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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.
STC | TD Niagara Jazz Festival | Virtual Concert | The Neil McVey Duo
Date and time
This activity runs the duration of Culture Days.
St. Catharines Digital Activity
St. Catharines, ON
Directions: More information and registration (if applicable) can be found online at www.stcatharines.ca/culturedays.
Offered in English.
Enjoy this livestreamed performance with our compliments. Donations in support of our Festival and our artists are gratefully accepted. www.NiagaraJazzFestival.com/donations
About Neil McVey:
Originally from Scotland, Neil came to Canada at the age of eight. Neil started playing guitar at the age of 12 and became interested in Jazz as a teenager after hearing Wes Montgomery, Jim Hall, and John Abercrombie.
He studied guitar with Reg Schwager, and Lorne Lofsky at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario and jazz arranging with the late Dave McMurdo, and Mike Malone.
Neil attended the Banff Jazz Program an 1996. He also did a Jazz intensive study with Don Thompson at Humber College. While there he studied guitar with John Handy, Sonny Greenwich, and John Abercrombie.
Well versed in many musical genres, Neil has played everything from Jazz to Rock to Country, to Funk and R&B.
Neil has played with Kenny Wheeler, Don Thompson, Randy Brecker, John Sherwood, John Davidson, Fred Travelina, Ralf Buschmeyer, Aaron Young, Mike Malone, Henri Brown, John Faddis, PJ Perry, and members of Jack Soul, and the Philosopher Kings. He also plays regularly with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and Theatre Calgary.
Neil is an active freelancer, member of the Ambrose Jazz Faculty and private guitar teacher in Calgary, Alberta where he now lives with his wife and two young children.
Visit Neil online: www.instagram.com/neil_mcvey
TD Niagara Jazz Festival
The TD Niagara Jazz Festival is a cutting edge celebration of all types of jazz, performed in intimate indoor and outdoor venues in the heart of Niagara’s stunning wine country. The TD Niagara Jazz Festival presents the finest Canadian and internationally-acclaimed jazz musicians by way of spectacular concerts, and free performances throughout Niagara.
More information can be found at: https://niagarajazzfestival.com/
This event is part of a hub:
The TD Niagara Jazz Festival gathers a selection of Livestream recordings of concerts presented during COVID, including artists from across the globe and right here at home in Niagara. The TD Niagara Jazz Festival is a cutting edge celebra...