Bio: Ben Jokela on piano and Garth Vogan on bass are versatile, veteran musicians of the southern Ontario scene. They have each independently played with countless bands and artists over many years of touring, theatre work, showbands, and sessions.
Their likeminded musical sensibilities brought them together to form this duo playing an eclectic selection of jazz, latin, rock, pop and funky grooves.
They specialize in creating an atmosphere of pleasing sounds while maintaining artistic integrity with structured improvisation and musical exploration. Their large repertoire includes many familiar standards and favourites mixed with some beautiful obscurities and some original material.
They can be seen often on Wednesday evenings at their residency at the beautiful Manhattans Bistro in Guelph.
Their debut album – paperless – is named as an homage to the way they play for hours, often taking requests, but rarely looking at a piece of paper.
Style of music: Acoustic, Blues, Instrumentals, Jazz, Latin, Pop, Rock
For booking contact Ben Jokela.