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Get your jazz on Sunday with acclaimed pianist and trumpeting singer

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Trumpeter and vocalist Johnny Summers and pianist Chris Andrews have been called two of Canada's hottest young jazz artists,

Between performing tunes off their latest award winning album, Piano Sessions Vol. 1, Summers will be sharing some cutting edge trumpet techniques he has learned from some of the world's jazz greats Sunday in Crofton.

Winner of two 2013 Global Music Awards Summers is director of the Calgary Jazz Orchestra. According to his promo material, he "approaches music in a natural way, with stunning musical lines, effortless flexibility and a mature sound."

Meanwhile, Andrews is the winner of the 2013 Grand Prix du Jazz Montreal. According to his PR people, he "plays with ingenuity and high acclaimed technical abilities, and produces phenomenally passionate performances that will truly inspire you."

The pair will share their talents Feb. 2, between 2 and 5 p.m. at the Crofton Hotel & Pub (1534 Joan Avenue | Tickets $10 at the door. Call 250-324-2245 for information.

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