194 Queen West, Toronto

Ethan Ardelli Quartet

Reg Schwager-Guitar, Luis Deniz-Sax, Devon Henderson- Bass & Ethan Ardelli-Drums Ethan Ardelli is currently a freelancing musician on the Toronto music scene. Ethan, originally from Sydney, Nova Scotia, graduated from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music Jazz Program in 2006. As a free lancing musician, Ethan has had the opportunity to perform and/or record with David Virelles, Kieran Overs, Nancy Walker, Kevin Turcotte, Mike Murley, Adrean Farrugia, Quinsin Nachoff and Phil Dwyer. In October 2005, Ethan recorded on Jane Bunnett’s cd Radio Guantanemo: Guantanemo Blues Project Vol. 1. This album won the Juno for Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year in 2006. Ethan is also a member of the David Virelles Quintet. This group received the Grand Prix de Jazz at the Montreal International Jazz Festival in July 2006. The David Virelles Quintet recorded their first album entitled “Motion”. The album features Mark Turner on tenor saxophone.