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Event Type Description
Composer Spotlights feature a Presenting Artist outlining compositional concepts contained within their own work by examining score & audio excerpts.
Composing For Chord-less Ensemble
About the Presenting Artists(s)
Tara Davidson is a ten-time Juno-nominated saxophonist, composer, arranger, bandleader, and co-leader of the critically acclaimed Carn Davidson 9. As a leader or co-leader, Davidson has had four recordings nominated by the JUNO Awards for “Album of the Year” in the “Traditional”, “Solo” and “Group” jazz categories. Her bands featured such personnel as Mike Murley, William Carn, Laila Biali, Kelly Jefferson, Andrew Downing, David Braid, and Ernesto Cervini, among many others. Davidson has recorded with stellar ensembles including Andrew Downing’s Otterville, Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop, the Mike Murley Septet, CBC Records’ “Jazz Legends Live” project, and Jens Lindemann’s Order of Canada Band (Yamaha Big Band member).
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