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Christian Overton Quintet - CD Release: The Test

Wednesday, September 17 2014, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Wednesday September 17th, 2014 @ 8:00PM $10 or $20 with a CD (cash only) FOR RESERVATIONS PLEASE EMAIL Christian Overton, Trombone Shirantha Beddage, Woodwinds Todd Pentney, Piano Justin Gray, Bass Morgan Childs, Drums Over a year in the making, this CD is the debut release for the Christian Overton Quintet, and exciting contemporary jazz group featuring some of the city's most innovative musicians. The group will be performing compositions from their much anticipated CD "The Test" which will be available for the first time! Christian Overton, trombonist & composer Christian OvertonOriginally from Sudbury Ontario, Christian Overton is now one of the most in demand trombonists and composers in Toronto in every scene from jazz and rock to salsa, R&B, theatre work and everything in between. He has a degree from Humber College where he studied with some of the nation’s top jazz musicians including Pat LaBarbera, John MacLeod, and Alistair Kay. Christian has also completed a Masters degree at the University of Toronto studying with Kelsley Grant, Gary Kulesha and Tim Ries. Jazz collaborations include: Hermeto Pascoal, John Clayton, Peter Appleyard, Jane Bunnett, Bill Dobbins, The Art of Jazz Orchestra, The Don Thompson Big Band, John MacLeod's Rex Hotel Orchestra, The Art of Time Ensemble, NOJO and Gary Morgan’s Panamerican All Stars from New York as well as many other acts. Non Jazz collaborations include: Glass Tiger, Jully Black, Sloan, Bedouin Soundclash, Do Make Say Think, Classic Albums Live, Alain Trudel, Alfredo De La Fe, Roberto Blades, Willie Torres, KC Roberts & the Live Revolution and many others. Currently composer for his own Composers Collective Big Band and Quintet, he has composed for several television projects as well as commissions for recent visits by Ranee Lee and Dave Douglas and for countless jazz and chamber groups. Recently Christian has launched Clovertone Music Publishing, an innovative sheet music publishing company designed to get customized Canadian material in to the classroom and connect today’s professional musicians with the next generation. " a crowd-silencing trombone solo from Christian Overton" NOW Magazine 2014 Christian is proud to be a Yamaha artist! |
Location: Gallery 345 345 Sorauren Avenue (South of Dundas St. West, East of Roncesvalles)
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