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Richard Page / Press

“...this is an outstanding player and dedicated educated serious teacher. Check him out! You'll learn a lot.”

“OttawaJazzScene.ca talked with Ottawa Hard Bop Association co-leaders Richard Page and Ed Lister about the group's music, at their first recording session.”

“Django Libre got listeners out of their seats at the Rendez-Vous Rideau Jazz festival Stage on June 27, with their strongly swinging versions of standards.”

“Reedman, flautist and composer Richard Page came to Ottawa in 2008 with the Youth Summit at the Ottawa Jazz Festival. Since then he's made Ottawa his home and his presence known. In the past year he's done a lot of playing, and an increasing amount of composing.”

“With Richard playing tenor and soprano saxes, clarinet and flute, and Linsey playing soprano and alto saxes and flute, a paper spreadsheet had to be created to keep track of all the combinations. The Trio's regular drummer, Matt Aston, and bass player Philippe Charbonneau accompanied the two horn players. The music had the blend of rigour and spontaneity...”

“Great show yesterday. Amazing material Richard. Brilliance!”

Ryan Mitchell Boch - Ottawa

"I'm excited for this."

David Seliger-Giovinazzo - Upon hearing about an upcoming show

“ed by young tenor sax player Richard Page, this “chamber jazz” show will feature all original material arranged for jazz trio, 16-piece string ensemble and flute soloist, Emilie Michaud.”

“For the last year and half, the young saxophonist Richard Page has been steadily increasing his profile on the Ottawa jazz scene.”

“The young tenor saxophonist Richard Page is beginning a stretch of Saturday afternoon appearances at the Rainbow Bistro, a venue better-known as a blues haunt. Page tells me that rather than feature a steady group, he hopes to showcase different rhythm sections each Saturday in December...”

“We'd be sunk if it weren't for players such as tenor saxophonist Richard Page, who arrived in Ottawa at the end of May and has since been stirring things up.”