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Tom Bio sept 27/10 Mr. Marblesz , once described as “Farfisa carnival jazz”, is a collection of revered Canadian musicians, hand-picked by composer/guitarist Tom Juhas, to perform music rooted in jazz and stretching to surf and Balkan traditions. This collection of genres can be experienced on their debut self- titled recording “Mr. Marblesz” featuring Friendly Rich, members of string quartet Feu Noire and keyboard specialist Dafydd Hughes on Farfisa organ. The Mr. Marblesz line-up includes Chris Gale on tenor saxophone (Blue Rodeo, Jeff Healey, Colin James, Ron Sexsmith, The Arkells), Sly Juhas on drums (Brandi Disterheft, Friendly Rich and the Lollipop People, Elvis Bossa Nova, Laila Biali) and Tyler Emond on bass (Matt Dusk, Nick Ali, Slutty Slutty BANG BANG). Juhas, an Oscar Peterson Prize recipient, has seized the opportunity to perform on stage with the late Michael Brecker and contemporary jazz masters Dave Holland and Dave Douglas while attending Humber College
by Jerry D'Souza
Mr. Marblesz, a band with a twist in its name and its music, has its roots in Toronto, Canada. The music finds a home in jazz, but branches out into several genres with finesse and a decided sense of fun, which raises it to an appreciable level. Guitarist/vocalist Tom Juhas shows flair as a ...