News & Events


My Life as a Musician

Posted in Arts & Culture
Mar 16, 2019

Bobby Shew

A free public talk by Yamaha recording artist Bobby Shew

Saturday, March 16
2 pm
Quance Theatre, Education Building, 28 Campus Dr.


Bobby Shew will also perform a concert with the University of Saskatchewan Jazz Ensemble at 7:30 pm.

Born in Albuquerque, NM, Grammy-nominated musician Bobby Shew’s love affair with jazz started in childhood and has become the driving force in his life. Shew toured as lead trumpeter for Elvis Presley, Barbra Streisand, Robert Goulet, Steve Allen, Paul Anka, Connie Stevens and Tom Jones. He worked in Los Angeles as a first-call studio musician while continuing to perform on big bands with his own highly regarded quintet and sextet. The recipient of three Grammy nominations and several lifetime achievement awards, Shew is also co-designer/developer of several Yamaha instruments and mouthpieces and is an accomplished teacher of music.

Full biography:


Back to News Listing

Related Articles

Ancient Pathways: The Men Who Paint

Posted on 2019-05-16

Painting at the Hickson/Maribelli Outpost proved to be an inspiring adventure for the artists

Tia Furstenberg: abiding presence

Posted on 2019-05-14

Artist's work explores the invisible rather than the visible

Elizabeth Babyn: Her Industry, Reclaimed

Posted on 2019-05-14

Project an homage to generations of women who have toiled and continue to work in the textile industry

Art professor to receive Distinguished Researcher Award

Posted on 2019-05-10

Alison Norlen conducts research on the more 'spectacular' aspects of human history and culture

Beads and Stone artwork unveiled

Posted on 2019-05-09

Installed at the top of the Arts Building ramp, the new work by alumni artists is a symbol of Indigenization and decolonization

CBC News: Saskatoon artist Eli Bornstein inducted into Order of Canada

Posted on 2019-05-08

Former USask art and art history department head founded the art journal The Structurist