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University of Saskatchewan Jazz Ensemble concert featuring Michelle Grégoire
Posted in Arts & Culture
Feb 8, 2019
The University of Saskatchewan Jazz Ensemble
The members of the USask Jazz Ensemble—BMus, MMus and non-music majors—are joined in concert by acclaimed Canadian pianist and composer Michelle Grégoire.
Saturday, Feb. 8
The Bassment Jazz Club, 202 Fourth Ave. N
Tickets: $20 general; $10 students; sold at the door and at www.thebassment.ca
Under the direction of Dean McNeill, the USask Jazz Ensemble has toured western Canada, northern U.S.A. and Quebec, and has commissioned and premiered many new works for the contemporary large jazz ensemble idiom.
Michelle Grégoire’s music has been described as “ingenious,” “elegant,” “balanced” and “original with great depth and imagination.” A proud Métis artist raised in Manitoba, Grégoire has toured across Canada with her jazz quintet and her music is heard regularly on XM Radio and various jazz programs across North America.
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