name include Ever Now, Songbook, Delphinus, Arctic Passage, Duets, Chromology, Border Town, Resonance and – along with bassist Don Thompson – Live at Mezzetta and One Take: Volume Three.
For more information please visit www.regschwager.com
ABOUT THE SHOW:
Reg’s show will celebrate the Canadian Jazz Songbook, featuring compositions by Kenny Wheeler, Don Thompson, Renee Rosnes and more.
6:00 pm Doors
7:00 pm Opening Act:
7:20 pm Feature Act, First Set
8:10 pm Break
8:30 pm Feature Act, Second Set
9:30 pm End of Show
ABOUT THE “IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD” GUITAR SERIES:
The TD Niagara Jazz Festival is pleased to present this 4-part series featuring four of Canada’s finest jazz guitar artists.
The series will be presented in a 35-seat intimate setting at a private studio located in the North end of St. Catharines (close to Niagara-on-the-Lake).
For privacy reasons, the secret location is only revealed upon purchase of tickets or passes. Please note that the location is fully accessible. There will be a cash bar on-site and complimentary light fare will be served.
Doors open at 6:00 pm. All shows are from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm and include an opening act and a refreshment break.
THE FULL SERIES INCLUDES:
PART ONE: Monday, February 10, 2020 Nathan Hiltz Trio with Pat Collins and Morgan Childs
PART TWO: Monday, February 24, 2020 Ted Quinlan Duo with Mike Downes
PART THREE: Monday, March 9, 2020 RegSchwager Duo with Duncan Hopkins
PART FOUR: Monday, March 30, 2020 James Bryan Solo
*For single tickets click on artists’ names.*