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Fourth of July Road Trip! Mike Manny & Nathan Hiltz Explore the U.S.A.
July 4, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Back by popular demand after their first duo performance at syncspace.live, Ottawa pianist Mike Manny and Toronto guitarist Nathan Hiltz hit the road for a fourth of July musical journey through the United States of America powered by their high-energy swinging style.
Mike Manny has been immersed in the world of music since the tender age of 4. Originally from Toronto, he studied at Humber College and was then a scholarship graduate of the prestigious Manhattan School of Music in New York City, Mike joined the Canadian Forces as a musician in 2002 and has since performed extensively with the Forces worldwide while posted in Ottawa and Winnipeg. Now residing (back) in Ottawa, Mike is a very in-demand musician performing with many ensembles including the Ottawa Jazz Orchestra, and with his own trio playing hard-hitting arrangements of classic jazz repertoire in the hard-bop style.
Nathan Hiltz is a jazz guitarist and professor of music at Humber College. He has performed with Alex Pangman, Bernie Senensky, Del Dako,The Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and The Boss Brass. His trio album, ‘Songs Poetic’ (GB RECORDS) features a swinging set of jazz standards from the great American songbook.