Boss Brass Reunion Concert


Saturday, October 18, 2014
Koerner Hall (Toronto)
8:00 pm

A rare reunion of Canada’s greatest big band – “Rob McConnell’s Boss Brass” at  Koerner Hall in Toronto. McConnell passed away in 2010 and his family has agreed to let The Royal Conservatory assemble 21 of Rob’s long time band members – a who’s who of Canadian Jazz, including Don Thompson, Guido Basso and Terry Clark to name a few. Rick Wilkins will be conducting with stories from Ted O’Reilly.

Rob McConnell’s Boss Brass:
Rick Wilkins,Conductor
Saxes: John Johnson, Vern Dorge, Alex Dean, Mike Murley, and Bob Leonard
Trumpets: Guido Basso, David Dunlop, Jason Logue, Steve McDade, John MacLeod, and Kevin Turcotte
Trombones: Alastair Kay, Russ Little, Bob Livingston, and Terry Promane
Piano: David Restivo
Drums: Terry Clarke
Bass: Steve Wallace
Guitar: Lorne Lofsky
Percussion: Brian Barlow
Stories: Ted O’Reilly