Jake Hanlon & Amy Brandon in CONCERT THIS SATURDAY
This Saturday, September 10th at 7:30 pm, come to the gallery to hear a Jazz guitar duo with Jake Hanlon and Amy Brandon.
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Jake Hanlon is a Jazz guitarist, composer, performer and educator based on the East Coast. He has performed in England, Mexico, Japan, throughout America and Canada. Hanlon has earned 3 nominations by the ECMA on projects for Jazz Recording of the Year for his albums as a leader, Follow in 2012 and Autumn Song in 2015. Hanlon’s 3rd nomination for that category is for BiCostal Collective Chapter 4 in 2015.
Hanlon is an alumnus of the University of North Texas (2008) and Saint Francis Xavier University (2003), as well as, of the Betty Carter Jazz Ahead composition residency in Washington DC (2007). Since completing his Masters Degree, Hanlon has been on the faculty at Saint Francis Xavier University where he teaches Jazz Guitar, Jazz Composition, History of Popular Music, World Music Online, Jazz Improvisation as well as a Rhythm Section Seminar and coaching small ensembles.
Amy Brandon is a Truro-based guitarist and composer whose original compositions and improvised pieces draw from the worlds of jazz, classical and electroacoustic music creating evocative sonic landscapes. She holds an MA in composition from the University of Ottawa and is currently completing an PhD in guitar skill acquisition and cognition at Dalhousie University. She has performed at several festivals including the Ottawa International Jazz Festival, the 2013 Guitar Now Festival, the 2016 Open Waters Festival, and attended the Banff International Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music in 2015. She has toured with several prominent Canadian musicians including Juno winner Mike Rud, composer and guitarist Roddy Ellias and classical guitarist Sylvie Proulx. In addition to performing and composition, she has written academic work concerning improvisation and guitar pedagogy, presented at the 2015 International Society for Improvised Music’s conference, Switzerland, and the 2016 International Guitar Research Centre Conference, UK. Her work was published in Just Jazz Guitar Magazine.
Suggested donation per person is $10 at the door.
100% of proceeds go to the performers.
Doors open at 7:00 pm. Limited seating