- Monday Mar 21 2022
- 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Twilight Jazz and Blooz Series: Dames at the Distillery featuring the Heather Bambrick Trio
📅 DATE: Monday, March 21, 2022 🕑 TIME: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open at 5:00 pm) 🏟️ VENUE: Spirit in Niagara Distillery (VACCINATION POLICY IN EFFECT) 🗺️ ADDRESS: 458 Lakeshore Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON 💵 PRICE: Early Bird: $49 + HST; At the Door: $59; Musicians/Arts Workers/Students: $23 + HST This show is SOLD OUT! CLICK HERE for tickets to the NEXT Twilight Jazz and Blooz show! (Mon, Apr 4)
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ABOUT THE SHOW
JUNO-nominated singer Heather Bambrick’s performances have been described as “Carol Burnett meets Ella Fitzgerald at a Newfoundland kitchen party.” Her shows have it all, with music ranging from jazz standards and Canadian pop hits, to Newfoundland folk music, sitcom theme songs and more! Add to that side-splitting stories, and some of the best musicians in the country – all delivered with warmth, wit and pure Newfoundland charm – and you’ll know why audiences everywhere are always left wanting more!
The evening’s performance will feature:
Opening for the Heather Bambrick Trio will be Jacob Chung on Saxophone
Tickets are non-refundable. Artists and venues are subject to change.
- Guests who will be purchasing food at the venue must select “Yes” when prompted during ticket purchase. Those who will be consuming beverages only (or nothing at all) must select “No”, and will be seated in the theatre selection.
- Once you have purchased your ticket online a copy of the receipt will be sent to you. you do not need to print this receipt since we will have your name on our guest list as a paid ticket holder.
- Price does not include food but food IS available on site. Please check out the delicious menu HERE
- Tables are reserved for Guests who will be dining. Regular seating is provided for guests who prefer to just watch the show and purchase a beverage. If you will be dining during the show please contact Darlene (email@example.com or call at 289-259-4997) so that we can let the kitchen know to be seated at a table.
All musicians, staff, volunteers and patrons at TD Niagara Jazz Festival events must be double-vaccinated. Proof of vaccination will be required upon arrival.
Season Pass holders must contact Darlene (firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 289-259-4997) before the show’s date to reserve their seating. Please arrive to claim your seat by 5:45PM, otherwise the seat will be made available for sale for General Admission.
For more details, please email Darlene at email@example.com.
Hosted by Spirit in Niagara Distillery
ABOUT THE ARTISTS:
Heather Bambrick is a JUNO-nominated vocalist, a voice actor, and an award-winning broadcaster. She’s worked with numerous artists, including Fred Hersch, Guido Basso, Rob McConnell, Ann Hampton Callaway, Peter Appleyard, Lea Delaria, Gene Denovi, Ian Shaw, Jackie Richardson, Phil Nimmons, David Braid, the Caliban Quartet, the Windsor Symphony Orchestra, and many others.
She’s a founding member of both the Beehive Singers and Broadsway, and has released three solo CDs, including her latest “You’ll Never Know”, which was nominated for Vocal Jazz Recording of the Year at the 2017 JUNO Awards.
Adrean Farrugia began playing piano at the age of 12. By age 16 he decided that he would dedicate his life to music. Since then he has become recognized as one of Canada’s finest pianists and composers, having shared the music he loves globally with audiences across Canada, the United States, London UK, Paris, Tokyo, TelAviv, Australia, Poland and The Netherlands with artists such as Ernie Watts, Sheila Jordan, Brad Goode, Joel Frahm, Ernesto Cervini, Matt Dusk and The Worst Pop Band Ever.
Adrean serves on the faculties of Mohawk College and Humber College and has conducted masterclasses and workshops for students at the University of Colorado at Boulder, the Sydney Conservatorium, the Polish Jazz Society Summer Workshop, and the University of Toronto. Adrean has played on more than 40 albums to date garnering 4 Juno award nominations, 1 Juno award and 1 Grammy shortlist recognition.
Adrean believes that music has the power to both heal and inspire both the performer and the listener, as well as revealing a higher sense of being which exists in all people, and it is this belief that drives his continued journey and commitment to musical growth.
Ross MacIntyre is one of the most sought after bassists in Canada. He has played on hundreds of recordings including 11 that have won or were nominated for JUNO awards.
As a side musician, he has shared the stage with some of North America’s great performers including Matt Dusk, Emilie-Claire Barlow, Guido Basso, Geoffey Keezer Warren Vaché, Filo Machado, Heather Bambrick, Elizabeth Shephard, Kellylee Evans, Laila Biali, Jesse Cook, Shannon Butcher, Barbra Lica, Eliana Cuevas, Jorge Miguel, The Shuffle Demons, and many others.
Ross attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston, and graduated with his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Toronto. He studied privately with Ray Brown, Dave Young, Pat Collins, Mike Downes, and Joel Quarrington.
He was the music director and composer for The Garden Brother Circus, and has played in the pit orchestra for numerous musical theatre productions with CanStage, Young People’s Theatre, and Mirvish Prodictions.
In 2011 Ross released a duet alum with the great Pianist Mark Kieswetter, and it has been met with critical acclaim. The Whole Note magazine wrote, “Kieswetter and MacIntyre have captured the essence of what the best piano/bass duos are all about: elegance, economy, precision, fluidity, style, intimate, grace, and that magical, intangible chemistry – the simpatico.”
Canadian saxophonist/composer Jacob Chung (b. 2000) is a young and swingin’ voice in the Toronto jazz community. He currently studies as a 2018 BMO National Scholar at the University of Toronto Faculty of Music where he has twice received the Norman and Joan Promane Jazz Scholarship (2019, 2020) and is the recipient of the 2021 Jazz Arranging Prize. Jacob has also garnered several non-academic accolades including the 2021 Hnatyshyn Foundation Oscar Peterson Grant, the 2019 Prince Edward County Jazz Festival Rising Young Star Award, and acceptance into the 2018 National Youth Jazz Combo. He is the recipient of the 2018 Yamaha Passion and Performance Award and the 2017 Rico Golden Reed Award from Musicfest Canada. Jacob has performed with the likes of Dennis Mackrel, Rich Perry, Robi Botos, Jodi Proznick, Mike Murley, and Carn-Davidson 9. Jacob is featured on Jacob Wutzke’s 2019 EP Stop & Go and Thomas Steele 10tet’s 2020 album 10tet. He also appears on the University of Toronto Jazz Orchestra’s 2020 album Embargo. A budding educator, Jacob served as an assistant faculty member at Interprovincial Music Camp in 2019, directed the 2019/20 Hart House Jazz Combo under the supervision of Ernesto Cervini, and teaches private lessons at Classical Music Conservatory in Toronto.
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