"LIVE @ RECORD RUNNER" CONCERT SERIES - DECEMBER 17th, 2022 @ 8:00 PM
TEVET SELA/JOHN RONEY
Tevet Sela is a Montreal-based saxophonist and composer of Israeli origin. In his repertoire, Tevet weaves Jazz with elements of Klezmer, African and Middle Eastern music. A graduate of the prestigious Thelma Yellin School of Arts, Tevet has toured in France and the Netherlands as its big band featured soloist. He was featured in an international UNICEF benefit concert that was broadcasted from the Netherlands to 35 countries and that featured artists such as David Bowie, Youssou N'dour, Al Jarreau.
In addition, Tevet holds a diploma in music education, and won several scholarships and grants from the America-Israel cultural fund and the Canada council for the arts. The 4 albums Tevet released as a leader: '’Tevet Sela’', '’Coming True’', ‘'Jazz Flute’' and '’Lying Sun'’, are frequently played by radio stations such as the BBC, CBC (Radio-Canada), Israeli radio, Jazz.fm and many more.
Pianist John Roney is one of the most active and visible artists on the Canadian music scene. His versatility as a jazz pianist, classical pianist and composer is unrivalled, demonstrating a mastery of an astonishingly vast range of artistic abilities and sensibilities. Obtaining his baccalaureate in jazz piano, classical piano, and composition from University of Toronto in 2000, he went on to complete his Master’s degree at McGill University in jazz performance. Since settling in Montreal, he has captured the attention of the local jazz scene, and performs frequently with local and international artists.