Jazz with Chris Wallace’s Many Names Trio, Friday June 10

Chris_Wallace_cFriday June 10, 2016, at 8 pm, $15 / $10 students. Jazz with Chris Wallace‘s Many Names Trio: Adrean Farrugia on piano, Artie Roth on bass, Chris Wallace on drums. They will be exploring original compositions by each of the three members of the trio as well as playing some classic piano trio jazz standards.
Chris Wallace, a drummer and composer originally from Regina, lived a decade in Edinburgh, Scotland where he became a central figure in the Scottish jazz community. Chris is now based in Toronto. Best known for his work with the trios NeWt (Scottish Jazz Ensemble of the year 2012) and Breach, Chris also released his own quartet album “Looking Glass” under the band name Loose Grip. Just before leaving Scotland, he formed the Chris Wallace Quintet and recorded the album “Identity” which is now available for digital download. Chris’ new project is called “Chris Wallace’s Many Names. Featuring Jeff King on tenor sax, Adrean Farrugia on piano and Dan Fortin on bass. The ‘Many Names’ EP was recorded in Toronto on December 6th and a full album is planned for 2016.  “…a drummer of supreme musicality.”  John Shand – Sydney Morning Herald

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