Event type: All Ages
The K-W Guitar Orchestra, under the leadership of conductor (and guitarist) Mariette Stephenson, plays for us for the first time. The guitar orchestra has been performiong together, with not much change of personnel, for several years - since 2015! Apart from growth - it’s now a real orchestra!
A special feature at to his December’s concert is the new work, Eraser by Mr. Occhipinti, commissioned by the guitar orchestra. Mr. O. is a very well-klnown jazz guitarist.”Michael won a JUNO Award (Canada's Grammy) in 2022 with Avataar, for Jazz Group of the Year, and was nominated for Jazz Vocal Album of the Year with Elizabeth Shepherd for ES:MO's The Weight of Hope ... Michael has worked and recorded with artists as diverse as Don Byron, Bruce Cockburn, and classical pianist Stewart Goodyear, and is the leader of numerous projects including The Sicilian Jazz Project, ES:MO (Elizabeth Shepherd & Michael Occhipinti), Shine On: The Universe Of John Lennon, In Orbit (featuring Jeff Coffin & Felix Pastorius), NOJO (Neufeld-Occhipinti Jazz Orchestra), and The Triodes.
Cutoff is Saturday, December 9, 2023 5:29 pm EST unless it sells out earlier.