Tribute to Bill Evans
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A Tribute to the legacy of the late, great pianist and composer, Bill Evans. Featuring the Mark Ferguson Trio, with Mark Ferguson on piano, Scott Latham on vibraphone & drums, and John Geggie on bass. Bill Evans died in 1980 and this is a 40th anniversary tribute.
Thank you to Stephen Chappell for suggesting the Tribute to Bill Evans and for sponsoring this concert!
Thank you Martin Elder for donating the piano tuning!
This is an online performance presented on the GigSpace website https://www.gigspace.ca/bill-evans-tribute
your password and concert link will be included in your ticket confirmation email. Concert length is approximately one hour.
Mark Ferguson: Musician, Composer, Arranger, Producer and Music Educator, Mark has performed with many of the world’s great artists including Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Gil Evans, Nelson Riddle, Dionne Warwick, Natalie Cole, Tom Jones, Rosemary Clooney, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Gino Vanelli, Rob McConnell & the Boss Brass, Holly Cole, Manteca, The Funk Brothers and the National Arts Centre Orchestra.
Mark is a Faculty Lecturer (jazz, trombone) at McGill University, a Performance Instructor (Jazz Piano/Trombone)/ Sessional Lecturer at Carleton University and is active as a jazz clinician at high schools and universities across Canada.
John Geggie – Double bassist John Geggie is an internationally established performer and composer. He works regularly with the National Arts Centre Orchestra and Thirteen Strings Chamber Orchestra. Current projects include the Algonquin Ensemble (with Terry Tufts and Kathryn Briggs), the Crossroads Quartet (with Petr Cancura, Roddy Ellias and Greg Ritchie) as well as the John Geggie Journey Band. John has recorded or performed with a who’s who of creative improvised music: Bela Fleck, Donny McCaslin, Ben Monder, Craig Taborn, Sheila Jordan, David Murray, Matt Brubeck, Marilyn Crispell, Cuong Vu, D.D. Jackson, Mark Dresser, Vic Juris, Billy Hart, Andrew Cyrille and Grammy-winner Ted Nash. He has hosted the Ottawa Jazz Festival Late Night Jam Series for over 15 years. John will be releasing a new trio this summer (with Roddy Ellias and Joel Frahm). John Geggie is on faculty at the Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam and the Conservatoire de Musique de Gatineau.
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