Aeolian Blog

Bruce Hoadley – Bio

June 2022

Bruce Hoadley has been a school music educator, a professional trombonist, a clinician and a worship leader throughout his many years in music. Originally from Hamilton Ontario, Bruce did not begin playing music until his family moved to Port Alberni […]

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Big Bandemic – Bio

June 2022

With the start of the pandemic in early 2020, all live wind-instrument playing stopped. By the end of the year, musicians were restless to find a place to play, so Karl Hermann and John Thompson started a group that used […]

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The Young Ones – Bio

June 2022

The Young Ones” play jazzed up  instrumental versions  of 60’s pop tunes, tv and movie themes . It’s a unique repertoire like you’ve never heard before! John Kenny, Guitar John’s attachment to the guitar began around the time he was eight, […]

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Peter Karle – Bio

June 2022

Peter is a Kenora boy whose jazz inspired Radiohead, Sting and Miles show sold out Aeolian Hall.  He always has a new project on the go including stage work like playing for Jesus Christ Superstar and Funhome in between all […]

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Bio – Gina Farrugia & Peter Karle

June 2022

Gina Farrugia is a jazz musician and educator from Southwestern Ontario who studied voice, violin and arts admin at the University of Waterloo and started her career in Hamburg, Germany. She regularly performs with Peter Karle and with jazz and […]

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Nicole Tan – Bio

June 2022

Born in Malaysia, Nicole initially moved to Canada to pursue her musical endeavours in classical piano and voice in 2009. Upon completing her Masters in Vocal Performance and Literature at Western University in 2015, she found herself unexpectedly gravitating toward […]

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ENCHANTÉ – Bio

June 2022

Enchanté will take you on a rockin “Franco-Fun” road trip. You’ll hear an upbeat bilingual mix of Jazz, Cajun, Cabaret and French-Canadian party music all the way from Cochrane (and even London) Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick down to Lafayette and New […]

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Laurraine Sigouin – Bio

June 2022

Laurraine Sigouin has appeared as a singer at Maggie’s, Aeolian Hall, Restaurant Ninety-One, London Music Club, Jazz by the Bog, London Jazz Society, and at the long-standing “Jazz for the People” concert series. She is a proud member of the […]

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Bryan Gloyd Combo – Bio

June 2022

Bryan Gloyd, Piano Bryan Gloyd’s musical career has many facets including working as a church musician, recording artist and jazz pianist. Bryan has accompanied many local musicians and organized jazz programming at The Aeolian. He has also accompanied two-time Grammy […]

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Hilary Welch – Bio

June 2022

Evoking influences of early Sarah Vaughan and the powerhouse 60’s soul singers, Hilary showcases her range through the performance of beloved jazz standards and the re-imagination of popular music. The time Hilary spent studying Jazz at the University of Toronto […]

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