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From Toronto: Chris Wallace Quartet
TO drummer's Vancouver debut
Drummer Chris Wallace arrived in Toronto in 2013 after 15 years in Edinburgh, Scotland where he performed alongside international jazz stars Ulf Wakenius (guitar), Anders Bergcrantz (trumpet), Jim Mullen (guitar), Barbara Morrison (vocals), and many others. His two co-led trios toured the UK extensively and appeared at the Xerox Rochester Int’l Jazz Festival, TD Toronto and Vancouver Jazz festivals and released 6 albums. The trio NeWt being voted Scottish Jazz Ensemble of the year in 2012.
Since arriving in Toronto Wallace has appeared with a host of Canadian jazz talent including, Alison Young (sax), Kirk Macdonald (sax), Lorne Lofsky (guitar), Ted Quinlan (guitar), Kieran Overs (bass), Ron Westray (trombone), Roberto Occhipinti (bass), Billy Newton Davis (vocals),and many more.
His quartet celebrates its debut release “Somewhere Sacred”, featuring Jeff King on tenor sax, Graeme Stephen on guitar and Artie Roth on bass.