Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday throughout the Spring, the Home Smith Bar at the Old Mill Toronto showcases some of the most important instrumentalists and leading vocalists on today’s jazz scene in the cozy intimacy of one of Toronto’s best-loved lounges.
ROSS WOOLDRIDGE, multi-instrumentalist, clarinet virtuoso, composer, arranger, conductor, and leader of the acclaimed ‘Tribute to Benny Goodman’ Sextet, a stellar group stocked with world class musicians, currently celebrates the recent release of the Sextet’s critically-praised self-titled new CD.
He is also the accomplished leader/musical director of Toronto’s respected Galaxy All Star Orchestra (featuring Wooldridge in shows including “Benny Meets Artie“: a Tribute to the Big Bands of Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman; “In The Mood”: a Tribute to the music of Glenn Miller; and “Carnegie Hall 1938“: a re-creation of Benny Goodman’s landmark 1938 Carnegie Hall Concert), leads the “Artie Shaw and His Gramercy 5” tribute band, and co-leads the popular traditional jazz band, “The Dixie Demons”, an ensemble with two albums to their credit and a three-decade history of delighting audiences all over the province.
This evening’s all-star ROSS WOOLDRIDGE TRIO also features jazz masters REG SCHWAGER on guitar and NEIL SWAINSON on bass, entertaining in the up-close-and-personal ambience of The Home Smith Bar.
* Minimum Food & Beverage
* $ 20.00 per person
* Taxes & Gratuities Additional
Limited Seating Available
Location: Home Smith bar June 13