Fall and Winter Performances 2018


SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL, THE OCTOBER 17th
PERFORMANCE OF GALAXY OF STARS HAS BEEN POSTPONED.

THE NEW DATE IS THURSDAY MAY 9TH, 2019

IF YOU HAVE PURCHASED TICKETS FOR THIS SHOW, YOU WILL BE CONTACTED BY
THE SANDERSON CENTRE BOX OFFICE TO OFFER YOU TICKET REPLACEMENT OR A
REFUND.

IF YOU HAVEN’T HEARD FROM THEM, PLEASE CONTACT THEM AT
519-752-9910 or 1-800-265-0710

Thursday May 9th, 2019
2:30 pm MATINEE

The Sanderson Centre, in partnership with Derek Bond Entertainment and Diamond Entertainment, proudly presents:

The Galaxy Orchestra and 

"THE GALAXY OF STARS"

THE MUSIC OF THE BIG BANDS


GALAXY OF STARS: THE MUSIC OF THE BIG BANDS

The newest offering from Ross Wooldridge in partnership with John Dimon and Diamond Entertainment, this one-of-a-kind stage show, presents in dynamic fashion an array of music from the Big Band Era to memorable pop standards from Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw and Glenn Miller to Frank Sinatra, Doris Day, Nat King Cole and others. Featuring the acclaimed 14-member Galaxy Orchestra (the best Big Band in Canada) under the direction of Canada’s Clarinet King Ross Wooldridge with vocals by Robin Lea, Dave Statham and special guest Rudy Mayes, the audience will thrill to the best of the best from the Big Band era. A show not to be missed!!


Thursday May 9th, 2019
2:30 pm MATINEE

The Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts
88 Dalhousie Street,
Brantford, Ontario
519-752-9910 / 1-800-265-0710

http://www.sandersoncentre.ca/Event/TabId/128/ArtMID/557/ArticleID/533/Derek-Bond-Entertainment-and-Diamond-Entertainment-present-GALAXY-OF-STARS--MUSIC-OF-THE-BIG-BANDS.aspx



Friday October 5th and Friday October 19th, 2018
6:30 pm show

Ross Wooldridge and Henry Strong
perform at Cavallo Nero in Ancaster



Hamilton string bassist Henry Strong is a fixture in the local jazz scene, and teams up with various jazz players at Ancaster’s Trattoria Cavallo Nero every Friday and Saturday evening. Come for the fine dining and fine music as Ross on piano and Henry on bass delve into the Great North American Songbook.

Friday October 5th and 19th, 2018

Cavallo Nero
370 Wilson Street East, Ancaster Ontario L9G 4S4
905-648-8888
cavallonero.ca



Saturday November 17th, 2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


The Dixie Demons at the KW Dixie Club

A rousing afternoon of the best Dixieland Jazz will be had at the KW Dixie Club, as Canada's finest traditional jazz band The Dixie Demons assemble once again to blow the roof off!! The Dixie Demons are known for their incredible musicianship, daring and dextrous arrangements and generally wacky and devilish sense of musical humour.


Saturday November 17th, 2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 530
316 Marsland Drive
Waterloo, ON N2J 3Z1

https://www.facebook.com/Kitchener-Waterloo-Dixieland-Jazz-Club-346925298823983/



Saturday December 15th, 2018
2:00 PM show

CONCERTS AT MICHELE'S

presents

Ross Wooldridge and his Tribute to Artie Shaw and his Gramercy 5


WITH SPECIAL GUEST VOCALIST ROBIN LEA



Ross brings his critically acclaimed Tribute to Artie Shaw and his Gramercy 5 to Michele and Luciano's intimate home concert setting for a swinging afternoon of the finest in small group jazz. Shaw's Gramercy 5 was among the most unusual of the Big Band Era small groups - Shaw, ever the trend setter who did everything his own way put together a group that used the extremely unusual element of a Harpsichord. A sound like no other group of that era was the result. This show features Brigham Phillips on harpsichord and piano, Steve Crowe on trumpet, Lew Mele on bass, Phil Disera on guitar, Glenn Anderson on drums and special guest Robin Lea on vocals.


Saturday December 15th, 2018
2:00 PM show

15785 8th Concession
King, Ontario

Tickets available at:
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3620538



Ross Accompanies His Favourite Vocalists Saturdays and Sundays at the Olde School Restaurant in Brantford

Ross Wooldridge teams up on Saturday nights with fabulous local vocalists like the lovely and talented Brenda Brown and Carolyn Credico. Fine dining and lovely music are the norm at The Olde School, and of course. Don’t forget their sumptuous Sunday Brunch featuring Ross playing solo piano.

Saturday Evenings 6:00 – 10:00 pm
Sunday Brunch from 11:00 am - 2:30 pm


Come and enjoy Ross at the grand piano, playing the timeless standards from the Great North American Songbook and more. On Saturday evenings, revel in the smooth sounds of singing sensations Brenda Brown or Carolyn Credico, all while treating yourself to the special and unique ambience and excellent menu at Branford's landmark Olde School Restaurant.


Saturday evenings and Sunday Brunch

The Olde School Restaurant
687 Powerline Road (at the corner of Paris Road)
Brantford, Ontario
519-753-3131

Please note – PLEASE CALL AHEAD, as from time to time Ross will need to be away from the Olde School Restaurant because he is performing at other shows. On those times there will be an equally talented performer well worth listening to filling in.