Luis Deniz Trio

  • June 28, 2024
  • 10:00 pm
  • The Pilot

Saxophonist Luis Deniz was born and raised in Cuba. He started his music studies at the age of 10 and graduated from the National School of Arts in Havana in 2003. In 2004, he moved to Toronto and since then has kept a busy schedule both performing locally, and on every major Canadian jazz festival, well as internationally, plus teaching, having taught at Humber College and University of Toronto, and presently, as associate professor of Jazz Saxophone at Brandon University. Luis’s awards include Grand Prix du Jazz General Motors (Montreal Jazz Festival, David Virelles Quintet, 2006) and Galaxie Rising Star (Halifax Jazz Festival, Rich Brown’s Rinsethealgorithm, 2010), among a Juno Award and several nominations, as well as a grammy nomination. He has performed and shared the stage with some of the best jazz musicians from Canada and abroad, and has played all over Canada, USA, Europe, Australia, and Japan.