Music Resume

Central Band :: Tenor Sax in Jazz Band and Clarinet in Dixieland Band


  • Military Ball (jazz band)
  • Fiesta Week – Royal Canadian Legion (jazz band)
  • Fiesta Week – Canadian Automotive Museum (dixie band)
  • CN Tower – with Maxine Andrews – CHFI recorded event
  • Molson Jazz Festival (dixie band)
  • Hamilton Place – intro group for Oscar Peterson concert
  • Canadian Stage Band Festival 1981 National Champions (dixie band), Edmonton
  • Canadian Stage Band Festival 1982 National Champions (dixie band), Hamilton
  • Canadian Stage Band Festival 1983 National Champions (dixie band), Calgary
  • OPP Annual Dance
  • Oshawa Curling Club (dixie band)
  • Parkwood Estates (dixie band)

University of Toronto – Trinity College Stage Band :: Tenor sax and Vocals


  • Brunswick House, Toronto

Vocal Study


  • Mervin Fick, Toronto
  • Benjamin Stein, Toronto
  • Lorna Brain, Courtice

Musical Theatre and Vocal Groups


  • Scarborough Music Theatre – Guys and Dolls
  • Oshawa Little Theatre – Fiddler on the Roof
  • Whitby Courthouse Theatre – Pirates of Penzance
  • Independent Production of Guys and Dolls (lead)
  • County Town Singers

Concert Bands :: Tenor Sax and Clarinet

2001- 2010

  • Pickering Concert Band
  • Scarborough Concert Band

Big Wind Jazz Band :: Tenor Sax and Vocals


  • Chicagos Diner
  • Fitzpatrick Pub
  • Waltzing Weasel
  • VON Nurses Charity Auction
  • Xenos Bistro
  • Pickering Jazz Festival
  • Durham Music in the Park Series

Swing Street Big Band :: Tenor Sax and Vocals


  • Xenos Bistro
  • Oshawa Library Book Event
  • Parkwood Peony Festival
  • Parkwood McLaughlin Day
  • Chicago’s Diner
  • Royal Canadian Military Institute

Classic Swing Band :: Vocals


  • German Lorelei Club various dances
  • Oshawa Jazz Festival
  • Port Hope Jazz Festival
  • Durham Concert in the Park Series
  • Sunnybrook Veterans Hospital
  • Fairview Lodge
  • AppleFest – Bowmanville
  • MapleFest – Bowmanville

Ed Taras Trio :: Vocals


  • ADRA Charity event

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