BAXTER ARTS CENTRE AND STUDIO SCHOOL IS CHOCK-A-BLOCK WITH EXCITING PROGRAMS Want to learn something new? Enjoy enhancing your abilities? Have a fun time now spring is here? Read on! Spring is always a busy and active time for Baxter Arts Centre and Baxter Studio School and this year it is even busier! Baxter Arts […]
Over the past few years, Prince Edward County has become a hotspot for photographers with its high caliber art competitions and galleries along with 4 active camera clubs within a 20 km radius. The interest stems from The County’s scenic natural beauty, picturesque remnants of its agricultural and maritime history, and the ongoing influx of […]
We’re not big, and we’re not in a big city. But real jazz fans seem to like it that way, because when they talk about the best celebrations of jazz in Canada, we’re usually right in the middle of the conversation.
Unlike many artists who now live and work in Prince Edward County, I didn’t move here to start a new life. I was already here. My family has lived here for generations. I live next door to my great-great-great-great-great grandfather’s original land grant. (So we’re not exactly rolling stones.)
I think the world needs more jazz. I know I can’t get enough of it, and so I guess it’s only natural that I try to convince everyone else.
Nearly fifty years ago, when I played trombone in a terrific music program at London Central Secondary School, we brass blowers were looking for role models. There were none better than the fabulous “horn” bands like Blood, Sweat & Tears, Chicago, Tower of Power and of course, the Canadian group Lighthouse. There WAS a future […]