Larnell Lewis x Joy Lapps & Friends

  • June 30, 2023
  • 10:00 pm
  • The Pilot

Official Festival Late Night Jam

JOY LAPPS is a musician, composer, arts educator and arts advocate. She leads The Joy Lapps Project, a steelpan-forward world music ensemble. Her repertoire teems with Afro-Caribbean- and Afro-Brazilian-inspired rhythmic and harmonic patterns, garlands of melody and plenty of space for spontaneity. An audience favourite, Joy brings her bright and genuine personality and is known for delivering dynamic and engaging performances. As a leader, Joy has appeared at jazz festivals across Canada including Montreal International Jazz Festival, the Victoria, Edmonton, and Halifax Jazz Festivals.

Check out Joy’s most recent recording Girl In The Yard, follow her on social media at @JoyLappsMusic and visit her website

LARNELL LEWIS is a Grammy Award winning musician, composer, producer and educator based in Toronto. He is a distinguished drummer known for his immense talent, skill and musical creativity. He has recorded and toured internationally with world renowned artists including Quincy Jones, Jacob Collier, Pat Metheny, Snarky Puppy and many more. He also leads his own project, The Larnell Lewis Band and released his debut album, In the Moment, in 2018. This project explores Larnell’s deep connection to jazz, fusion, and his Afro-Caribbean roots. In 2020, Larnell released Relive the Moment, a reimagination of his compositions from his debut with new live drum performances. Larnell Lewis proudly endorses Yamaha Drums, Zildjian, Promark, Evans, D’Addario, Prologix, and Latin Percussion.

Follow @LarnellLewisMusic on FB/IN/YT /TT& @Larnell_Lewis on TW.