Nancy Walker Trio

  • June 21, 2024
  • 10:00 pm
  • The Pilot

Pianist/composer Nancy Walker has been recognized with honours Canada-wide, including the Montréal Jazz Festival’s Grand Prix de Jazz, the National Jazz Awards Keyboardist Of The Year Award, a JUNO nomination for Instrumental Album Of The Year, and an induction into the Mississauga Music Walk Of Fame.

With a reputation as both a dynamic improvisor and a collaborative accompanist, Nancy has recorded, performed and toured internationally with the cream of Canada’s musical crop. As a composer and arranger, she has been commissioned to write music for radio and television jingles, contemporary dance, choir, musical theatre and youth jazz ensembles, in addition to composing for her own groups. Nancy has several discs to her credit as leader. Her most recent, 'Til Now Is Secret, showcases ten of her original compositions inspired by landscapes, visual art, architecture and more.

Well-acquainted with the art of the jam session, Nancy was the pianist in the the house trio for the Ottawa Jazz Festival’s nightly jam sessions for over a decade. Her own trio for this TD Toronto Jazz Fest engagement features bassist Lauren Falls and drummer Joel Haynes.