Enjoy singer, songwriter and saxophonist Dave Parker’s musical tribute to the history of hockey and the magic of winter with special guests for the evening, “Jig’s Up!”
The concert is in celebration of the release of Parker’s new album, “Hockey Was Invented by a Nova Scotian.” Come join the musical debate as Parker endeavors to spread the word about the history of hockey and its roots in Nova Scotia.
About David Parker
David was born in Windsor, Nova Scotia in 1961. He studied music at both Acadia and St. Francis Xavier Universities where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Music as well as a Diploma in Jazz Studies. In 1983, he moved to Toronto and was a co-founder of the Shuffle Demons with whom he recorded five discs, several videos and toured throughout Europe and North America from 1985 to 1995.
Since that time, he has been playing and recording in the Quebec City area both with his jazz trio, The Trio David Parker, (two discs), Jig’s Up! (one disc) the electrifying sax quartet Sax-O-Matic (one disc), Saudade (three discs), The Dudes of Swing and The Groove Music Project among others. In 2005, David completed his Masters in Jazz Performance at Laval University and is currently head of the music department at St. Patrick’s High School.
For more, visit daveparkersax.com.
In order to protect College Hall’s floors, please bring a pair of indoor shoes to wear during the event.
Listen to “Hockey Was Invented by a Nova Scotian.”