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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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Ron Davis & SymphRONica Back for a Fourth Year at the World’s Largest Arts Fest – Edinburgh Festival Fringe!

THIS is the music you’ve been looking for, the jazz you want to hear!
Ron Davis’ SymphRONica: Around the world in 60 minutes in a superb jazz meets classical, multi-cultural music experience

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Tuesday November 5

Gallery 345, Toronto
SymphRONica: Open Rehearsal
This open rehearsal is a chance to catch Ron and SymphRONica before a concert performance that will then become their next recording. An informal, front row seat to the musical creative process in the beautiful and intimate setting of Gallery 345.

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Saturday November 9
7:30pm (doors) /8:00pm (music)

918 Bathurst Centre for Culture & the Arts, Toronto
SymphRONica Season 7 (2019/20): The Opener!
Fresh from a successful run of August shows at the world's largest arts festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Ron Davis and SymphRONica embark on a seventh (!) season of - in the words of one U.K. Fringe reviewer - "jazz like you’ve never heard it before".

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