Details: The Barry Livingston Group features some of Canada’s best musicians from the jazz and global music scene. Livingston’s evocative compositions incorporate diverse influences from mainstream jazz, European influences (the ECM label), South Indian and Asian music, Latin jazz, and bossa nova. A graduate of the University of Toronto, Barry Livingston has played at jazz festivals across Canada and in New York City. He is a former member of the Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band, and has also played with Juno-winning saxophonist, Jane Bunnett. He has attended the Banff Centre where he has studied and collaborated with many jazz greats, including Dave Holland, Kenny Wheeler, Muhal Richard Abrams and Don Thompson.
The line-up includes Suba Sankaran, vocals; Barry Livingston, piano; Kobi Hass, bass; Colleen Allen, soprano saxophone and flute; and Paul Fitterer, drums.
When: Fri., Oct. 4, 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.