CCAE presented the Art Pepper + 11 songbook featuring classic jazz selections arranged by Marty Paich and others. CCAE co-leader/saxophonist Mark DeJong was in the Art Pepper chair with additional soloists including Andre Wickenheiser, Carsten Rubeling, Jon McCaslin, Sean Craig, Jon Day, Mark Limacher and more!
Live at Theatre Junction Grand! The CCAE with support from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts and CADME, presents original new works by Calgary Composers, including a world premiere by Andre Wickenheiser.
It was an honour to be a part of the inaugural Salon Series at the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts. For this performance we featured Venezuelan/Calgarian percussionist Luis Tovar.
Our annual 2016 Ellington Nutcracker performance featured the incomparable “Heebie Jeebies” with text/narration by Calgary’s favorite show host Jonathan Love
Our annual Ellington Nutcracker concert Featuring special guest trumpeter James Zollar from New York, plus Calgary’s own Shayne Johnson of DJD tapping out the rhythms to “David danced before the lord”
With support from the Canada Council for the Arts, the CCAE presents Vancouver saxophonist Eli Bennett as part of the University of Calgary Monday Night Jazz Series
“Made in Calgary” Live from the National Music Centre the CCAE performs original music for big band by Calgary composers.
The CCAE live at the historic Central United Church featuring the music of Kenny Wheeler, with Juno-award winning trumpeter Brad Turner
The CCAE features world-renowned trumpeter and Berklee professor Sean Jones playing new Canadian works for jazz orchestra.
National Music Summit Jazz Series appearance with renowned New York saxophonist Ralph Bowen