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Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival Presents: Kirk McDonald Generations Quartet
March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The 10th TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Fest is showcasing works by celebrated jazz musicians. Six shows will be streamed FREE on YouTube and Facebook through Mar 4 – 6 from Arts Court Theatre. The direct video links will be available right here, our homepage or the artist page on the date and time listed.
Complete your TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Fest experience with a delicious meal from one of our great local partners, specially curated for the Festival.
A “bridge between traditional & modern saxophone playing”, the Toronto based “giant of Canadian jazz” has over 50 CDs as leader and sideman. Saxophonist, prolific composer and multiple Juno Award Nominee/Winner Kirk MacDonald, has been recognized as one of Canada’s greatest for over 35 years. MacDonald has played in the US, France, Italy, Holland, Monaco, Egypt, Australia, Korea, Bermuda, the Bahamas, and Spain. Most recently, playing the Jaipur Jazz Festival and other major jazz venues in India just before the onset of COVID-19.
Kirk is joined by Virginia MacDonald who, at the age of twenty-five, has notably established herself as a respected, sought-after musician. Kirk and Virginia will be joined by Toronto – based drummer Morgan Childs and bassist Neil Swainson, both leading players on the international Jazz scene.