Our 10th Festival – on the Next Generation Stage

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The Tones Trio

Saturday Sept. 16 2017 • 12:00 PM

Hailing From Hamilton Ontario, The Tones Trio consists of vocalist Aisha Barrow, Guitarist Vasya Mykyteiek and Bassist Spencer Devolin. These students from Mohawk College share passion for jazz, and have come together to entertain jazz lovers alike.

Christophe Boulianne Trio

Saturday Sept. 16 2017 • 1:45 PM

Mohawk College’s third year Jazz Trio. Christophe Boulianne (drums), Nik Hirst (keyboard), and Nathan Brown (bass) have been playing jazz together since the beginning of their careers as college music students. Learning from some of the best teachers in the GTA, these three young men come together to showcase the talent that Mohawk College has to offer.

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Andrew Ripenburg

Saturday Sept 16 2017 • 4:30 PM

Andrew Ripenburg is a passionate young jazz trombonist enrolled in his third year of music at Mohawk College. His fellow musicians in the quartet, Nik Hirst on piano, Kurtis Vandevrie on drums, and Spencer Devolin on bass, are also all Mohawk music students. “They’re great players, extremely talented, and overall a great bunch of guys. It’s always great getting a chance to play together.” – Andrew Ripenburg. The quartet is excited and honored to be a part of this year’s festival.