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“…firmly established as an innovative force within the world of jazz..” – National Post

“creativity, inventiveness, eclecticism… an unclassifiable pianist, a great virtuoso, a genius composer…” –L’Express

“…astonishing technique, authentic heir to the greatest pianists of Toronto classical pianist Glenn Gould and jazz musician Oscar Peterson.. breathtaking!” – Trud (Russia)

Pianist, composer, recording artist RON DAVIS has released 12 critically acclaimed albums, and travelled the world playing his innovative, fresh music. From Toronto to Tokyo to London, airplay of his recordings has been worldwide and extensive.

He is the founder of SymphRONica – jazz, world, groove, pop, classical music, collaborating widely with Argentinean street dancers to Japanese drummers to spoken word and tap dance.   They are repeat performers on BBC and CBC, and have had three triumphant concert runs in Scotland at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world’s largest arts festival. In 2015, Davis was a Critic’s Choice performer at the Pan American Games. More recently, SymphRONica were guest performers at the official Canada Day / Canada150 celebrations in Trafalgar Square, London. Ron and SymphRONica collaborate widely- from Argentinean street dancers to Japanese drummers to spoken word and tap dance. 

 
Tonight, the RON DAVIS TRIO features jazz masters PAUL NOVOTNY on bass and STEVE HEATHCOTE on drums, entertaining in the up-close-and-personal ambience of The  Home Smith Bar.