Jazz Winnipeg and UMFM 101.5 present Mike Downes Quartet
Fresh off his 2018 Juno win for Jazz Album Of The Year, Mike Downes Quartet is undertaking a cross-Canada tour in support of this acclaimed album Root Structure. Joined by Canadian jazz all-stars Robi Botos, Larnell Lewis and Ted Quinlan.
Originally a Winnipegger, Mike Downes was a regular with the Ron Paley Big Band. Since pursuing a career on bigger stages, he has also performed with Pat Methany, Oliver Jones, and Molly Johnson to name just a few, as well as contributing to more than 15 Juno-nominated albums. In 1994 Downes moved to Toronto and formed the Quartet which bares his name and has become a fixture on the city’s jazz scene.
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