DATE: Saturday, July 29th, 2017
EVENT: Jazz in the Park
STAGE: Subaru Stage
ADDRESS: Corner of Queen St. and Picton St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
BAND: JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band
TICKET PRICE: FREE
Established in 2008, the JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band provides an opportunity for exceptional student musicians to hone their skills and interact in a diverse, professional setting.
Under the direction of Musical Director Jules Estrin, the band rehearses each Saturday at JAZZ.FM91 in Toronto’s Liberty Village. The students receive regular workshops on improvisation, ensemble playing and Jazz techniques from some of Canada’s foremost music educators and musicians.
For nearly a decade, the JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band has shared the stage with legendary Jazz figures, such as Joey DeFrancesco, Bucky Pizzarelli, Tom Scott, Lew Tabackin, Guido Basso and Al Jarreau.