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  • Variations and Fugue on Themes by Gaga - Ron Davis and Symphronica

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    Jazz pianist Ron Davis (rondavismusic.com) and his unique Symphronica project perform their radical reworking of Lady Gaga's Poker Face live at Toronto's Lula Lounge, including a full out 4-voice fugue on themes from Poker Face and Lady Gaga's name (G-A-G-A). Ron introduces and explains the arrangement here: https://www.youtube.com/wat...

    Credits:

    Ron Davis - piano, leader, co-arranger
    Kevin Barrett - guitar, music director
    Russ Boswell - bass
    Roger Travassos - drums
    Jessica Deutsch - violin
    Ben Plotnick - violin
    Anna Atkinson - viola
    Bryan Holt - cello
    Jason Nett - co-arranger

    Video directed and edited by Karen Shopsowitz, with cameramen Marc Landau and Saul Lederman at the Lula Lounge, Toronto, April 23 2014. Show less
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  • Ron Davis' SymphRONica Play all

    From http://www.symphronica.com -

    Ron Davis' Symphronica is an exciting fusion of his electric / acoustic - jazz quartet and a scintillating string quartet or symphony orchestra. Symphronica brings fresh, original irresistible, accessible (hummable!) jazz/ pop/ classical/ world experiences to audiences across Canada and the world. It's like nothing you've heard or seen.

    Ron is a renowned pianist and composer. He has been called "An innovative force within the world of jazz” by the National Post.
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    • Ron Davis' SymphRONica - CHANCE - Duration: 6 minutes, 17 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 102 views
      Ron Davis' brilliant SymphRONica - the electric/acoustic jazz/pop/string group - plays "Chance" composed especially for SymphRONica by 17 year old British composer Jack Pepper.

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      Ron Da...
    • EVERYTHING IS FREE - SymphRONica feat. George Elliott Clarke & Shelley Hamilton - Duration: 4 minutes, 7 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 38 views
      Ron Davis' brilliant SymphRONica - the electric/acoustic jazz/pop/string group - accompany renowned poet George Elliott Clarke, Canada's Parliamentary Poet Laureate, and vocalist Shelley Hamilton i...
    • Ron Davis' SymphRONica - WHIRLYCURL - Duration: 4 minutes, 52 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 32 views
      Ron Davis' brilliant SymphRONica - the electric/acoustic jazz/pop/string group - plays Ron's original composition Whirlycurl (arr. Ron Davis & Mike Downes).

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    • Ron Davis' SymphRONica plays 'Jeanamora' - Duration: 5 minutes, 7 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
      • 133 views
      SymphRONica plays 'Jeanamora' (comp. Ron Davis / arr. Tania Gill) at the The Scottish Arts Club as part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016. More at symphronica.com and rondavismusic.com. #SymphRONi...
    • "Dror Yikrah" (excerpt) - Ron Davis' Symphronica Live at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe - Duration: 3 minutes, 23 seconds.

      • 8 months ago
      • 62 views
      "Dror Yikrah" (trad.) from "Pocket Symphrinca" (2016) performed live by Ron Davis' Symphronica at The Scottish Arts Club as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016.

      Ron Davis (piano)
      Kevin ...
    • "Chassal Siddur Pesach" - Ron Davis​'s Symphronica Live in Edinburgh - Duration: 4 minutes, 9 seconds.

      • 8 months ago
      • 72 views
      "Chassal Siddur Pesach" (trad.) from "Pocket Symphronica" (2016) performed live by Ron Davis' Symphronica at The Scottish Arts Club as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016. More at rondavis...
    • Ron Davis' SymphRONica - D'Hora - Duration: 7 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 585 views
      Ron Davis' brilliant SymphRONica - the electric/acoustic jazz/pop/string group - plays Ron's original latin/middle eastern flavoured composition D'Hora (arr. Mike Downes).

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    • Ron Davis' Symphronica & the Hogtown Brass Quintet - GruvMuv - Duration: 6 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 236 views
      Ron Davis' brilliant Symphronica - the electric/acoustic jazz/pop/string group - combines with the mighty Hogtown Brass Quintet for some heavy groove with GruvMuv (comp. Ron Davis/ arr. Jason Nett...
    • Ron Davis' Pocket Symphronica - Feb. 4 2016 - Duration: 33 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 50 views
      CTV News coverage of the CD Release Concert of Ron Davis' Pocket Symphronica at Toronto's Lula Lounge.
    • MEET RON DAVIS - "Toronto’s Jazz (and everything else) Pianist" - Duration: 48 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 82 views
      Ron Davis
      www.rondavismusic.com
      "Toronto’s Jazz (and everything else) Pianist"

