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Deborah Davis and Segue to Jazz

Sun, Jun 23, 2024

FREE SHOW (No Tix Required)
Peter Brown (Musical Director, Keyboard) - Leader
Peter Beaudoin (Drum)
Martin Newman (Bass)
Gino Scafiddi (Guitar)
Catherine Gendron (Sax)
Clément Paré (Keyboard)

Deborah Davis (Vocals)
Michael Hanna (Vocals)
Stefan Keyes (Vocals)

Jamaal Amir Akbari (Award winning spoken word poet)

Darin Kyle (2001 World Tap Dancing Champion)
Bernadette Gardner (Tap dancer)

The Segue to Jazz ensemble returns to the OJF stage!
Popular Jazz vocalists Michael C. Hanna, Stefan Keyes, and Deborah Davis, Poet Laureate Jamaal Amir Akbari, musicians Peter Brown, Peter Beaudoin, Gino Scaffidi, Martin Newman, Clément Paré and Catherine Gendron, award winning tapper Bernadette Gardner and world tap-dancing champion Darin Kyle return to the Ottawa International Jazz Festival with their tribute to Jazz.

Tribute to Jazz; From Africa to New Orleans to the True North Strong and Free.
The Segue to Jazz ensemble returns to the Ottawa Jazz Festival showcasing the journey of Jazz from its early roots of Gospel music and the blues to the contemporary jazz sounds of today with its Tribute to Jazz; a multifaceted, harmonious celebration of the profound impact of Black history and culture on music!