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July 27, 2007

Aaron Young Trio in Calgary

Written by
cindy mcleod

live jazz, Canada


Aaron Young Trio
Saturday, July 28
Beat Niq, Calgary

Trio of jazz talents to perform evening of original compositition

One of Calgary’s premier composers and guitarists appears at Beatniq this Saturday, July 28, as Aaron Young takes the stage with his top-drawer trio of bassist Simon Fisk and drummer Jon May. The trio will present an evening of original compositions written by the three talents.

Aaron Young is well known throughout Western Canada as a prolific writer and arranger. His recording career was well underway by age 23, he’d already produced, arranged or performed on over 15 album projects.

In 1997, Aaron began 5-year stint with world-beat group Barrage, touring Asia, Scandinavia, the UK, Canada and the US. The group participated in a number of television broadcasts on networks such as PBS, CBC, MTV and BBC. His radio credits are equally as wide ranging.

Young spends much of his time as part of ‘Sillan & Young’, co-producing and performing on the group’s upcoming second release after the critically acclaimed self-titled debut, Sillan & Young took the market by storm.

Aaron keeps busy with his studio (NRS Productions) and performing with his own group, The Aaron Young Project. His 2 solo CD’s are available online at www.spazzjazz.com.

Saturday, July 28
Aaron Young Trio
Aaron Young (guitar), Simon Fisk (bass), Jon May (drums)
Beatniq, Calgary

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