Duke Ellington’s sister Ruth said that if the surroundings are beautiful, the musicians will come.
Jazz Vespers at New Vision is a dusk time gathering of beauty and spiritual reflection in the Music Hall with New Vision’s Rev. Ian Sloan and the musicians he joins there. Pay as you may for the music and the simple and delicious meal after.
Sunday, May 6 at 4:30 pm: Jazz Vespers for May
Avery Raquel?, vocals, with Adrean Farrugia?, piano and Jill McKenna,bass, with New Vision United Church minister Rev. Ian Sloan. In The Music Hall Sunday May 6 @ 4:30 pm. Pay what you may for the music.
Sunday, April 15 at 4:30 pm
Adrean Farrugia, piano, Ted Warren, drums, and Clark Johnston, acoustic bass, with Rev Ian Sloan of New Vision United Church and poetry of Mary Oliver, ‘Tell me, what are you going to do with your one wild and precious life?’ Pay as you may for the music.
Sunday, March 25th at 4:30 pm:
Jazz Vespers with Families featuring the poetry of Dennis Lee
Sophia Perlman, vocals, Adrean Farrugia, piano, Drew Jurecka, jazz violin and Clark Johnston, acoustic bass, with Rev Ian Sloan reading from the poetry for children of Canadian poet Dennis Lee. Simple and delicious supper follows. Pay what you may for music and meal.
Sunday, February 18th at 4:30 pm:
Langston Hughes jazz factory
Jazz on a Sunday at dusk — Cara Matthew, vocals, joins Adrean Farrugia, piano, Bob Brough, sax, and Clark Johnston, acoustic bass for Jazz Vespers at The Music Hall HamOnt. Sunday February 18 at 4:30 pm. With Ian Sloan of New Vision United Church and poetry of Langston Hughes. Simple and delicious supper follows. Pay what you may for music and meal.
Join vocalist Ashley St. Pierre with JUNO award nominee Adrean Farrugia on piano, Mike Malone on trumpet, Clark Johnston on acoustic bass for Jazz Vespers in The Music Hall at New Vision United Church. Rev. Ian Sloan joins them with prayers, readings and meditations on poems from New England by Dickinson, Frost, Stevens and Wilbur.
Jazz Vespers at Christmas with Sophia Perlman, Adrean Farrugia, Darcy Hepner and Clark Johnston
Sunday, December 10th at 4:30 pm