Presented by OLG

Wayne Eagles Trio

Thu, Jun 27, 2024

FREE SHOW (No Tix Required)
Wayne Eagles - guitar
Harrison Singer - bass
Justine Walker - drums

Wayne Eagles is dedicated improviser, embracing a wide vista of jazz, funk, rock, and fusion guitar styles. He has been Guitar Performance Instructor at Carleton University’s Music department since September 1992, founding Director of their Fusion Ensemble from September 2007, and a Contract Instructor. Wayne has performed or recorded with Billy Kilson, David Torn, Ian Froman, Mike Milligan, The Bitches Brew Tribute Band, Adam Nussbaum, Ken Rosser, and Rob Fraboni. An endorsing artist for renowned instrument manufacturers, supported by arts councils and national radio networks, his performance history includes: jazz and blues festivals, The NAMM Show (Anaheim), university showcases, television broadcasts, radio simulcasts, and extensive club work. With several well received recordings to his credit, Wayne has been praised by Guitar Player, Cadence and Music Etc., alongside All About Jazz, Audiophile Imports and Guitar Moderne websites.

Harrison Singer is an accomplished bassist, composer, and musical educator. Throughout his career, has been an active and sought out member in the Ottawa/Gatineau Music scene. Participating in many area showcases, including the Ottawa Blues Festival and Ottawa Jazz Festival, in addition to many performances across Canada. Harrison graduated from the Carleton University Jazz Program with distinction in 2016. He has since been hired by various musicians to accompany them on national tours, as well as having been frequently engaged in studio recording sessions across genres.

Justine Walker is a drummer, instructor, and aspiring scholar. An active musician throughout Ottawa, she engages in interesting performance opportunities from jazz fusion and musical theatre gigs, to experimental sound design and recording projects. Graduating from Carleton University's BMus Performance program in 2018, she studied with renowned drum instructor/journalist T. Bruce Wittet. In June 2024, she will obtain her M.A. in Music & Culture with a specialization in African Studies from Carleton University after successfully defending her thesis: Anti-Rap or Anti-Black?: A Critical Examination of White Moral Panic in Response to West Coast Gangsta Rap (supervised by of Dr. Jesse Stewart). Justine begins a Ph.D. in Critical Music Studies at Stony Brook University in New York fall 2024.