Live Music with Mike Kaupa
and Gordon Webster Jazz Duo
at Via Girasole Wine Bar
Friday, January 31, 7-10pm
We are very excited to welcome Mike Kaupa and Gordon Webster back to
Via Girasole Wine Bar.
Call 585-641-0340 for reservations
(Reservations do require a 1 drink per person minimum)
Jazz Trumpet player Mike Kaupa has toured North America, Europe and Japan as a band leader and teacher. He recently performed in Fredonia as a guest of the Fredonia Jazz Workshop and last summer lead a group in Paris. Among others, he has performed with Jorge Rossy, Ben Monder, Mark Murphy, Gary Bartz, Luciana Souza, Joe Locke, Mel Torme and Ray Charles. mike-kaupa - wixsite.com
Originally from Ottawa, Gordon Webster began studying music at the age of four. In 1993 he moved to Toronto where he earned a Bachelor of Music from the University of Toronto in 1999. His first trio recording, as a leader, "Three We" was released in 2000 with sidemen Duncan Hopkins and Kevin Dempsey. Other recording credits include Canadian jazz releases with Chris Robinson, Kim Addison, Rita di Ghent; groove/fusion projects KITE, Jukejoint and Gruvoria; a recent duo album with Mike Kaupa
In addition to his ongoing creative pursuits as a jazz musician, Gordon holds a passion for lindy hop and blues dancing, and currently performs throughout Europe and Asia leading his own band.