194 Queen West, Toronto

Detroit's Spencer Barefield with Dave Young

Spencer Barefield-Guitar
Kevin Turcotte-Trumpet

Dave Young-Bass

Terry Clarke-Drums 

"A. Spencer Barefield is the best guitarist ignored by the U.S. jazz industry. He melds the techniques of Segovia and Jimi Hendrix into a startling jazz lexicon. The Detroit-based Barefield’s ensembles have included the likes of James Carter, Andrew Cyrille and Richard Davis, and his compositions have made bold use of string quartets."     Bill Shoemaker, JazzTimes

Described by JazzTimes as “an extraordinary guitarist/composer,” Barefield has received numerous awards for composition and performance from National Endowment for the Arts, Meet the Composer, Kresge Foundation and others. He has toured and recorded in the US, Canada, and Europe, extensively as a leader, soloist, and with Lester Bowie, Roscoe Mitchell, Oliver Lake, Andrew Cyrille, Richard Davis and many more. Barefield’s Creative Arts Collective has received international recognition for its innovative presentations, including its Creative Music at the Detroit Institute of Arts series and current Palmer Woods Music in Homes series.  For more info visit http://www.spencerbarefield.com


Barefield will perform with a trio of Toronto's finest award winning jazz all-stars, bassist Dave Young, Alex Dean (sax), & Terry Clarke (drums). For more info on these artist please visit: