Allison Au Quartet

TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival

Saturday February 1 @ 10:30pm, Arts Court Theatre

Bio

Featuring:
Allison Au - alto saxophone
Todd Pentney - piano
Jon Maharaj - bass
Fabio Ragnelli - drums

Alto saxophonist Allison Au is recognized for her sound inspired by post-bop idioms, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, pop music forms and R&B cadences. Au is a force as an improviser, composer and bandleader. Her debut album, “The Sky Was Pale Blue, then Grey” earning a Juno nomination (2013), and her sophomore album “Forest Grove” won the Juno for "Best Jazz Album of the Year: Group" (2016). In 2019, the Quartet garnered yet another Juno nomination for "Best Jazz Album of the Year: Group" for "Wander Wonder." The Allison Au Quartet has toured extensively in Canada and the US inspiring audiences.

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