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paul taylor collective

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

With techniques acquired more in welding school and fab shops than during the completion of his degrees and diplomas, publishing and record contracts, film scores and jingles, residency gigs, festivals, tours, workshops, radio, television, club and sidewalk appearances, Paul Taylor has been known to literally break in pianos. He broke three strings on the old piano at Manhattans and put his finger right through a keyboard – “I like being a welder/fitter, it gives me better tone.”

Not following in her family operatic tradition, Anne Power has been singing for many years in various bands. This includes: Pop, Rock, Top 40’s and jazz. Her main focus are vocals with backup on piano, sax and guitar. Anne has done recordings, played clubs, local musical venues, side walk performances and small theatre.

Originally from Winnipeg’s north end, Ron Braschuk picked up the guitar in 1967 after years of hearing his Dad’s 78 r.p.m. boogie-woogie and swing records. After the “will weld or play guitar for beer” years lost their shine, he founded and led the classic R & B band “Night Train” for 11 yrs. around the GTA.  He now resides in Guelph with his wife Barb and Bara “the wonder dog.”

Jeff Allman is a multi-instrumentalist whose main focus is drums and percussion. He started out on saxophone, but his true passion has always been drums and percussion. In highschool he studied both sax and drums, but became more serious about drumming in his senior year and decided to pursue Classical percussion at Ottawa University. While  at Ottawa University, he studied both music and sociology; he left his studies early to teach drums at the Canadian Conservatory of music in Ottawa. Jeff enjoys both performing and teaching and can’t imagine doing one without the other. He has played in many different musical ensembles; everything from rock bands to Community orchestras. Over the years he has also learned how to play piano, guitar, bass and hand percussion. Playing a variety of instruments has allowed Jeff to discover and enjoy different vehicles for his musical expression.  Jeff currently works as a Developmental service worker at Community living in Cambridge and also teaches drums part time at L&M Waterloo. 

 

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Date:
April 20
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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