The Larnell Lewis Band feat. Joy Lapps

Sunday, July 3 7:00pm

JAZZ ON THE HILL at Snow Valley Ski Hill

THE JOY LAPPS PROJECT

Joy Lapps is an artist, educator, creative consultant and creative womanist. She holds a Masters in Music Composition from York University, and her proficiency with the tenor pan is recognized internationally. Leading her Afro and Latin-Caribbean Jazz ensemble, The Joy Lapps Project, she has performed at festivals including Afrofest, Toronto’s TD Jazz Festival and Antigua’s Moods of Pan Festival.

Joy has recorded several projects including her most recent release “Morning Sunrise” which is an EP of original steelpan-centered compositions. In addition to her own projects, Joy has performed with artists including Toronto Mass Choir, Stewart Goodyear and Larnell Lewis. She has recorded on multiple albums for other artists including Johnny Reid’s Juno-Award winning What Love is All About and Positive Vibration, Gramps Morgan’s Grammy-nominated record.

THE LARNELL LEWIS BAND

Grammy award-winning musician Larnell Lewis and internationally acclaimed Joy Lapps are joining together for an unforgettable evening. They are known for their use of space, colour, texture, and grooves. A night of Jazz Fusion exploring Afro and Latin-Caribbean Jazz, with a hint of R&B and soul. Their ability to reimagine their compositions and their magical use of improvisation make every evening a unique, one-of-a-kind performance.

Joy Lapps – Steelpan
Larnell Lewis – Drums
Robert Christian – Woodwinds
Elmer Ferrer – Guitar
Andrew McAnsh – Trumpet
Jeremy Ledbetter – Piano/Keyboards
TBC – Electric Bass

LARNELL LEWIS is a GRAMMY Award winning musician, composer, producer, and
educator. A Toronto native, Larnell has quickly established himself as one of the most
diverse and in-demand drummers currently on the music scene. Along with his
long-standing position behind the drums in Snarky Puppy, Larnell has led many highly
successful groups of his own and toured the globe with some of the most well known
names in music, including Laila Biali, Etienne Charles, Gregory Porter, Benny Golson,
Lalah Hathaway, John Scofield, Pat Metheny, Lisa Fisher, Kurt Elling, Gary Burton, and
More.

 

The Larnell Lewis Band feat. Joy Lapps

$30.00 + S/C

Sunday, July 3 7:00pm

JAZZ ON THE HILL at Snow Valley Ski Hill
13204 Rainbow Valley Rd NW

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