Pianist Bernie Senensky and bassist Dave Young comfortably explored jazz standards from Duke Ellington to Charlie Parker this afternoon for a packed and enthusiastic audience at the National Gallery. Ottawa Chamberfest brought the jazz duo from Toronto to play with NACO bassist Joel Quarrington in a 'Two Bass Hit' concert, which featured both classical and jazz and ended with Quarrington, Young, and Senensky sharing the stage for several double-double bass pieces.
Ottawa Chamberfest continues later this evening with a 10 p.m. concert featuring an Ottawa favourite, pianist John Stetch in Off with the Cuffs.
– Alayne McGregor
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