Juno Series: ELMER FERRER Sextet

The Rex’s JUNO ARTIST APPRECIATION SERIES presents Elmer Ferrer!

 

PRESALE TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE: https://www.therexshop.ca/collections/live-shows

PRE-SALE TICKET INFORMATION:
-Ticket Prices already include a $3 processing fee.
-On the night of the show, extra seats will be made available in person on a first-come first served basis

ZONE SEATING
Front Section  – Closest to stage, best sight-lines
Middle Section – Good views of stage, Tall and Bar Tables & Seating
Upper Back Section – Further from stage, (some seats partially obstructed view).
BOOTH SEATING – Each booth can seat up to 4 people. (1 ticket purchase for a booth will allow entry to 4 people, one of whom is the ticket purchaser).

REFUND POLICY:
All Sales are final, No Refunds [Excluding scheduled performances that are cancelled]

VACCINATION POLICY:
In accordance with Ontario Public Health regulations, all patrons must provide proof of Full Vaccination prior to entry. More information can be found here: https://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/publichealth/coronavirus/docs/guidance_proof_of_vaccination_for_businesses_and_organizations.pdf

Elmer Ferrer Sextet
Elmer Ferrer – Guitar
Jeremy Letbetter – Keys
Rob Christian – Sax and Keys
Andrew Stewart – Bass
Chendy Leon – Percussion
Mark Kelso – Drums

Elmer Ferrer is a multi-award-winning guitarist, composer and producer. Born in Cuba and based in Toronto since 2009, Elmer is widely recognized as one of the most versatile and prolific musicians from the high-quality music producing island. He launched his solo career in 2002, winning the Cubadisco Award for Best New Album and a nomination as Best Jazz Album with his first solo CD release “Metropoli”. Elmer’s original instrumental song Los Gatos de Alf won Honorable Mention in the Jazz category at the International Songwriting Competition 2006. He was also one of three artists featured in Jazz Cuba Today, the first Jazz DVD made in Cuba, awarded Best DVD of the Year Cubadisco 2006.

As a session guitarist, Elmer has recorded over 150 CDs including two Latin Grammy-nominated albums, several award-winning recordings, and work with legendary producers Mike Clink, Don Was, Blake Mills and Bob Ezrin. Elmer has performed live with world superstar artists like Zucchero, Juan Formell & Los Van Van, Chucho Valdes and Sting. Recent work includes being a recording and touring guitarist with Canadian icon fiddlers Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, Mark Kelso & the Jazz Exiles and the Larnell Lewis Band.

SELECTED DISCOGRAPHY

Básico, no Básico y Dirigido (2019) (Nominated at Juno Awards as Jazz Album of the Year: Solo) No Guitars Allowed (2009)
Jazz Cuba Today – DVD (2006) Best DVD of The Year, Cubadisco Awards 2007 Fango Dance (2005)

Metropoli (2002) Awarded at Cubadisco Awards as Best new album of the year and Nominated Best jazz Album of the year)

SELECTED PERFORMANCES

With Natalie Macmaster and Donnell Leahy, (Christmas Tours 2017, 2018 2019, Canada and US Tours)

With Zucchero and La Sesion Cubana (European tour 2013, including 3 Verona amphitheatre and The Royal Albert Hall)

Ground Up Festival with Larnell Lewis Band (2019)

www.elmerferrer.com