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Event Archive - Nordic Connect featuring Ingrid & Christine Jensen, Jon Ballantyne Quartet

Mon. June 27th 2005 Vancouver East Cultural Centre (All Ages)
Nordic Connect feat. Ingrid and Christine Jensen
A collaboration that began at the Berklee School of Music in the late ‘80s, Nordic Connect unites the Canadian and Swedish jazz scenes by bringing together a group of acclaimed players, including 2004 SJR Jazzkannan prize-winner Maggie Olin, to present their unique vision of the future of jazz.
plus Jon Ballantyne Quartet
A native of Saskatchewan now based in New York, pianist Jon Ballantyne uses his incredible technique and unbridled creativity to inject a contemporary twist into traditional bebop.


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Jon Ballantyne Quartet (Jazz)

Canadian-born pianist Jon Ballantyne grew up in a jazzfriendly musical home, before formal piano studies led to a scholarship and mentorship at the hands of guys like Dave Holland. Several tours with Joe Henderson followed, as did seven acclaimed albums as a leader. Based in NYC for the last decade, Ballantyne is a fiercely creative bop-based playe... more info
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