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PJ Perry Quintet at Rigoletto’s Cafe

10305 100 Ave. NW  Edmonton, AB
Call 780-429-0701 for reservation

Every Wednesday from 5:30 to 8 PM

PJ Perry | Saxophone
Bob Tildesley | Trumpet
Chris Andrew | Piano
Paul Johnston | Bass
Dave Laing | Drums

In order to maintain our Live Music policy, there will be a $15 per person cover charge added to the bill.


PJ Perry Quintet at the Yardbird Suite
Friday, February 11, 2022  |  8 PM
Saturday, February 12, 2022  |  8 PM

Yardbird Suite
11 Tommy Banks Way NW Edmonton, AB

PJ Perry | Saxophone
Bob Tildesley | Trumpet
Chris Andrew | Piano
Paul Johnston | Bass
Dave Laing | Drums


PJ Perry with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

PJ Perry plays Charlie Parker with Strings

Thursday, March 3, 2022  |  7:30 PM
Saturday, March 5, 2022  |  7:30 PM
Saturday, March 5, 2022  |  2:30 PM

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PJ Perry

“a disciple of swing and improvisation…”

PJ Perry has shared the stage with countless jazz greats such as Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Michel LeGrand, Pepper Adams, Kenny Wheeler, Tom Harrell, Rob McConnell, Slide Hampton, Herb Spanier, Bobby Shew, Fraser McPherson, Tommy Banks, Joe LaBarbera, Clarence “Big” Miller, Red Rodney and many more talented artists, too numerous to list here. Recently, he was a featured soloist on the hit 2010 Broadway production of Come Fly Away, highlighting the songs of Frank Sinatra and the choreography of Twyla Tharpe.

In 2007 PJ was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Alberta.

In autumn of 1999 Justin Time Records released a JUNO-nominated recording of PJ and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. PJ Perry has become recognized by critics, colleagues and listeners as being one of North America’s premier saxophonists.

Winner of a 1993 JUNO Award for Best Jazz Recording for his album My Ideal, PJ has received Jazz Report magazine’s Critic’s Choice Award for Best Alto Sax for a record-breaking seven years; from 1993 to 1999.

In 2016 PJ Perry was awarded the Order of Canada by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.

The Canadian Encyclopedia

PJ Perry Biography