Pianist/composer Ron Davis is one of the most original, enjoyable voices in jazz. He has 10 acclaimed albums, has toured and performed widely. He is the founder of SymphRONica. “One of the great minds in jazz.” – Jazz FM91. www.rondavismusic.com
Daniela Nardi and her Espresso Manifesto Italian jazz project have played the Montreal Jazz Festival, Koerner Hall, and Russia’s historic Tchaikowsky Hall. She is a Canadian Smooth Jazz Award Female Vocalist of the Year and NOW magazine Readers Pick Award – Best Female Vocalist winner. www.danielanardi.com
A Musical Celebration of Jewish and Italian Heritage Months
Ron Davis and Daniela Nardi
Hosted by Errol Nazareth
Pianist and composer Ron Davis’ SymphRONica is an exciting and innovative blend of jazz, world, Jewish and classical music. Italian-Canadian world/jazz singer, pianist and songwriter Daniela Nardi created Espresso Manifesto in order to discover, showcase and reinterpret the scintillating spirit of Italian music and culture. Along with some of Canada’s finest musicians, SymphRONica and Espresso Manifesto now combine forces to explore their Jewish and Italian roots in vocal and instrumental song. It’s a performance that will simply enthrall you!
Ron Davis (piano), Daniela Nardi (vocals), Kevin Barrett (guitar), Mike Downes (bass), Steve Heathcoate (drums), Aline Homzy (violin), Andrew Chung (violin), Laurence Schaufele (viola), Raphael Weinroth-Browne (cello).
Presented by Beth Torah Congregation