Reg Schwager

A leading figure of the Toronto jazz scene, Reg Schwager is a four-time winner of Canada’s National Jazz Award for Guitarist of the Year. Born in the Netherlands, Schwager moved with his family to Sudbury, Ontario when he was six, and by age 15 he was playing jazz gigs. He has performed with Diana Krall, Peter Appleyard, Rob McConnell, and many others. He can be heard on more than 200 recordings with artists including Junior Mance, Gary Burton, and Mel Tormé. CD releases under his own name include Songbook, Delphinus, Arctic Passage, Duets, Chromology, Border Town, Resonance and – along with bassist Don Thompson – Live at Mezzetta and One Take: Volume Three. He has toured, recorded and collaborated on songs with Rio de Janeiro based vocalist Fernanda Cunha.


Featured Performances

Jazz Canada I – a Tribute to Jobim & Shorter

Saturday, July 29 | 7:30 pm

Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts

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