HomeLifestyle

Trumpet for Jazzworks on stage March 2

By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff

 | Feb 27, 2013 - 2:39 PM |
How about a little trumpet on a Saturday evening?

The third concert in the Jazzworkz Concert Series showcases Brian O’Kane and the Borealis Quartet in “A Tribute to Bluenote” on March 2.

The Toronto-based jazz trumpeter will be accompanied by Allan Walsh on tenor sax, Tony Simpkin on piano, Brian Quebec on bass and Jack Broumpton on drums.

The Jazzworkz Concert Series, launched in Sudbury last year, supports the Joan Mantle Music Trust, which in turn provides musical instruments to students in Rainbow schools.

Brian O’Kane is one of the most in-demand trumpet players in Toronto. He’s shared the stage with Juno Award-winning jazz bands, as well as the likes of Herbie Hancock, Aretha Franklin and Diana Krall.

He is also a faculty member at Humber College, one of Canada’s premier jazz/contemporary music schools.

Having grown up in North Bay, O’Kane is also a northerner.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and takes place at St. Peter’s Church, 203 York Street in Sudbury. Admission is $10 for students and $20 for adults. 

Tickets are available at Black Cat on Durham Street and Hair to Live For in the Cedar Pointe Mall.

Reader's Feedback

NorthernLife.ca may contain content submitted by readers, usually in the form of article comments. All reader comments and any opinions, advice, statements or other information contained in any messages posted or transmitted by any third party are the responsibility of the author of that message and not of NorthernLife.ca. The fact that a particular message is posted on or transmitted using this web site does not mean that NorthernLife.ca has endorsed that message in any way or verified the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message. We encourage visitors to NorthernLife.ca to report any objectionable content by using the "report abuse" link found in the comments section of this web site. Comment Guidelines


comments powered by Disqus

Most Popular

Local Business Directory