At 24 years of age, Winnipeg-based drummer Lucas Sader has established himself internationally as a recording artist, composer, bandleader, and educator. Sader released his critically acclaimed debut album Apollo in 2012. Upon its release, Apollo was the #1 jazz album in Canada (!earshot).
The Lucas Sader Project returns to the TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival with a fresh, progressive sound. The group will feature Sader on drums, Laurent Roy on guitar, Paul Balcain on alto and tenor saxophones, Karl Kohut on bass, and vocalist Joanna Majoko. The group will perform Sader’s brand-new compositions and arrangements, along with works from Apollo.
Lucas graduated with his Bachelor of Jazz Studies Degree from the University of Manitoba in 2013. In 2014, the Lucas Sader Project was nominated for the Julian Award of Excellence, a national award recognizing emerging Canadian jazz artists. Sader has collaborated with a variety of artists in his career, including world-renowned trumpeter Derrick Gardner, JUNO-nominated vocalist Erin Propp, country singer David James, and hip hop artist KayR.
Joanna Majoko | Vocals
Paul Balcain | Tenor Saxophone
Larry Roy | Guitar
Karl Kohut | Bass
Lucas Sader | Drums
$15 Admission (Click here to purchase)