Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. presents the Yamaha Canada Jazz Orchestra, conducted by Rick Wilkins and featuring guest soloist Bobby Shew. This event is part of the year-long celebrations commemorating 50 years of Yamaha Canada Music. In addition to celebrating Yamaha Canada’s anniversary, the concert is also the official Canadian launch of the new Bobby Shew Trumpet, model YTR8310II.
Since 1969, Yamaha has helped countless Canadian musicians create and enjoy music with a complete line-up of instruments and audio equipment that meets the needs of amateurs and professionals alike.
Led by Rick Wilkins, the Yamaha Canada Jazz Orchestra is comprised of some of the foremost musicians in the country.
MEMBERS OF THE YAMAHA CANADA JAZZ ORCHESTRA:
Musical Director: RICK WILKINS
John Johnson, Campbell Ryga (from Vancouver), Tara Davidson, Andy Ballantyne, Shirantha Beddage
Jason Logue, Steve McDade, Brian O’Kane, Kevin Turcotte, Chase Sanborn
Al Kay, Terry Promane, Mark Ferguson (from Ottawa), Christian Overton
Reg Schwager (guitar), Brian Dickinson (piano), Neil Swainson (bass), Terry Clarke (drums)
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