$12 – $15

Jazz Fest: Dean Pierno Quartet

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Cafe Blackbird

9640 142 Street Northwest

Edmonton, AB T5N 4B2

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Welcome to Jazz Fest! Cafe Blackbird is pleased to be part of the TD Edmonton International Jazz Festival Club Series! From June 22- July 1st, we'll be showcasing some of the best Jazz artists around! Tickets are $12-$15 + convenience fees in advance. There is limited seating, so purchase your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment!

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We're incredibly excited to have Dean Pierno back on the Cafe Blackbird stage this Jazz Fest! The Quarete offers an eclectic mix of originals, standards, Swing, ECM, R&B, and funk. Inspired by the music of Miles Davis, Jack DeJohnette, Pat Metheny,John Scofield, Steve Gadd and Oscar Peterson just to name a few.

Dean Pierno, drummer, percussionist, bandleader, has been making his living in music for over 30 years. Recently moved back to Edmonton, Alberta, Dean’s musical journey has included gigs and performances with: Tommy Banks, Gary Guthman (Harry James Tribute), The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Don Rickles Orchestra, The Louie Armstrong Tribute, Ekos (Edmonton Kiwanis) Singers, Ian Stewart, Ashley MacIsaac, The Legendary Platters, Andrew Glover, Tyler Hamilton, Edmonton Musical Theater, Bjorn Thoroddsen (Iceland guitarist) and Rollanda Lee just to name a few. Fluent in all styles of music, Dean is passionate about providing the perfect groove for any song.

Accompanying Dean will be Jean Francois Picard, who hails from Quebec City, but has been one of Edmonton’s top saxophone players for over 16 years. Recently retired from the Canadian Armed Forces, JF was a band member for 30 years. JF has shared the stage with world class players such as Tommy Banks, PJ Perry, Guido Basso, Vic Vogel Big Band, Dennis Christensen Big Band, Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Wycliff Gordon, Bob Sheppard and Baron Stripling and many more. JF recently completed his Masters Arranger Certificate at Berklee College and currently conducts the Gateway and St­ City Big Bands. He is a first call player in the Edmonton music scene.

Rounding out the quartet will be Bruce Mohacsy on keys and Josh McHan on bass.

Get a sample of what's in store:
http://www.deanpierno.com/

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9640 142 Street Northwest

Edmonton, AB T5N 4B2

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