University of Toronto Jazz Orchestra
Details: The University of Toronto Jazz Orchestra conducted by Gordon Foote grabs the spotlight in this throwback to big band sound. Gordon spent 26 years as a professor in the Jazz Studies Program at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University, in Montreal, Quebec. He is one of the pioneers of jazz education in Canada and an integral force in the development and implementation of the first undergraduate and graduate university jazz studies programs in the country. Students in the jazz program show off their chops and delight crowds under Professor Foote’s skilled leadership.
When: Fri., Dec. 6, 2013 at 9 pm
Where: Arbor Room, Hart House
Produced and coordinated by the Hart House Music Committee, Jazz at Oscar’s brings you jazz in all shapes, colours and moods. Innovative Improvisation – Scintillating Standards – Classic Jazz. Jazz at Oscars showcases the best musicians from our own backyard and from Toronto’s vibrant jazz community.