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Event Archive - The Jefferson/Grant Quintet

Sat. January 24th 2004 8:00 & 9:45 @  The Cellar Restaurant/Jazz Club (All Ages) 8:00 & 9:45
$12 per or $17 both
Kelly Jefferson - tenor sax, Kelsley Grant - trombone, Guy Dubuc - piano George Mitchell - bass, Martin Auguste - drums

Kelly Jefferson Kelly grew up in Regina and comes from a family of musicians. He met Kelsley Grant while studying in McGill Universitys Jazz Studies program. Together they continued their studies at the Manhattan School of Music, where Kelly was honoured with the 1994 Downbeat Student Music Award for Outstanding Instrumental Soloist. Kelly has toured with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, and the Maynard Ferguson Big Band. Kelly presently resides in Toronto, where he is on faculty at Humber College and is the new saxophonist with the popular Toronto band Time Warp.

Kelsley Grant A native of Winnipeg, Kelsley studied at McGill University in Montreal and finished his graduate studies at the Manhattan School of Music. Between 1991 and 1995, he recorded two albums and toured extensively with Michel Cusson and The Wild Unit. In 1997, his work in the Ballets Jazz de Montral production of Tristan Iseult took him on a tour of Italy with Charles Papasoff. Kelsley has toured Europe with the Maynard Ferguson Nouveau Bop Big Band. He also plays with the Vic Vogel Big Band and Karen Young.

The Jefferson/Grant Quintet

Kelly Jefferson - tenor sax, Kelsley Grant - trombone, Guy Dubuc - piano George Mitchell - bass, Martin Auguste - drums Kelly Jefferson Kelly grew up in Regina and comes from a family of musicians. He met Kelsley Grant while studying in McGill Universitys Jazz Studies program. Together they continued their studies at the Manhattan School of Mus... more info
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