Barry Elmes Group

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.