Sunday March 8, 2020
Yamaha Presents: Sarah Thawer Band
Advance $20 / Door $25 *
Toronto’s Sarah Thawer has become one of the most in-demand drummers on the scene, playing jazz, Latin, gospel, hip hop, funk, r&b/soul, fusion, Indian and world music. She has backed up Jon Batiste for NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts, backed up Teegan and Sara on the Stephen Colbert Show, and been featured in numerous drumming magazines and at conferences around the globe.
She studied jazz and world music at York University and was the recipient of the Oscar Peterson Scholarship, the highest award given by the institution, in addition to graduating with the Summa Cum Laude distinction.
She has shared the stage with many popular artists including AR Rahman, Del Hartley, D’bi and the 333, Rich Brown, Re.verse, Salim-Sulaiman, Benny Dayal and Funktuation, Jane Bunnett and Maqueque, Mitch Frohman, Thompson Egbo-Egbo, Maria Mulata, Grisha Goryachev, Roger and Sam Grandinson, S S Thaman, Steve Koven, Vijay Prakash to name a few.
Sarah has also been featured on various television and radio stations such as CBC News newscast, Jazz FM 91.1, OMNI TV, Rogers Daytime, Vijay TV and various others.
* Advertised pricing excludes taxes, ticketing and sustainability fees.
* Ticket Price: $20.00
* Service Fee: $4.00
* Sustainability Fee: $5.00
* HST: $3.77
* Total Ticket Price: $32.77