February 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm$24.00 – $28.00
CANADIAN JAZZ SERIES
Luce Belanger – soprano
Marie-Pier Deschenes – mezzo soprano
Camille Legault-Coulombe – alto
Jean-Francois Aubin – tenor
Louis Laprise – baritone
Christian B. Poulin – bass
Jazz Affair was formed ten years ago, making their way as one of the rare Canadian a cappella groups working in jazz. This sextet combines six unique voices that unite into a dynamic and colorful whole. Their repertoire is composed of jazz standards and original arrangements of famous songs, to which they add a jazz flavour.
From the very start, they drew attention by the quality of their arrangements and their interpretations. Their work has been recognized at the Harmony Sweepstakes A Cappella Festival in New York, where they walked away with two prizes in 2012. Since then, the band has made many appearances at large-scale shows and festivals in Canada.
Jazz Affair has released two albums – “Jam” in 2017 and “Wishes” in 2019.
For their Yardbird Suite debut, they will feature a program of music from their most recent recording. Inspired by a mysterious baroness and known patron of the arts who lived in New York in the 50s and 60s, the members of Jazz Affair invite you on a trip to a world of desire, dreaming and imagination. Just like the baroness, who used to ask musicians she met for three wishes that she would then write down, they selected standards filled with dreams and fantasies. They sing well-known melodies by composers such as Thelonious Monk, Horace Silver, Charlie Parker, Oscar Peterson and Chick Corea. Jazz Affair’s rich and original arrangements will carry you through an a cappella evening of love, pleasure and freedom beyond eras and borders.
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