Brenda Lewis Jazz Trio (ON)
Her adept jazz sensibility is beautifully displayed; her consummate vocal skill shines throughout “ (Lesley Mitchell-Clarke, The WholeNote).
Originally from eastern Ontario, this year versatile Guelph-based jazz vocalist Brenda Lewis was honoured with her induction into “The Brockville and Area Music & Performing Arts Hall of Fame (her hometown). Also, the past couple of year or so have seen her featured regionally in her own “25 Years of Singing” Celebration in the Guelph Youth Music Centre’s Concert Series, The Jazz Room’s “Women in Jazz” Series, The 2018 Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival, and in “The Breithaupt Bros Come Home to Kitchener (Registry Theatre’s Jazz Series). Recently presented by The Old Mill’s Home Smith Bar, McMichael Gallery, Merrickville’s Jazz Fest, and 1000 Islands Jazz Festival, her latest CD, “Far & Near” has garnered rave reviews and airplay on JAZZ-FM, CBC and beyond. This is her 7th year presented by Diana Downtown along with longtime music partner, acclaimed Toronto jazz guitarist Margaret Stowe and they are once again joined by Guelph’s own Cowboy Junkie / Tamarack-er Jeff Bird on upright bass and harmonica.
Saturday, 14 September, 6:00pm, Diana Downtown, Dinner Reservations required (call 519-836-3460)