A Time for Love | Gold Star Series
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Just in time for Valentines Day, enjoy an evening with The Tanya Wills Quartet!
Join us in the beautiful Concert Hall at Victoria Hall for a romantic evening. One night only – Saturday, February 12, at 8:00pm.
Singer/songwriter Tanya Wills has been a vocalist with many big bands and has sung everything from swing to blues and jazz. Known not only for her dynamic performance, but also as a great vocal technician, Tanya has a background in Music Theatre and has studied classically.
She brings her sensual and evocative sound to the stage with three of her favourite gentlemen – master musicians, Bill Bridges, Jordan Klapman and Ron Johnston.
Bill Bridges is one of the most sought after arrangers of symphonic music in Canada. Bill has played for such artists as Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Petula Clarke, Eartha Kitt, Vic Damone, Tony Bennett, and Lena Horne.
Ron Johnston has been professionally performing and recording with a number of different groups since 1971. Ron has also appeared in TV shows and Films as a musician extra, including being a main band member in the Oscar winning film “Chicago”. He was one of the original members of the well known Hard Bop band “Kollage”.
Jordan Klapman is a pianist, accompanist, bandleader, music director, silent film accompanist, and popular music history lecturer. Jordan composes and performs his own retro-style scores for the classic dramas and comedies of the silent era. His CV includes performances at venues including The TIFF LightBox, Silent Sundays at The Revue Theatre, The Toronto Silent Film Festival, The University of Toronto Media Commons, The Vintage Film Festival, and The Toronto Jewish Film Festival.