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2021.9.19 Dave Young Listening Session


September 19, 2021

Event Type

Listening Session

Daniel Jamieson

Event Type Description

Listening Sessions feature a Presenting Artist sharing clips of music they love that has interesting compositional elements. Alongside a host, the Presenting Artist explores audio excerpts and topics of interest contained within.


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About the Presenting Artists(s)

Dave Young is a multi-Juno-winning bassist, composer, bandleader and has collaborated with Oscar Peterson, Lenny Breau, and Cedar Walton among countless others. Young’s extensive discography as a leader include 2000’s “Tale Of The Fingers” featuring Cedar Walton and Barry Elmes, the “Side By Side” series, featuring duets with notable pianists including Tommy Flanagan, Mulgrew Miller and Barry Harris, and multiple recordings with the Dave Young-Terry Promane Octet. 2016’s “One Way Up”, featuring special guest Renee Rosnes earned a Juno nomination for Jazz Album of the Year: Group. Young’s most recent recording is 2020’s “Ides of March”, with Kevin Turcotte, Reg Schwager and Terry Clarke. Young’s extensive career as an educator as a staple member of the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Music earned him the IAJE (International Association for Jazz Education) Award for “Outstanding Service to Jazz.” Young is a Member of The Order of Canada - the country’s highest civilian honour.

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