Jazz flutist David Blackmore is joined by a stellar rhythm section that includes a who’s-who of the black community: drummer Archie Alleyne (performed with Billie Holiday, Nancy Wilson, Joe Williams, Teddy Wilson, Chet Baker, Lester Young, Carmen McRae, Nina Simone and Junior Mance) bassist Pat Collins(performed with Oscar Peterson, Dizzie Gillespie, Moe Koffman) and pianist Mark Eisenman (performed with Boss Brass, Alex Dean and Mike Murley).
In addition to performing some of the great standards of all time with this sensational quartet, David Blackmore will introduce some of the talented UforChange participants. And if that’s not enough there will be several surprise special guest artists and a release of David’s new live CD.
David Blackmore grew up in Regent Park and founded the Cabbagetown Community Arts Centre and Stellar Music Online Media Corporation. He was the founding Executive Director of UforChange is now Chair of the UforChange advisory council.