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With Special Guests

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Paul Stevenson, Trumpet Jump to Info for Paul Stevenson, Trumpet

Friday February 11, 2022
7:30 pm  
$20 for a One Month Subscription   

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Headliner

Laurraine Sigouin

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Love is in the air…

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 wonderful vocal ensemble Mosaic, which has performed at the Home County Folk Festival and the Montreal Jazz Festival. She also performs with LP Soul, a collective of soul-loving musicians who are passionate about creating a musical experience that moves and grooves. Along with Jake Levesque, she founded Enchanté which has been serving up a bilingual mix of jazz and other styles of music to London area audiences since 2004. Their motto is “Laissez les bons temps rouler!”, which is French for “Let the good times roll!”.

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Headliner

Aeolian Phoenix Sessions

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Welcome to the Aeolian Phoenix Sessions

The Aeolian Phoenix Sessions take centre stage… in the comfort of your own home. Every month we premier at least four productions recorded at Aeolian’s studios or in the artist’s home.

The Aeolian Phoenix Sessions are intended to provide patrons with a cross-section of the music going experience. From classical to jazz, rock to country, and bluegrass to folk, the Sessions aim to bring music back into your home and heart.

Interested in one show only? Trust us: you’ll like what you see. Try the Phoenix Sessions all month and experience a few productions that you might never have seen in person.

Our goal was to reignite live music and get artists on stage, technicians behind the soundboard and our patrons on their feet listening to extraordinary talent in extraordinary times.

Terms and Conditions

Membership to the Phoenix Sessions is $20 per month (automatically recurring) and you select the productions you wish to enjoy.

Cancel anytime by contacting boxoffice@aeolianhall.ca.

We do not have a multi-viewer pass. If you plan to safely watch with friends or family, please consider donating to further offset the costs associatedwith these productions.

Tickets to individual productions are not available.

Upon registration and after monthly validation, you will receive a confirmation email including a link that youx will use each time you wish to view aperformance. Save that link… But we are always here to help. Contact us at boxoffice@aeolianhall.ca if you lose your pass.

Shows will be available on the date and time specified on Aeolian’s website.

Payment is final. No refunds will be offered.

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Special Guest

Steven Holowitz, Piano

Stephen Holowitz moved to London, Ontario in 1983 from his home town of Thunder Bay, Ontario to study pipe organ and piano at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating he dedided to make London his home. He currently teaches at A.B. Lucas Secondary School and is organist at St. James Westminster Anglican Church. In addition to these two occupations, Stephen is busy as a soloist or accompanist in classical, jazz and pop styles.

He was featured in 1999 with the London Encore Concert Band performing works by Duke Ellington and Hoagy Carmichael. He has performed with Orchestra London, the Gerald Fagan Singers, Herencia Latina, and the Hot Latkes Klezmer Band. He is keyboardist and co-composer for the Antler River Project, a London based ensemble that blends jazz, world music, and contemporary compositions into a unique musical experience. They completed a tour of Ireland in July of 2001 with the Guelph Chamber Choir.

Stephen composed music for the Grand Theatre’s world premier of ‘North’ by Greg Nelson (2000) as well as ‘The Wind in the Willows’ (1998) and ‘Anne’ (1999.) On October 17th in addition to Stephen on piano, we will be treated to the talents of Oliver Whitehead on guitar and Sandy MacKay on drums plus a number of special guests.

London vocalist Jessie Ross will be part of the afternoon’s entertainment. At 13 her idols included Ella Fitgerald, Sara Vaughn and Carmen McCrea. Jussie has received the International Young sosoist Award from the Rose Kennedy Foundation. She has performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. and with a number of Canada’s most respected musicians including Jeff Healey, Guido Basso, Chase Sndborn, et al. Jessie recently returned from Italy where she took part in a festival, made two television appearances on RAI, Italy’s national broadcaster. In June she returned to the Kennedy Center where she participated in an International Festival.

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Special Guest

Paul Stevenson, Trumpet

At home in jazz, orchestral or commercial settings, Paul has been described as one of Canada’s most versatile trumpet players.  Paul possesses an outstanding command and understanding of the trumpet.  No matter the style, Paul is able to capture the subtle nuances and brings great energy and excitement to the music being performed. As a performer Paul is in great demand, and has played for such international artists as Michael Bolton, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Diana Krall, Roger Hodgson, Natalie Cole, and many others.

Paul is a freelance trumpet player, and Head of Music at a high school with the Thames Valley District School Board. For the past 20 years, Paul has been principal trumpet of Brassroots, a 10-piece brass and percussion ensemble, and is also principal trumpet with the Jeans and Classics Rock Symphony.

As a regular soloist with Jeans ’n Classics, Paul’s solo shows include Blood Sweat and Tears, Earth Wind and Fire, and Chicago, performed with symphonies to great reviews across North America, from Texas to Florida.

Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Paul began his trumpet studies with Jim Ford, former principal trumpet of Orchestra London Canada.  Paul graduated from Western University with his BA and MM in performance, and is currently in his second year of the Doctorate of Musical Arts Program at Western University.

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