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Ron Davis

SymphRONica UPFRONT

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WHIRLYCURL
Dodeka Nagata
Meet Ron Davis
1 Drew Bourree
2 La Cote D'or
3 Whirlycurl
4 Sashagraha
5 A Luz (Da Partida)
6 Hum-a-Samba
7 Chance
8 Nina
9 So What
10 Dodeka Nagata
11 Les Angeliques
12 Popeye
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Ron Davis. Piano player, composer, band leader, Edinburgh Festival Fringe favourite, BBC Radio 3 repeat guest, solo artist, critics choice. Ron and his band of award-winning musicians have kept people listening, loving and coming back for more.

Ron's music blends genres and pushes boundaries. It builds on his jazz and classical training, influenced by world music (klezmer, Hungarian, Italian, Brazilian, Latin). He seeks new textures, new forms, new compositions, new formations and new ways of presenting his signature sound. The music is diverse in a characteristically Canadian way. Ron is the founder of SymphRONica, the creative project that combines jazz, world, groove, pop, classical music and a stellar group of Canadian musicians into a mix that can be found nowhere else. In Ron's words "Just as Toronto is a city composed of many people from many places, SymphRONica is composed of a group of musicians from diverse backgrounds, and every one of them plays with intense passion and pleasure together." SymphRONica is genre-defying – no one else is combining a jazz ensemble with full symphony orchestras or string quartets.

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