Mike Murley-Sax Kevin Turcotte-TrumpetLorne Lofsky-Guitar, Steve Wallace-Bass Barry Elmes-Drums
International performer, drummer, composer, record producer, educator and multi-award winning Barry Elmes is a mainstay of the Canadian jazz scene.
His work has been documented on over 70 jazz CDs and he has performed and/or
recorded with many renowned jazz artists including: Dizzy Gillespie, Tommy
Flanagan, Charlie Haden, Hank Crawford, Diana Krall, Joe Henderson, John
Abercrombie, Oliver Jones, Cedar Walton, Phil Nimmons, Ray Bryant, and many
others. In 1991 he formed the Barry Elmes Quintet, featuring a “who’s who”
of the best in Canadian jazz. A success from the beginning, this group has
toured internationally and released five acclaimed recordings.
Now Barry brings a new jazz quartet to the Rex to celebrate the release of
their new CD “Happy Hour” on the Cornerstone label. The Barry Elmes Quartet
plays swinging arrangements of jazz standards.