On Friday, October 13th we're so excited to welcome the Dean Pierno Quartet back to our live music stage.
Dean Pierno, drummer, percussionist, bandleader, has been making his living in music for over 30 years. Recently moved back to Edmonton, Alberta, Dean’s musical journey has included gigs and performances with: Tommy Banks, Gary Guthman (Harry James Tribute), The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Don Rickles Orchestra, The Louie Armstrong Tribute, Ekos (Edmonton Kiwanis) Singers, Ian Stewart, Ashley MacIsaac, The Legendary Platters, Andrew Glover, Tyler Hamilton, Edmonton Musical Theater, Bjorn Thoroddsen (Iceland guitarist) and Rollanda Lee just to name a few. Fluent in all styles of music, Dean is passionate about providing the perfect groove for any song.
Accompanying Dean will be Jean Francois Picard, who hails from Quebec City, but has been one of Edmonton’s top saxophone players for over 16 years. Recently retired from the Canadian Armed Forces, JF was a band member for 30 years. JF has shared the stage with world class players such as Tommy Banks, PJ Perry, Guido Basso, Vic Vogel Big Band, Dennis Christensen Big Band, Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Wycliff Gordon, Bob Sheppard and Baron Stripling and many more. JF recently completed his Masters Arranger Certificate at Berklee College and currently conducts the Gateway and St City Big Bands. He is a first call player in the Edmonton music scene.
Rounding out the quartet will be Bruce Mohacsy on keys and Josh McHan on bass.
Get a sample of what's in store:
Tickets are $15, be sure to call in advance to reserve yours!