Friday Jul 03 2015 8:00 pm - Prairie Ink Restaurant, SaskatoonPost a comment Event type: Live Musical Performance
British-Canadian contemporary jazz vocalist/composer Adele M. Wilding was previously based in London, UK, where, among other accolades, she received the inaugural BWA Nina Simone Award (2005). She has performed in established venues and festivals in the UK and Western Canada, and has released three self-produced CDs. A classically trained pianist and contralto, Adele holds a Master of Arts in Music Education (Institute of Education) and the Diploma in Jazz and Popular Music Studies (Goldsmiths College), both from the University of London. In 2012, she appeared at the Esplanade Theatre, performing with the Medicine Hat Concert Band and the Medicine Hat Community Orchestra. She has since been performing in jazz duo and trio settings locally and across Western Canada with pianist Juanita Faas and guitarist/bassist Rick Lett.
Juanita Faas was born and raised in Medicine Hat, AB. She studied piano/music with the Canadian Royal Conservatory. Juanita began her professional career in the 1980s, when she was active as a music teacher, member of several bands, ballet, vocal and choral accompanist. In 2001, Juanita began recording professionally and touring extensively. She has released five CDs projects. Although she usually plays as a soloist, she also works with many musicians and vocalists, including Alberta’s newest transplant, jazz singer/songwriter Adele M. Wilding. When not performing as a jazz artist, Juanita appears throughout North America with her Inspirational Piano project.