HALIFAX TROMBONE SUMMIT
Thursday July 13th, 12:00pm
As part of the Halifax Jazz Festival free daytime programming.
The Halifax Trombone Summit is a powerhouse jazz ensemble of eight of Halifax’s finest trombone professionals backed by a top- notch rhythm section of piano, bass and drums. Featuring the music of such trombone greats as J.J Johnson, Kai Winding, Jiggs Wigham and Alastair Kay with creative arrangements from local writers Andrew Jackson, Dave Staples and Mike Cowie, the group has performed to full houses at the Halifax Jazz Festival, the JazzEast New Standards Series, the Atlantic Festival of Music, the PEI Jazz and Blues Festival, Stayners Wharf and the Halifax Public Gardens Summer Series with a sound that is altogether unique, powerful and exciting.
For their performance at the 2017 Halifax TD Jazz Festival, the Halifax Trombone Summit includes trombonists Dave Staples, Danny Martin, Simon Oakey, Andrew Jackson, Eric Landry, Paul Barrett, Martha Kelly, Pierre DeVillers and Bob Nicholson with Tom Roach on drums, Aylwyn Vinson on piano and Jamie Gatti on bass.