Sun. October 12th 2008 7:30pm @ The Cellar Restaurant/Jazz Club (All Ages) 7:30pm
Presented by: The Cellar Restaurant/Jazz Club, The Cellar Restaurant/Jazz Club
Edmonton-born, New York-based John Stetch is the latest in a long line of Canadian pianists- from Oscar Peterson to Paul Bley to Renee Rosnes- to impact the jazz scene. Billboard Magazine calls him "exceptional", while JazzTimes gives accolades for his unlimited imagination, unique harmonic and rhythmic concepts and the digital dexterity to execute any idea he hears." In addition to performing solo or with his trio (Greg Ritchie drums, Nicholas Walker bass) Stetch has worked with Rufus Reid, Billy Hart, Seamus Blake, and James "Blood" Ulmer. His lengthy discography includes a solo trilogy (Ukrainianisms, Standards, Exponentially Monk) on Justin Time that garnered huge international praise. A new CD, John Stetch & the TV Trio, delves into a somewhat unexpected chapter of the Great American Songbook- TV themes of the 70s and 80s.
John Stetch Trio
Alberta-born jazz pianist John Stetch scrupulously learned his craft over many years, first in Montreal and later in NYC, playing in the Rufus Reid/Akira Tana Group for a decade. A four-time Juno nominee, Stetch is a lyrical and bold stylist at the keyboard; this inventive and virtuosic musician has also earned unanimous international acclaim for o... more info[Upload Show Photos] // [Add Video]