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Trailblazer Liberty Silver Joins Jazz Mechanics for Unforgettable Brampton Show

Liberty Silver, a multi-Juno Award-winning recording artist, will be joining forces with the Jazz Mechanics, Canada’s oldest community concert band, for an electrifying show at The Rose Theatre in Brampton on April 14, 2024, at 7:30 PM. This collaboration promises to take audiences on a journey through the true American songbook.

Born to a Jamaican Irish mother and a Hawaiian father, Liberty Silver’s early life saw her placed for adoption in Ontario, Canada, where she grew up in various cities including Kingston and Peterborough. At the age of 12, she showcased her talent with The Wild Bunch, a Toronto reggae band, opening for Bob Marley at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Silver’s groundbreaking achievements include being the first Black woman to receive a Juno Award, winning for Best R&B/Soul Recording (“Lost Somewhere Inside Your Love”) and Best Reggae/Calypso Recording (“Heaven Must Have Sent You” with Otis Gayle) in 1985. She has received a total of five Juno nominations from 1985 to 1989 and has left an indelible mark on the Canadian music industry.

Her notable career highlights include hosting the TV series “Centre Stage Chronicles” in 2000 and her participation in the African charity ensemble single ‘Tears Are Not Enough’ as a member of the supergroup Northern Lights in 1985. Silver’s talent has also graced prestigious events such as Star Search, where she won consecutively, and performances for dignitaries including Barack Obama, Celine Dion, and Mikhail Gorbachev.

Throughout her illustrious career, Silver has been a fixture at renowned music festivals worldwide, from the Niagara Jazz Festival to the Barbados Jazz Festival, showcasing her versatile and captivating performances.

Don’t miss this unforgettable night as Liberty Silver and the Jazz Mechanics come together for a musical experience that celebrates the rich tapestry of American music at The Rose Theatre in Brampton on April 14, 2024.

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