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Sat, Feb 10


First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa

The Larnell Lewis Band & Joy Lapps Project

One of the most sought after drummer in the world, Grammy Award winning Larnell Lewis teams up with 2022 Grammy-nominee Joy Lapps Lewis to give you an amazing night of music in Ottawa.

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The Larnell Lewis Band & Joy Lapps Project
The Larnell Lewis Band & Joy Lapps Project

Time & Location

Feb 10, 2024, 7:00 p.m.

First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa, 30 Cleary Ave, Ottawa, ON K2A 4A1, Canada

About the event

LARNELL LEWIS is a Grammy Award winning musician, composer, producer, and educator. Based in Toronto, has established himself among the most diverse and in-demand drummers in the world.

Since 2012, Larnell has been playing with three time Grammy Award winning band, Snarky Puppy. Larnell leads successful ensembles of his own and has toured the globe with highly reputable contemporary musicians, including Quincy Jones, Laila Biali, Jeremy Ledbetter, Etienne Charles, Gregory Porter, Benny Golson, Lalah Hathaway, Jacob Collier, John Scofield, Pat Metheny, Lisa Fisher, Kurt Elling, Gary Burton, and more. Larnell’s immense talent, fierce creativity, and evolving musical style keep him in-demand as a collaborator for artists internationally.

JOY LAPPS-LEWIS is a 2022 Grammy-nominee.  Her proficiency with the tenor pan and her diverse performance range have led to great audience receptions, and flattering recognition from seasoned professional pannists. She performed at various festivals including Toronto’s Afrofest, Toronto's TD Toronto Jazz Festival and Antigua’s Moods of Pan Festival.

She leads The Joy Lapps Project, a steelpan led ensemble exploring Afro and Latin-Caribbean Jazz, with a hint of R&B and soul. She is also a member and supporter of the Toronto-based steelband, Pan Fantasy.

Joy has released four recordings including "Praise on Pan: How Great Thou Art" (2004), “Make a Joyful Noise” (2006) and “It’s Christmas Time” (2007). In 2014 she released an EP of original compositions entitled "Morning Sunrise" and is currently focused on recording new music for her upcoming album.


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