The Kingston Jazz Society is delighted to welcome Kingston’s own Peter Van Huffel back to his home town on July 8th at The Mansion.
The band will start at 8:00, $10 tickets are available at the door.
About Peter Van Huffel
Saxophonist Peter Van Huffel is an active performer in many of the world’s top jazz scenes. He performs frequently in top jazz destinations such as New York and Berlin, and leads numerous tours each year around Europe, the US and his native Canada. Steve Smith of Time Out New York has referred to Peter as “a compelling melodist with a fiery outward-bound streak and a penchant casino online roulette for layering opposed rhythms in quirky, compelling ways…”
Peter is returning with his new international quartet featuring musicians from all over the globe who came together in Berlin during the summer of 2009 to rehearse and perform Peter’s new compositions, and to record a new disc for the Fresh Sound label, “Like the Rusted Key”. This new quartet also features pianist Jesse Stacken from NYC, along with Canadian bassist Miles Perkin (best known for his work with French pianist Benoit Delbec), and renowned Swiss drummer Samuel Rohrer. “Like the Rusted Key” was released in February 2010. Reviews for the new album can be found here, an excellent interview can be found here.
Peter Van Huffel in Concert: