11 O Clock Big 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 programme, Jim Lewis leads the 11 O’ Clock Banda group that stays true to its roots– paying homage to big bands while providing a platform for students to breathe new life into old standards and take this inspirational style of jazz into the next century.
When: Fri., Feb. 27, 2015 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.