The Order of Canada Jazz Ensemble with Terry Clarke, Dave Young, Tommy Banks and Jens Lindemann, along with guest guitarist Reg Schwager are making a special appearance at ArtsFest Waterdown – performing their arrangement of Oscar Peterson’s Canadiana Suite, accompanied by the Swing Shift Big Band will close the festival on Sunday night. An earlier set with guest vocalists Sophie Milman, Alex Pangman and Genevieve Marentette promises to be a highlight. Also announced is the Canada 150 All Star Blues Band, featuring Donnie Walsh, Chuck Jackson and Pat Carey from Downchild, Hamilton’s own Rita Chiarelli, piano wonderkind Michael Kaeshammer, Carlos Del Junco and the rhythm section of Bucky Berger and Terry Wilkins. Also added on Sunday – Jadea Kelly, and Founders from NYC to an already stellar line up including Canadian Brass, Susan Aglukark, The Shuffle Demons, and The Mozart Effect Chamber Ensemble. What a way to end a summer weekend!


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