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Latin Night: Elmer Ferrer Trio at Jazz Bistro

Wednesday, May 07 2014, 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Cuban-Canadian Elmer Ferrer is widely recognized as one of the world`s premiere guitarists. An extremely versatile and prolific session musician, Elmer has recorded and toured the globe with many of Cuba’s top producers and artists. As a producer, arranger, session acoustic or electric guitarist, Ferrer has contributed to more than 100 music recordings, including two Latin Grammy nominee albums, a Goya awarded movie soundtrack, and recently, the latest CD from Italian superstar Zucchero, “La Sesion Cubana”. Elmer Ferrer currently resides in Toronto Canada, but his Cuban roots formed the foundation of his energy rich blend of Jazz, Rock, and Blues. He was born into a musical family in Sancti Spíritus, a small city that holds one of the strongest histories in Cuban traditional music. He started to play and study guitar at the age of 12, and graduated Classical Guitar at the prestigious National School of Arts in Havana at age 18. Elmer also has an established career as a composer and solo performer. He is a two-time Cubadisco* awarded artist, and is leader of the Elmer Ferrer Band (EFB). Known for captivating audiences and critics alike, the EFB has headlined international jazz, blues and music festivals, and shared stage line-ups with Keb Mo, Johnny Lang, Bonnie Raitt, Van Morrison, Kid Rock, the Chris Duarte Group, Los Lobos and the Derek Trucks Band. MUSIC STARTS AT 8pm MUSIC CHARGE $12.00
Location: Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St.
Contact: 416-363-5299

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