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Mini Gallery: Jazz pianist Ron Paley at the Bassment

Winnipeg jazz fixture Ron Paley played a classically jazzy solo piano performance on Saturday, May 11th at the Bassment club in Saskatoon. This is a mini gallery of photos from his show. Paley has notched his belt touring with the Buddy Rich and Woody Herman bands, and has been playing, arranging, and composing jazz and big band music for forty years.

Ron Paley live at the Bassment. Ron has been a defining figure in the Manitoba jazz community since the 1970s. Photo taken Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Ron Paley live at the Bassment. Ron has been a defining figure in the Manitoba jazz community since the 1970s. Photo taken Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Ron Paley live at the Bassment. The soft-spoken musician chatted with the audience in between songs. Photo taken Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Ron Paley live at the Bassment. The soft-spoken musician chatted with the audience in between songs. Photo taken Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Ron Paley live at the Bassment. The audience looks on as Paley plays solo piano. Photo taken Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Ron Paley live at the Bassment. The audience looks on as Paley plays solo piano. Photo taken Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Ron Paley live at the Bassment. Photo taken Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Ron Paley live at the Bassment. Photo taken Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Ron Paley live at the Bassment. Paley checked  in with the audience before playing one more song to end his set. Photo taken Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Ron Paley live at the Bassment. Paley checked in with the audience before playing one more song to end his set. Photo taken Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Ron Paley live at the Bassment. May 11, 2013.

Ron Paley live at the Bassment. May 11, 2013.

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