Prince Edward County
The TD Jazz Education Program offers high school musicians a chance to learn from and play with some of the world’s top pros in Prince Edward County.
So, if you’re an aspiring high school jazz pianist in modern-day Ontario, imagine goint one-on-one with a tw time JUNO winner. Or saxophone sessions with a guy who backed Tony Bennett and Herbie Hancock. Or trombone talk with a two-time nominee as Canada’s best .. or drum discussion with one of the country’s most recorded musicians.
Eighty central and eastern Ontario high school musicians who will take part I TD Jazz Education Program in Prince Edward County April 21-23.
The young musicians will gather at the Isiah Tubbs Resort for three days to soak up all the performance help and jazz knowledge their master mentors can offer. And at the end, on Sunday, April 23, they show what they’ve learned and actually perform with the pros. the high school ensembles will share the Regent Theatre stage in Picton with the Brian Barlow Big Band and 2017 JUNO nominated vocalist Barbra Lica. Show time is 2:30 pm Sunday, April 23.