He is the only premier piano man in Canada with over six decades of “experience”.
His version of “Hymn To Freedom” will be performed on Saturday night with special guest Dione Taylor who was mentored by him in 2009.
He won a Juno in 1986 and again in 2007 and was nominated nine more times.
In 1993 he received the Martin Luther King, Jr. award for Excellence in Music and was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada.
In 1994 he was named a Chevalier de l’Ordre national du Québec.
In 2005, he received the Governer General’s Performing Arts award.
Initials are OJ and he’s part of a Trio
If you got this right, go ahead and buy tickets now at earlybird prices before everyone else does. (his last concert at this Festival was sold out…just sayin’).
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