Steve Holt "Jazz For Kids" at Canada Day Campbellford ON

Press Release ( - PETERBOROUGH, Ontario - Jun 27, 2016 - Canadian jazz pianist and composer Steve Holt will perform a special “Jazz For Kids” concert  as part of Canada Day celebrations in Campbellford Ontario.  On Friday July 1, at 11:00 AM, The Steve Holt Jazz Trio with Holt on piano, Howard Baer on bass, and Harry Ellis will perform kids favourites in a jazz setting, with explanations to the young audience as to how jazz improvisation of these songs take place.

Born in Montreal, Steve Holt was a child prodigy who started to play piano at the age of four. He began his professional career playing clubs in Quebec and later studied music at McGill University, graduating with distinction as McGill’s first-ever Bachelor of Music majoring in jazz performance . It was also during this period that he travelled regularly to New York to study with world-renowned pianist Kenny Barron.

Steve was nominated for a JUNO award in 1983 for his debut album “The Lion’s Eyes”, and over the years built an international reputation as one of Canada’s premier Jazz pianists, having worked with the likes of Archie Shepp, Larry Coryell, Eddie Henderson, Pat Labarbera, James Moody, Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, Michel Urbaniak, and others. He currently has 6 CD albums and 3 singles to his credit.

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Performance Details:

Dates: Friday July 1, 2016.

Time: 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Personnel: Steve Holt – Piano, Howard Baer -Bass, Harry Ellis – Drums

Location: Old Mill Park, Campbellford ON.

For further information:

The Inner Music & Media Group, Tel: (416) 804-9414 Email:

Trent Hills Chamber of Commerce, Dawn Welch Tel: (705) 653-1551


Source : The Inner Music & Media Group

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