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FAITH AMOUR AND FRIENDS
December 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm$20.00
Jazz For Christmas
Experience a sophisticated evening of holiday jazz, fine dining, unparalleled ambiance, and Ella… with vocalist Faith Amour.
Come and experience the wonder of Christmas as holiday favourites blend with the sophistication of jazz on December 20th, at Toronto’s premier jazz club, the stunning Jazz Bistro.
Award-winning vocalist Faith Amour will charm you with her signature wit and velvet-smooth voice, as she croons the songs of the season, backed by an all-star band and with special guests Taylor Evans, the One World Singers a capella trio and Brazilian vocal sensation Babi Mendes. There will be jazz tunes you’ll recognize as well as an ode to Ella’s knockout 1960s album “Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas” – this will be an altogether memorable December night filled with music and joy!
Piano – Jeremy Ledbetter Bass – Mark Godfrey Drums – Morgan Childs
Unwrap the moment – and give the gift of Holiday Jazz just in time for Christmas!
Award-winning recording artist and songwriter Faith Amour is a Toronto vocalist steadily emerging onto the North American jazz scene. She melds jazz, story, folk music and heart songs with the vibrant rhythms of the world, revealing her heart for exploration and connection. As she blends her remarkably warm yet pure vocals within lush harmonic landscapes, she creates an alluring modern jazz-world sound, reflecting the influences of her multicultural city, extensive music study, world travel and a South American heritage.Over the last decade, Faith’s vocal finesse, musicianship and charismatic presence have amassed musical friends and fans for her across North America and Europe.
Her multi-lingual debut album “Bright Eyes”, a genre-transcending oeuvre, was lauded as “…the work of a mature artist…”. She has opened for Greg Abate, shared the stage with Kathleen Battle as a member of the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, and appeared alongside France’s Mario Canonge and Canada’s own Rich Brown, Dave Restivo and Robi Botos. She is in demand as a featured vocalist for jazz orchestras, corporate and political events, with live performances that are riveting. Faith pushes the boundaries of jazz with innovative and whimsical delivery of old and new standards pays homage to such renowned jazz visionaries as Kurt Elling, Gretchen Parlato and Ella Fitzgerald.In 2017, she will be touring her “100 Years of Ella” show across Canada and the U.S., as she writes new material for her upcoming album. Through it all, she aims to inspire those she meets with a message of love and boundless hope for the future.