Date(s) - 10/11/2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
McMillan Arts Centre
The Ken McDonald Quartet is an exuberant and dynamically diverse jazz ensemble hailing from Toronto, Ontario. Bassist/leader Ken McDonald formed the group in 2008 in order to create music that takes inspiration from a colorful array of influences. With Paul Metcalfe (saxophones), Demetri Petsalakis (guitar/oud) and Lowell Whitty (drums) rounding out the ensemble, the Ken McDonald Quartet fuses modern and traditional jazz disciplines while stealing world music influences ranging from Brazil, the Middle East and New Orleans. The melody has always been the main focus in Ken’s music and this band brings these tuneful compositions to life with an unbridled rhythmic drive and an exciting spark of spontaneity.
Pick 6 Package: Any 6 performances in our 2017-18 season for $99 ($90 for OCAC members) – see Pick 6 Performance Package to order this option