Merrickville United Arts Centre
100 St. Lawrence St.
Sunday October 20, 2019, 4:00PM
The Ferguson/Tremblay quartet will be performing original music from their new recording “Appleface”, featuring compositions by Mark Ferguson and Mike Tremblay.
They’ll be joined by Ottawa jazz stalwarts, Normand Glaude and Scott Latham.
- Mark Ferguson – Piano & Trombone
- Mike Tremblay – Saxophones
- Normand Glaude – Double Bass
- Scott Latham – Drums
Mark Ferguson Bio:
Mark Ferguson is a pianist, trombonist, composer, arranger, producer, and music educator.
Mark is a Faculty Lecturer (jazz, trombone) at McGill University, a Performance Instructor (Jazz Piano/Trombone)/ Sessional Lecturer at Carleton University and is active as a jazz clinician at high schools and universities across Canada.
He has performed with many of the world’s great artists including Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Gil Evans, Nelson Riddle, Dionne Warwick, Natalie Cole, Tom Jones, Rosemary Clooney, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Gino Vanelli, Rob McConnell & the Boss Brass, Holly Cole, Manteca, The Funk Brothers and the National Arts Centre Orchestra.
Mike Tremblay Bio:
Canadian saxophonist Mike Tremblay has more than 30 years in the music industry as a woodwind specialist, and educator.
He is an associate performance faculty member at Carleton University where he teaches saxophone, ensembles, jazz improvising, and is the co-founder and director of the annual Carleton University Jazz Camp.
Mike frequently performs with he National Arts Centre Orchestra, the Ottawa Jazz Orchestra, the Cosmos Saxophone Quartet,and many other groups around the National Capital region. Some of his performance credits include: Natalie Cole, Alanis Morrissette, Lou Rawls, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Mark Ferguson, John Geggie, Dave Young and Terry Clarke.