- Monday Feb 06 2023
- 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
TWLIGHT JAZZ & BLUES SERIES: CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH – ALEXIS BARO QUARTET
📅 DATE: Monday, Feb 6, 2023 🕑 TIME: 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm 🏟️ VENUE: The Hare Wine Co. 🗺️ ADDRESS: 769 Niagara Stone Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 💵 PRICE: $39 + HST 💵 DISCOUNT: MAWS (Musicians/Arts Workers/Students) $19 + HST 💵 SERIES PASS: $149 + HST (Includes 5 shows) 🍕 FOOD: Cheese and Charcuterie box for $20 + HST / Artisanal Pizzas for $22 + HST (Food options available at Check Out) 🚗 PARKING: Free on site
ABOUT THE SHOW:
Get ready for a high-energy performance featuring Cuban-born trumpeter Alexis Baro. Alexis and his quartet will feature a multi- dimensional repertoire including music from his new release, a tribute to the Cuban Trumpet call "Mi Raiz" (My Root)
ABOUT THE ARTISTS:
Alexis Baro on Trumpet
Alexis Baro was born into a musical family in Havana, Cuba. Classically trained, he took up the trumpet at the age of age 8 and completed his musical education receiving a teaching certification at the prestigious Amadeo Roldán Music Conservatory in Havana. While in school he became a member of Buena Vista Social Club superstar singer Omara Portuondo’s band and at the age of 19 played lead trumpet for the National Radio and Television Orchestra. After moving to Canada in 2001 he was discovered in Toronto by iconic Canadian jazz drummer Archie Alleyne where he flourished as a writer and performer for eight years as a member of the Canadian award-winning & “hard-bop” band Kollage. Read more.
Jeremy Ledbetter on Piano
An engaging and fiery performer whose music knows no boundaries, Canadian pianist Jeremy Ledbetter has made a career from travelling the far-flung corners of the globe in search of the most fascinating and unique musical ideas out there, then seamlessly integrating them into his work as a pianist, composer, and producer. out there, then seamlessly integrating them into his
work as a pianist, composer, and producer. Jeremy is the driving force behind Caribbean Latin Jazz powerhouse CaneFire, and the longtime musical director and producer for calypso superstar David Rudder. Read more.