“Bill Coon is one of Canada's great treasures, a master improviser on the guitar, currently living in Vancouver, BC., He is a Juno nominated guitarist/arranger/composer who has performed with many of the great musicians of our time . . . ”
Juno nominated guitarist/ composer /arranger Bill Coon is one of Canada’s most highly respected and sought after musicians. He has been performing professionally for over twenty-five years.
Bill’s performing and writing has been documented on over two-dozen CD’s to date, while big bands and orchestras throughout the world have performed his arrangements.
In addition to a busy performance and recording schedule, Bill is in high demand as an educator. He is an adjudicator and clinician at music festivals and workshops throughout Canada and presently teaches jazz guitar and composition at Capilano College in North Vancouver.
“Bill is an amazing guitar player with a wickedly sensitive touch and a very confident sense of swing. ”
— Cory Weeds, musician, radio host, Cellar Jazz Club owner
Jazz guitarist Bill Coon presents speakeasy, his much anticipated trio album with special guest Ross Taggart on tenor sax . Bill’s beautiful sound and mastery of the guitar is evident throughout the entire album-a wonderful collection of original and standard tunes. Darren Radtke on acoustic bass and Dave Robbins on drums join Bill on his first recording as a leader