w/ Victor Jones (drums); Roberta Piket (piano); Alex Blake (bass) and special guests :
Michael Arthurs (sax) and Alexander Brown (trumpet)
“Whether playing funk, rock or jazz, Victor Jones is one cat that gets it right”
“If you were lucky enough to hear Roberta Piket…you heard an exceptional talent…with probing lyricism and creative fluency…a fine instinct for leading a rhythm section…always taking the music to a more elevated plateau.”
-Los Angeles New Times-
Best known as the drummer of Stan Getz, Little Jimmy Scott, Chaka Kahn, and Michael Petrucciani – VICTOR JONES has also worked with Woody Shaw, James Moody’s, Wynton Marsalis, Nile Rogers and tons more. Recognized as one of the most prolific and eclectic drummers in jazz today, he appears on more than two hundred recordings and soundtracks. A two time Grammy nominee – one time winner, and a one time Oscar nominated artist. Victor began his musical journey back in the late 60’s as a classical trumpet player in his hometown of East Orange, New Jersey. After 10 years of studying trumpet he became interested in the drums from listening to Ringo and the Beatles and then discovered the music of James Brown, Jimmy Hendrix, John Coltrane and Miles Davis.
Internationally recognized for his consistent, subtle and stylish drumming on stage and in the studio, Victor Jones is known as an innovator who is not afraid to bring together different styles and sounds. He has played on hundreds of recordings, played hundreds of live concerts and performed in clubs everywhere on this planet, often as a backing musician for a variety of well-known artists.
For the past five years Victor has been recording and performing with his own group, Culture-Versy, effortlessly blending Hip Hop, Urban Soul, Modern Jazz and Funk. Victor Jones is a leader that understands and plays with every facet of great American Music and popular art forms.
Date: Sunday October 6, 2019
Venue: Remix, 1305 Dundas Street East
Performance Time: 7pm
Tickets (order below): $25 early bird (until Oct. 1, 5pm) / $35 adv. (until show date, 5pm)
Victor Jones is here for 2 concerts evenings (please see below for more details). Supporters Price for both concerts: $40 early bird