RON DAVIS Trio at The Home Smith Bar

RON returns to the the Home Smith Bar in Toronto’s historic Old Mill for a rare trio outing as part of the Jazz Masters series. Paul Novotny on bass, Steve Heathcoate  on drums.

Saturday, January 26, 2019
7:30pm-10:30pm
The Home Smith Bar at The Old Mill, Toronto
Details at oldmilltoronto.com.


Lawyer's Feed the Hungry Annual Christmas Dinner

Wednesday December 19, 2018
Law Society of Ontario

For the 18th 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 Coleen Allen, Russ Boswell and Steve Heathcoate.


SymphRONica + the Tap Dancers Reunite!

Thursday December 13
918 Bathurst Centre for Culture – 918 Bathurst St, Toronto M5R 3G5
Doors / Special Dinah Koo meal/drinks menu: 7:00 Music: 8:00
TICKETS: $25 advance/ $30 door; students/seniors $20 (All prices HST included. Entry only; food and drink extra.)

Tickets & info: bemusednetwork.com

For a third year, Ron Davis’ SymphRONica joins its internationally acclaimed jazz/groove/world instrumental sound to the dazzling artistry of some of the greatest tap dance artists anywhere from the Tap Dance Centre under the artistic direction of brilliant choreographer and tap wizard Kim Chalovich  (Director of the Tap Dance Centre) with ‘What’s On? TAP. Other dancers include: Travis Knights, David Cox, Ryan Foley, Johnny Morin, Dianne Montgomery, Mats Nixon and MacKenzie Greenwell. An incredibly exciting collaboration, combining art forms, creating experiences beyond imagination. The perfect jazz for tap.  A phenomenal experience. Come dance and play with us!

Guest Emcee: Jaymz Bee 

 

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Music Wednesday - The Arts & Letters Club of Toronto

Wednesday December 12, 2018
12:15pm
The Arts and Letters Club of Toronto
14 Elm Street, Toronto

Ron makes his debut at Toronto’s historic Arts & Letters Club in a duo performance with bass great Russ Boswell.


Music in the Atrium - Ron Davis Quartet

Ron performs original compositions and jazz standards in a rare quartet performance as part of the long-running Music in the Atrium series at Toronto’s Princess Margaret Hospital.

Free Admission.


"SymphRONica UpfRONt" RECORD RELEASE CONCERT

Thursday October 25, 2018
918 Bathurst Centre for Culture – 918 Bathurst St, Toronto M5R 3G5
Doors: 7:00 Music: 7:30
TICKETS (here): $20 advance/ $25 door; students/seniors $10.  (All prices HST included.)

SymphRONica UpfRONt is Ron’s 12th and SymphRONica’s 3rd collection of his unique, and world renowned sound. UpfRONt, is a quantum leap from his previous works, representing the greater cross–cultural and cross-stylistic diversity of the players and contributors, including Juno Award winner Mike Downes (who also acted as producer). UpfRONt showcases the great Canadian talent that has coalesced in and around SymphRONica. UpfRONt is pure Ron Davis and the entire essence of the SymphRONica project at its peak.

October 25th, 2018 will be the inaugural show of SymphRONica’s 2018/2019 season at 918 Bathurst Centre for Culture & the Arts. It will be a celebration of SymphRONica’s 6 years working together and coming together to form a unique jazz ensemble unlike any other in Canada or probably the world, and will include a presentation of some of the music from UpfRONt.

Guest MCs: Award-winning composer/ instrumentalist/ vocalist Daniela Nardi and Juno Award-nominated jazz great/ broadcaster Heather Bambrick. 

Special food (light meal)/drinks menu by great Canadian chef Dinah KooThanks to Higgins Event Rentals for their support.

 Tickets & info: bemusednetwork.com.

Ron Davis acknowledges with gratitude the invaluable support of the Canada Council for the Arts, FACTOR and the Ontario Arts Council in the making of SymphRONica UpfRONt.

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Kensington Market Jazz Festival

Ron performs as part of Daniela Nardi’s Espresso Manifesto exploring jazz interpretations of Italian songs for Toronto’s Kensington Market Jazz Festival
Friday September 14
6pm-7pm
HandleBar
159 Augusta Avenue

SymphRONica Comes to Glasgow

Sunday August 19, 2018
Tron Theatre Bar & Kitchen
63 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HB

On the heels of its 10 show run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Ron Davis’ SymphRONica makes its Glasgow début at one of the city’s premier music venues


Ron Davis at Edinburgh's Pianodrome

Wednesday August 15 – 1:00pm
Pianodrome
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
pianodrome.co.uk
Free admission

Ron will be joined by Kevin Barrett (guitar) and Aline Homzy (violin) for an afternoon concert at this one-of-a-kind venue.

The Pianodrome is a 100-seat amphitheater built entirely from over 50 disused pianos.  With five playable pianos embedded inside and covered by a geodesic dome, the Pianodrome is a space like no other.


SymphRONica plays Fringe By the Sea

Tuesday August 7, 2018
1:00PM
Victoria Road, EH39 North Berwick, Scotland
BBC Radio 3 regular, Ron Davis’ SymphRONica (“FOUR STARS” – The Herald, Scotland) makes its debut at Fringe by the Sea as part of SymphRONica‘s return to the UK for its third tour. Led by jazz pianist/composer Ron Davis, SymphRONica has topped the charts, for its genre-bending blend of sounds. SymphRONica has performed to worldwide raves, from New York to Glasgow, from Trafalgar Square to the Pan Am Games. This is the music you’ve been looking for!