University of Toronto 11 O’Clock Band, Conducted by Jim Lewis
Details: Jim Lewis is a freelance trumpet player, improviser, composer/arranger and educator, and is currently a lecturer in the Jazz Studies Department at the University of Toronto. He can be heard in clubs in the Toronto area, and across the country as a sideman and with his own projects from duo to sextet. Leading students in the jazz program , Jim Lewis leads the 11 O’ Clock Band and stays true to its roots paying homage to big bands while providing a platform for students to breathe new life into old standards and introduce their peers to this enduring style of music.
When: Fri., Feb. 28, 2014 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.