Tribute to Gordon Evans

This event is a tribute to the great Canadian saxophonist Gordon Evans (1919-2015) who died earlier this month at 96. Gordon started playing the saxophone at age 11 and through his career played with Sam Donahue (Billy May Orchestra), The Canadian Tribute to Glenn Miller, Jim Galloway's Wee Big Band, Ellis McClintock, Bert Niosi, Art Hallman, Tom DeMoraes, Luigi Romanelli, Trump Davidson and Paul Grosney. He was considered by many to be one of the finest lead alto saxophone players in all of Canada. GordonEvans1a

The full band will be on hand, along with vocalists Larisa Renée and Dave Statham.

Gordon started playing the saxophone at age 11 and through his career played with Sam Donahue (Billy May Orchestra), The Canadian Tribute to Glenn Miller, Jim Galloway's Wee Big Band, Ellis McClintock, Bert Niosi, Art Hallman, Tom DeMoraes, Luigi Romanelli, Trump Davidson and Paul Grosney and was considered one of the finest lead alto saxophone players in all of Canada. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thestar/obituary.aspx?n=gordon-l-evans&pid=176517871#sthash.5eqJaSYP.dpuf
Gordon started playing the saxophone at age 11 and through his career played with Sam Donahue (Billy May Orchestra), The Canadian Tribute to Glenn Miller, Jim Galloway's Wee Big Band, Ellis McClintock, Bert Niosi, Art Hallman, Tom DeMoraes, Luigi Romanelli, Trump Davidson and Paul Grosney and was considered one of the finest lead alto saxophone players in all of Canada. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thestar/obituary.aspx?n=gordon-l-evans&pid=176517871#sthash.5eqJaSYP.dpuf
Gordon started playing the saxophone at age 11 and through his career played with Sam Donahue (Billy May Orchestra), The Canadian Tribute to Glenn Miller, Jim Galloway's Wee Big Band, Ellis McClintock, Bert Niosi, Art Hallman, Tom DeMoraes, Luigi Romanelli, Trump Davidson and Paul Grosney and was considered one of the finest lead alto saxophone players in all of Canada. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thestar/obituary.aspx?n=gordon-l-evans&pid=176517871#sthash.ttvwEFnk.dpuf
Location Sunnybrook Hospital - K Wing, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto.