Twilight Jazz Series – Bill Evans Tribute
DATE: Sunday, June 6, 2021 TIME: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm EST VENUE (Curbside Pickup): Dalhousie Yacht Club - 74 Lighthouse Road, Port Dalhousie, St. Catharines Club 55 - 3 Niagara Stone Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake Plush Imperial - 4683 Crysler Ave Niagara Falls PRICE: Dinner (Curbside Pickup) and Livestreamed Show: $29 - $39 + HST (Limited number of tickets available) Livestreamed Show (Regular price): $19 + HST Livestreamed Show (Discount for Artists, Arts workers, and Students): $9 + HST Season Pass (7 Shows): $99 + HST (Show Only), $249 + HST (Dinner and Show)
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* 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!
ABOUT THE SHOW
More details coming soon
Please note: All shows are currently ONLINE. When the Province opens up and we are permitted to have gatherings in restaurants this show will take place at the Dalhousie Yacht Club. Dinner and Show Season’s Pass holders will have first right of refusal for a seat/table in the venue. Keep an eye on this page for updates.
DINNER + SHOW: A member of the TD Niagara Jazz Festival team will be contacting you to confirm your curbside pickup time for the evening.
LIVESTREAM: The private YouTube link will be sent to you via email on the day of the show. If you would like to see the show AFTER the air date you can purchase the ‘show only’ ticket and the link will be sent to you for you to view at your convenience.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
DOUG MUNDY: Piano
Doug Mundy, a long time Niagara resident, began studying piano at 10 years of age concentrating on Royal Conservatory of Music repertoire. At age 14, Doug began experimenting with improvisation, mainly playing around with simple blues progressions and pop/rock solos. By age 16, Doug was already performing in rock, blues and country ensembles around the Niagara and Hamilton Regions.
Blues improvisation led to the formal study of music (and history) at Mohawk College, York University and Brock University. Doug has studied jazz harmony, arranging, form and analysis and counterpoint. At York University, Doug had the privilege of studying with Canadian jazz great Don Thompson as well as seminars with Dr. Oscar Peterson.
Doug is currently one of the most in demand musicians in the Niagara area. He is active accompanying vocalists, leading his duo and trio, working as a sideman on gigs and in the studio, as well as performing solo piano at various functions. Doug has recently completed a tour of New Zealand working with a collection of the country’s finest Jazz musicians.
ROB MCBRIDE: Upright Bass
Rob McBride is a highly in-demand bassist and bandleader who has been performing in the Toronto jazz scene for the last 25 years, playing at many of the city’s top jazz venues. While specializing in jazz, Rob is also influenced by solo classical and improvised bass music and has incorporated creative aspects of these elements into his sound through his five-string acoustic bass. Headliner performances includes the TD Niagara Jazz Festival (2014) and the Brampton World of Jazz Festival (2017). Rob has played with some of Canada’s finest musicians, including Pat LaBarbara, Don Thompson, Ted Warren, Sarah Jerrom, and Adrean Farrugia. He has played with the pit orchestra for the Shaw Festival and the Niagara Symphony Orchestra. Rob has played on many critically-acclaimed albums including recordings by Sarah Jerrom, Beverly Taft, Jeff King, and Barbara Mantini.
Dalhousie Yacht Club
Price: $39 + HST
Price: $39 + HST
Two Course Menu
Your choice of:
Penne and Meatball
Chicken Dinner with Mashed Potatoes and Vegetables
Butter Chicken and Basmati
Your choice of:
Personal New York Style Cheesecake
Individual Chocolate Lava Cake with Caramel Drizzle
Price: See menu options
One Course Menu
Your choice of:
Jerk Chicken ($29 + HST)
Curry Chicken ($29 + HST)
Vegetable Dinner ($29 + HST)
Caribbean-Inspired Salmon ($33 + HST)
ABOUT THE TWILIGHT JAZZ SERIES
The Shea D Duo (Peter Shea + Juliet Dunn – co-creators of the TD Niagara Jazz Festival) introduced the Twilight Jazz Series to the Niagara Scene in October of 2011. The series features a different jazz ensemble the first Sunday of every month at Mahtay Café and Lounge from 6pm – 9pm focusing on Niagara musicians as well as featured musicians from Hamilton and Toronto.
Some of the past Twilight Jazz performers include: John Sherwood, James Bryan, Barbra Lica, Graham Lear, Reg Schwager, Ashley St. Pierre, Mike Murley, Jim Casson, Heilig Manoeuvre, Kevin Breit, Poco Latino, Kevin Turcotte, Rodger Niznik, Ori Dagan, John Neudorf and many more.
With the TD Niagara Jazz Festival and the ongoing Twilight Jazz Series Juliet Dunn and Peter Shea are thrilled to be able to bring live jazz to the Niagara music scene year-round.