Jazz @ The Gasworks Presents: The Dave Young Quartet Plays Ellington
Toronto-based and Winnipeg-born multiple award-winning bassist and composer Dave Young, is, without a doubt, one of Canada's most valuable and beloved musical exports. Whether he's performing as part of a classical symphony, or as an integral member of an iconic jazz trio (with the likes of the late Oscar Peterson), or leading any of his dynamic ensembles, Dave remains a total musician, with artistic soul in abundance.
"To my way of thinking, Dave Young is one of the most talented bassists on the jazz scene. His harmonic sympatico and unerring sense of time have kept him in the foreground of the jazz picture." - Dr. Oscar Peterson
"Flawless time, big buoyant tone and bold solo ideaskeen instincts and depth of musicality. The results of (his playing) are a testament to his ability to listen and adapt his concept of time from player to player." - Bill Milkowski, JAZZ TIMES
For this celebration of the music of Duke Ellington Dave has assembled five of the finest musicians playing on world stages today - stellar musicians performing timeless music.
Dave Young (bass),
Kevin Turcotte (trumpet),
Terry Clarke (drums),
Robi Botos (piano)
The Gasworks (View)
141 Park Street N.
Hamilton, ON L8R 2N5
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