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Juliet Dunn Quintet -WINNER!:
2009 Jazz Artist of the year : Niagara Music Awards!!!
Awards ceremony is on April 14th.
October – December 2008
Juliet will once again be performing overseas. This time she will be in Marrakech, Morocco performing as a trio with Peter Shea and Serge Dionne. The performances will take place at the Sofitel Marrakech at the Lawrence Bar. Again she is thrilled to have to opportunity to travel with her work. She will return to Canada in the Spring of 2009.
Summer & Fall 2008
Juliet can be found performing at various venues throughout this summer and fall. The Spice of Life, CopaCabana (www.copacabana.ca), Queen’s Landing and more. She will also be performing at numerous private events throughout the summer. (Weddings, house parties, corporate events).
July and August 2008
Juliet will be performing every Friday this summer with Peter Shea as the ‘Shea D Duo’ at Queen’s Landing in Niagara-on-the-lake. The duo performs jazz, pop and R & B with numerous duets. They will be performing on the patio of the Bacchus Lounge to the beautiful backdrop of the Niagara River.
This summer Juliet has the pleasure of teaching another acting camp for Carousel Players. The camp is called ‘Acting with Juliet’ and runs from July 14th – 18th. The camp is for students from age 8 – 12. For more information please contact Carousel Players.
Juliet has released her first jazz CD which is available at any of her gigs. You can also order it to be shipped directly by contacting email@example.com.The cost of the CD is $15 and includes 9 tracks. Click here to hear some samples from her CD.
Juliet is absolutely thrilled to be performing at her very first jazz festival to date. She will be performing as the Juliet Dunn Quintet which includes Peter Shea on piano, Clark Johnston on bass, Jeff Luciani on drums and Glendon Smith on saxophone. Headlining at this festival will be Peter Appleyard with John Sherwood on piano. The festival will be on Sunday, June 8th and will run from 1pm until 7pm. The Juliet Dunn Quintet will perform at 2pm and 5pm. For more information: The School of Restoration Arts.
Juliet is honoured to be performing at the St. Catharines Folk Arts Festival. The festival includes a variety of performances from the many different cultures that make up the diverse Niagara region. A region that she is proud to be a part of. Her performance will be on the last day of the festival on Sunday, May 25th, 2008 at 3pm. Her quintet will be as follows:
Vocals: Juliet Dunn / Piano: Peter Shea / Bass: Clark Johnston / Drums: Jeff Luciani / Saxophone: Glendon Smith.
For more information: Folk Arts Council.
Juliet continues her work with Carousel Players and takes her workshop ‘Poetry in Motion’ into various schools in the Niagara region.
For more information: Carousel Players.
April & May 2008
In addition to several corporate and private events this spring, Juliet also donates her time to various benefits and fundraisers…
Big Brothers and Sisters - Event: Wine, women and shoes.
Suitcase in Point Theatre Company – Event: Speakeasy.
Hospice Niagara – Regular Tuesday performances with Peter Shea.
For full details please visit her Calendar.
Pink Floyd Niagara wins the award for the best production at the first annual Niagara Music Awards.
February / March 2008
For the next two months, Juliet performs aboard the S.S. Regent Mariner with pianist Peter Shea. Regent Seven Seas Cruises.
They will perform in the Horizon Lounge and will set sail from Buenos Aires, Argentina. They will then travel up through Brazil to the Amazon and finally around the Eastern and Western Caribbean. She will return to Canada at the end of March. For full details of her travels please view her blog at JuJu Travels Blog.
Juliet will be performing all around the Niagara region for the winter festivities as well as her first performance on the West Coast in BC. She will also be performing again at Deluca’s in Niagara-on-the-Lake on New Year’s Eve to bring in the New Year.
Regent Sebven Seas Cruises.
This fall Juliet can be found performing throughout the Niagara region (Niagara Falls, St. Catharines, Niagara-on-the-lake and more) at various local venues as well as for special events such as Savour Niagara. Your Niagara.She will also keep herself busy coaching vocals and teaching acting on camera, in both Thorold and Niagara Falls.
Juliet is featured on the cover of Niagara Magazine in an article entitled ‘Living their dreams’. For the full article please click here. For cover photo click here.
July 2007 -
This summer Juliet is thrilled to be a part of Pink Floyd Niagara. They will be performing at the Niagara Centre for the Arts every Thursday, Friday and Saturday all the way through until September. A spectacular show full of big sound, lights and 11 very talented musicians. Check it out at Pink Floyd Niagara.
Also through 'Carousel Players', along with guitarist Joe Lapinski, Juliet will be co-teaching a drama and music camp this summer from July 9th - 13th. This camp is for 8 - 12 year olds. For more details please visit their website Carousel Players.May and June 2007
Through Carousel Players and grant funding from the OAC (Ontario Arts Council), Juliet will have the pleasure of taking a workshop she has developed into various schools in the Niagara region. Carousel Players has built up a roster of many different artists from the region to help develop this program 'Artists in the classroom'.
Juliet's workshop is called 'Poetry in Motion' and will explore poems by Canadian poet Dennis Lee by way of rhythm, drama and movement.
May 25th, 2007
Juliet will be performing with her jazz trio (Peter Shea on piano and Clark Johnson on bass) at this year's 'Jazz on the Ridge' event at the Peninsula Ridge winery. Other artists include 'Babes in Jazzland', 'The Suzanne Ramsey Quintet', and 'Kollage. For more information please visit by clicking here: Pennisula Ridge.
Juliet recently returned from Hong Kong where she was performing for several months with her jazz trio at the Island Shangri-la. She was performing with Peter Shea (piano and vocals) and Paulo Teixeira (tenor and soprano saxophone.
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