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Live Music with Mike Kaupa and Gordon Webster Jazz Duo at Via Girasole Wine Bar

We are very excited to welcome Mike Kaupa and Gordon Webster back to
Via Girasole Wine Bar.
Call 585-641-0340 for reservations
(Reservations do require a 1 drink per person minimum)

Jazz Trumpet player Mike Kaupa has toured North America, Europe and Japan as a band leader and teacher. He recently performed in Fredonia as a guest of the Fredonia Jazz Workshop and last summer lead a group in Paris. Among others, he has performed with Jorge Rossy, Ben Monder, Mark Murphy, Gary Bartz, Luciana Souza, Joe Locke, Mel Torme and Ray Charles. mike-kaupa - wixsite.com

Originally from Ottawa, Gordon Webster began studying music at the age of four. In 1993 he moved to Toronto where he earned a Bachelor of Music from the University of Toronto in 1999. His first trio recording, as a leader, "Three We" was released in 2000 with sidemen Duncan Hopkins and Kevin Dempsey. Other recording credits include Canadian jazz releases with Chris Robinson, Kim Addison, Rita di Ghent; groove/fusion projects KITE, Jukejoint and Gruvoria; a recent duo album with Mike Kaupa
In addition to his ongoing creative pursuits as a jazz musician, Gordon holds a passion for lindy hop and blues dancing, and currently performs throughout Europe and Asia leading his own band.