OLG Free the Jazz
Mark Ferguson - piano & trombone
Mike Tremblay - saxes
John Geggie - double bass
Scott Latham - drums
Pianist, trombonist, composer, arranger, producer, and music educator Mark Ferguson has performed with many of the world’s great artists including Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Gil Evans, Nelson Riddle, Dionne Warwick, Natalie Cole, Tom Jones, Rosemary Clooney, Aretha Franklin and Gladys Knight, to name a few.
Saxophonist and woodwind specialist Mike Tremblay has more than 35 years of experience. He frequently performs with many ensembles including the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Ottawa Jazz Orchestra and several theatre companies. Mike’s latest project, “Apple Face” was recorded with co-leader Mark Ferguson and Canadian jazz icons Dave Young and Terry Clark.
Double bassist John Geggie is an internationally established performer and composer. He performs regularly with the National Arts Centre Orchestra and Thirteen Strings Chamber Orchestra. He has programmed, curated and performed in his own invitational series of concerts (The Geggie Series) at the NAC Fourth Stage and hosted the Ottawa Jazz Festival’s Late Night Jam Series for over 20 years.
Drummer, vibraphonist, and percussionist Scott Latham, besides being active on the local freelance and jazz scenes, performs full-time as a member of the Central Band of the Canadian Armed Forces. He has recorded with Mark Ferguson, the Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy and the RCAF Band.