LIVE PERFORMANCE | Edra Silva & Justin Duhaime
EDRA SILVA CAVADA is a graduate of musical composition with a focus on singing, guitar and jazz improvisation, Edra Silva developed her musical career over the course of 10 years in Santiago, Chile, where she played in various jazz bands, participated in several notable jazz albums and performed in a number of iconic festivals throughout Latin America. In 2016, Edra arrived in the United States to board the Ruby Princess of the Princess Cruises fleet as the lead singer of the party band. In 2017 and 2018, she traveled to Australia to board the Pacific Explorer and the Pacific Eden (P&O Australia), respectively, as part of the resident duo as a singer and guitarist. In 2018, Edra Silva released her debut jazz EP “Intro” and is currently living in Ottawa, preparing a long-play record – a jazz-fusion work composed entirely of original compositions.
JUSTIN DUHAIME is a passionate guitarist, composer and teacher based in Ottawa. He has performed at various festivals and sold out concerts at venues such as Irene’s Pub and Pressed. Duhaime is the recipient of the Ottawa Arts Council’s 2018 RBC Emerging Artist Award, the first musician to ever receive the award. As a freelance guitarist Duhaime has performed in a wide array of musical styles. Most recently, he has emerged as a leading figure in the jazz manouche scene in Ottawa. Duhaime has a self-published guitar book and is sponsored by DK Guitars.