Thursday, March 1, 2012

Melissa Lauren CD launch and Larry Carlton at Mohawk

Melissa Lauren CD Release Party

As you may know, I'm a big fan of Melissa's and tonight she launches a CD at the Rex - the 9:30 show accompanied by a great band:

Eric St-Laurent - guitar
Ross MacIntyre - bass
Ernesto Cervini - percussion
Matt Newton - Piano
Ryan Oliver - Tenor Sax
William Sperendai - Trumpet


Her CD is called "The Other Side" and features a number of original tunes. Cover is $10 - well worth it - way to go Melissa!

Another great event happens at Mohawk College on March 9th - the legendary guitarist Larry Carlton is appearing for a fundraising event for the Friends of Mohawk College.
Thanks to Carissa Kimbell for letting me know about event - Carissa is a "Jazzology" guest this year and promising young vocalist.

He will be performing with the Mohawk College Faculty Band...read more about Larry in this article from the Hamilton Spectator:

http://www.thespec.com/whatson/article/678959--legendary-guitarist-was-shot-in-a-gang-attack-and-got-even-better

Tickets are $35/$25 for students...for more info:

http://www.sfmmusic.ca/

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