Together 10 years, the group has performed in London at Aeolian Hall and Wolf Performance Hall; Aylmer West Town Hall; Markham Jazz Festival; Jazz on Main (Unionville); Grand Victorian, Mississauga; and Distillery District, Toronto.This is their 3rd appearance at the Wortley Village Jazz & Blues Fest with vocalist DENISE PELLEY. Pelley, DiCarlo and MacKay are all Jack Richardson London Music Award recipients.
Sandy MacKay - drums Ken Foster - tenor saxophone Don DiCarlo - piano Larry Ernewein - bass
Denise Pelley was honoured with being the recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012 and the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002. In 2003 she was named a YM-YWCA Woman of Distinction in the Arts and Heritage category. Denise won best jazz artists in London, Ontario’s Music Awards in 2002, 2003, 2006, and 2008, and the 2008 Jazz Artist of the Year Jack Richardson award. In April 2006 the Hyde Park Rotary presented her with the Paul Harris Fellowship Award, Rotary’s highest honour. In February 2009 the London Black History Committee honoured Denise with the Black Community Achievement Award in recognition of her accomplishments, contributions and support to her community. Denise is an inductee in the Jack Richardson Music Awards Hall of Fame. (2015)