      “Firmly established as an innovative force within the world of jazz.”
      National Post
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    • RON DAVIS: POCKET SYMPHRONICA CD RELEASE! FEBRUARY 04/16 07:30 PM - Duration: 48 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 22 views
      A personal invitation from Ron Davis to the release of his 10th CD "Pocket Symphronica" (Really Records) – a studio recording of their incredible, one-of-a-kind, original music. TICKETS and INFO: ...
    • SYMPHRONICA MEETS THE BADASS CLASS ACT HOGTOWN BRASS - NOV 26 2015 - LULA LOUNGE - TORONTO - Duration: 46 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 40 views
      Details: https://www.bemusednetwork.com/events/detail/130

      Ron Davis in rehearsal with the Hogtown Brass Quintet playing 'Rhosymedre'. There’s going to be some raucous noise when Ron and his SYMPH...
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    • Ron Davis Trio - Four Brothers - Duration: 4 minutes, 34 seconds.

      • 10 years ago
      • 7,093 views
      Ron Davis (piano), Drew Birston (bass), Ted Warren (drums), one night at Toronto's fabled Top o' The Senator jazz club.
    • WHIRLYCURL - Ron Davis Live! - Duration: 6 minutes, 45 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      • 6,404 views
      Pianist/ composer/ arranger Ron Davis and his quintet play a sizzling version of his 'Whirlycurl'. From the session that can be heard on his new No. 1 charting cd Subarashii Live! (www.rondavismus...
    • Ron Davis - - Down By Three - Duration: 4 minutes, 52 seconds.

      • 10 years ago
      • 3,203 views
      The Ron Davis Trio and saxophonist Richard Underhill play the beautiful ballad 'Down By Three'.
    • Le Reel de Pointe-au-Pic - from Ron Davis' Symphronica (symphronica.com) - Duration: 5 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 2,878 views
      CHECK OUT THE SYMPHRONCIA RECORDING (Acronym/Universal Music 41816765) at http://rondavismusic.bandcamp.com/music or on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/ron-davis-symphronica/i...
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    • Mahna Mahna - Duration: 7 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 2,028 views
      Ron Davis (rondavismusic.com) live with his Blue Modules project, and their arrangement of the kids' classic song. Filmed at Toronto's legendary Rex Jazz Bar in March 2013, with Kevin Barrett (g), ...
    • Thomachonga- Ron Davis Live! - Duration: 4 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 9 years ago
      • 1,996 views
      A high energy performance of "Thomachonga" by pianist/ composer/ arranger Ron Davis and his quintet. From the session that can be heard on his new live cd "Subarashii Live". Details: www.RonDavisMu...
    • Viva Las Vegas- Ron Davis Live - Duration: 6 minutes, 6 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 1,861 views
      Ron Davis (www.rondavismusic.com) with Brandi Disterheft (bass) and Roger Travassos (drums) playing music from Ron's Blue Modules project at Toronto's prestigious and happening Gallery 345.
    • Bal Na Gnojnej - Ron Davis Live - Duration: 3 minutes, 16 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 1,734 views
      Bal Na Gnojnej is the celebrated Polish song from the 1930's written about Ron's grandfather, Josef Ladovski aka "Grobe Josek".

      Ron Davis (www.rondavismusic.com) with Brandi Disterheft (bass) and...
    • Pawpwalk! (c)2005 Moviewitz Productions Inc. - Duration: 3 minutes, 40 seconds.

      • 10 years ago
      • 1,596 views
      Download Audio: http://vibedeck.com/rondavis/the-bestseller
      Flashback to the 1970s, London England... a home movie camera makes its way through the crowded streets. At one corner, a busker covered ...
    • Ron Davis Ensemble -Chassal Siddur Pesach - Duration: 4 minutes, 58 seconds.

      • 10 years ago
      • 1,532 views
      The Ron Davis Trio + The Shimmering Rhythm Ensemble at the Top o' The Senator in Toronto, performing the gorgeous traditional tune. Arrangement - Tania Gill. Vocalist - Jean Stilwell.
    • Making Plans for Nigel - Duration: 7 minutes, 37 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 1,489 views
      Ron Davis (rondavismusic.com) live with his Blue Modules project, and their arrangement of the classic XTC hit. Filmed at Toronto's legendary Rex Jazz Bar in March 2013, with Kevin Barrett (g), Ros...
    • The Climb - from Ron Davis' Symphronica (symphronica.com) - Duration: 5 minutes, 37 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 1,490 views
      CHECK OUT THE SYMPHRONCIA RECORDING (Acronym/Universal Music 41816765) at http://rondavismusic.bandcamp.com/music or on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/ron-davis-symphronica/i...
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