The TD Halifax Jazz Festival Presents – at The Carleton…
With over 45 recordings to date, as both a band leader and sideman, recent ECMA winner and jazz veteran Kirk MacDonald is one of Canada’s most sought-after saxophonists. Show time is 11 PM and tickets, available from the Halifax Jazz Festival are available HERE.
With an established reputation as one of Canada’s leading saxophonists, Kirk MacDonald cut his first record at the age of 13 and hasn’t stopped since. Throughout his career he has worked with many leading musicians in a variety of musical genres, performing on over 45 albums as both leader and sideman and on stages across the globe, earning a lengthy list of awards and recognitions for both his playing and compositions along the way. Most recently, he took home the ECMA for Best Jazz Recording for his 2014 release, Symmetry. The sheer variety of original recordings and collaborations MacDonald has accomplished during his career is evidence of his imaginative and ever-evolving prowess as a horn player—don’t miss your chance to see for yourself.
Personnel: Kirk MacDonald (tenor saxophone), Steve Kirby (bass), Dave Laing (drums)