On Sunday April 24 at 3pm in the afternoon, get thee to the Alliance Francaise, 24 Spadina Road, for the long-awaited debut of the Art Song Project by David Occhipinti. Featuring vocalists from the jazz and classical worlds performing songs in a chamber music setting, this will be a special afternoon full of improvisation and guest performances.
David Occhipinti- guitar/compositions
Michael Davidson - vibraphone
Aline Homzy - violin
Jeff LaRochelle - clarinet
Soren Nissen - bass
Sheba Thibadeau - bassoon
With special guests:
Erica Goodman - harp
Beverley Johnston - marimba
The Cookie Choir [directed by Mara Nesrallah]
And for the fourth and final instalment of the TD Discovery Series Special Projects, Nick Fraser hosts a two-night, double CD / LP release on May 4 & 5 at the Rex Hotel. Featuring both his trio and quartet, Fraser will celebrate the release of Starer and Too Many Continents. Starer features Tony Malaby, Andrew Downing and Rob Clutton and Too Many Continents (released on Clean Feed Records in 2015) features Tony Malaby and Kris Davis.