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“One of the great minds in jazz.” – Jazz.FM
“One of Canada’s A-List pianists!” – CFRB
“Firmly established as an innovative force within the world of jazz.”National Post
“One of the most tenacious, engaging musical artists in Canada…an artist at the peak of his creativity & technical facility.”WholeNote

Ron Davis. He plays piano. He composes. He’s released 11 critically acclaimed albums, including RhythmaRON, his first solo piano outing. Ron has traveled the world playing his innovative, fresh music. From Toronto to Tokyo to London. Airplay of his recordings has been worldwide and extensive.

Ron has established himself as one of the most original, enjoyable voices in jazz today. A virtuoso pianist. An entertainer. He creates a multi-textured musical mix. A dynamic vibe. A Russian critic described Ron as follows:  “…astonishing technique, authentic heir to the greatest pianists of Toronto – classical pianist Glenn Gould and jazz musician Oscar Peterson… breathtaking!”

He is a repeat performer on BBC and CBC. 2016 and 2017 have seen triumphant concert runs at the legendary Scottish Arts Club for Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In 2015 he was a critic’s choice performer at the Pan Am Games. He is the founder of SymphRONica – jazz, world, groove, pop, classical. Ron and SymphRONica were guest performers at the official Canada Day / Canada150 celebrations in Trafalgar Square in London on July 1, 2017. Ron collaborates widely- from Argentinean street dancers to Japanese drummers.

Ron sits on the boards of numerous charities. He was Secretary of the Glenn Gould Foundation. Co-Producer of the Glenn Gould Variations. Ron also holds a law degree and is a former French professor, Ron publishes articles on law, music, and linguistics.

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SYMPHRONICA RETURNS FOR AN INCREDIBLE 2017/18 SEASON!

3 Phenomenal Shows Beginning November 30!
From a brass quintet to a pre-recording extravaganza to a celebration of SymphRONica’s great individual musicians: this is the creative spirit of jazz at another level!

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December 20, 2017
Law Society of Upper Canada

Lawyer’s Feed the Hungry Annual Christmas Dinner

For the 17th year running, Ron and some of Canada’s finest musicians are donating their time and talents to bring music and cheer to the less fortunate. This year’s band includes John Johnston, Kevin Barrett, Mike Downes and Roger Travassos.

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Thursday February 1
Doors: 6:30 Music: 7:30

Lula Lounge – 1585 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1T9
SYMPHRONICA – INTO THE STUDIO
SymphRONica prepares to go back into the studio to lay down a new recording! 

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