Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, saxophonist Kelly Jefferson has resided in Toronto since 2000, quickly becoming one of the cityís most respected jazz musicians. Following the completion of a Bachelor of Music from McGill University and Masterís degree from the Manhattan School of Music, Kelly has enjoyed and active freelance career, working with the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, the Tommy Dorsey Band, Renee Rosnes and Dave Restivo. In Addition, Kelly leads his own group which recently released its debut CD entitled Spark. He currently teaches at York University in Toronto.