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DANIEL GERVAIS STEPHANE GRAPPELLI PROJECT
November 22, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm$20.00 – $24.00
BEST OF EDMONTON SERIES
Daniel Gervais – violin
Jeremiah McDade – saxophone and rhythm guitar
Josh McHan – upright bass
Tom van Seters – piano
Daniel Stadnicki – drums
Daniel Gervais has been playing the violin since the age of five. He plays a variety of fiddle styles, jazz and classical violin. Daniel completed a Master of Music degree in classical violin at the University of Alberta studying with Dr. Guillaume Tardif. During his studies, Daniel was awarded a prestigious research grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).
Daniel has had the opportunity to perform at many prestigious events including the 2012 London Olympics as a cultural ambassador of Alberta, a reception at Carnegie Hall in New York City, and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C.
Daniel is the first Albertan to win the Canadian Grand Master Fiddle Championship in 2011 and 2016. Daniel first competed in the Canadian Grand Masters in 2003 and returned to this competition in 2004 and again in 2008, finishing in the top eleven both times.
His gypsy jazz group Hot Club Edmonton won Instrumental Album of the Year at the 2010 Western Canadian Music Awards. Daniel currently teaches as sessional faculty at MacEwan University in the jazz and popular music program.
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