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Mary Lou Sicoly + John Ebata + Patricia
February 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Patricia has performed throughout North America with artists that include Michael Burgess, Patty Page and Regis Philbin. She is a longtime member of the JUNO Award® winning Neufeld-Occhipinti Jazz Orchestra, and has contributed to the pit orchestra of the Shaw Festival Theatre through several productions.
Her compositions and arrangements have been performed by big bands, concert bands, choirs and soloists.
Her debut album, “The Absolute Faith Orchestra”, was called “an astonishing recording” by the Toronto Star music critic, Geoff Chapman.
Patricia holds a B.F.A. (Honours), M.A. and a PhD in music and teaches at Centennial College and Ryerson University. We are most fortunate to have Patricia as our “jazz” teacher.
John Ebata- Bio
He is respected in all the extended categories of musician, songwriter, producer, musical director, arranger and recording engineer.
John is a third generation Japanese-Canadian although his musical work has been with cultures from around the world. He was recording engineer
for Juno nominated Jazz albums, Black Music composer’s award for song of the year and perfor
med and recorded with the likes of Buffy St. Marie, Oscar Peterson, Morris Albert, Jack Lenz, Alan Parsons and Waleed Abdulhamid.
Mary Lou Sicoly-bio
A versatile talent, including classical pianist, Mary Lou has sung with everything from big bands to small ensembles as well as solo performances from classical to world to jazz styles. Equally adept in the recording studio she has written and recorded for children’s albums and jingles where she received her Juno award nominations. Mary Lou has toured throughout the world for festivals in varied musical styles and to exotic places such as performing in the Arctic with Strings Across the Sky. With all sizes of orchestra or simple piano, she brings an energetic, world-class musical presentation to every performance.