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Northern Cadence

2023 International Jazz Series

Music Jazz
  • NAC Orchestra
  • Arts Alive

  Mar 18, 2023 - 8 PM EDT

The National Arts Centre Orchestra presents the 2023 Northern Cadence International Jazz Series : three mini jazz concerts from three schools in three different countries!

The Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland, the Manhattan School of Music in New York, USA, and the Schulich School of Music of McGill University in Montreal, Canada, have prepared 30-minute concerts featuring their faculty and students performing original and standard repertoire together. 

McGill Jazz Conglomerate

PROGRAM 

It's Easy To Blame The Weather 
Composed by Saul Chaplin 
Arranged by Alison Levy and Margaret Donovan 

It Might As Well Be Spring 
Composed by Richard Rodgers 
Vocalese Lyrics by Marie-Jeanne Paquet 

Throw It Away
Composed by Abbey Lincoln 
Arranged by Ruiqi Wang 

Au Pays de Cocagne
Composed by Laila Biali and Sonia Johnson
Arranged by Charlotte Désilets 

ENSEMBLE

Alison Levy, Ruiqi Wang, Charlotte Désilets, Marie-Jeannne Paquet, voice 
Florence Beauquier-Léger, saxophone  
Felix Hartley, bass  
Zachary Winter, guitar  
Tony Wang, drums  
Ludovic Rochon, piano 
Camille Thurman and Darrell Green, ensemble coaches

SIBELIUS ACADEMY

PROGRAM

The Chess Players
Sweet ‘n’ Sour
Look at the Birdie
Contemplation
The Summit

ENSEMBLE

Joonatan Henriksson – Clarinet
Olli Hirvonen – Vibraphone
Jussi Hovilainen – Bass
Veeti Hietala – Drums
Mikko Helevä – Hammond organ (Ensemble Instructor)

KITH AND KEN BAND

PROGRAM

Major Taylor - Cameron Campbell
Court Jester - Cameron Campbell
Unconditional Love - Geri Allen
A Ballad For You - Conway Campbell
Cycling Through Reality - Kendrick Scott

ENSEMBLE

Simon Nyivana, Alto Saxophone
Nicolaus Gelin, Trumpet
Cameron Campbell, Piano
Conway Campbell, Bass
Kendrick Scott, Drums

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