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Event Type Description
Each week we upload a free Mini-Lesson to our YouTube channel featuring one of our Presenting Artists.
JUNO-winning saxophonist, composer, and bandleader Tara Davidson explains how learning to create, then manipulate, melodic cells expanded her compositional arsenal.
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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