HANNAH BARSTOW

Led by Hannah Barstow – Vocals / Piano

Conor Walsh – Bass

Keith Barstow – Drums

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Hannah Barstow (b. 1994) is a pianist, vocalist and composer based in Toronto. As a performer, she is firmly rooted in the tradition of jazz, and is strongly influenced by the classic trios and quartets of Shirley Horn, Ahmad Jamal and Blossom Dearie. As a composer, her jazz, Bossa Nova, classical and pop influences come through. She composes and arranges tunes for a range of ensemble sizes from trios to women’s choirs and big bands.

Hannah has performed with a number of renowned Canadian artists including Emilie Claire Barlow, Mike Murley, Steve Wallace, Pat Collins, the Brian Barlow Big Band, the Greg Runions Big Band with the Kingston Symphony, and was featured as a guest arranger and performer with the Kingston women’s choir She Sings. She was featured as the Rising Young Star at the Prince Edward County Jazz Festival (2016), and she has performed in a short tour of Chile, with Mike Murley (2018).