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Event Archive - BeatBack at the Empress: BeatBack, Wes Carroll, Cyril Lojda, Trav Short

Fri. June 22nd 2018 @  Empress Q Bar (All Ages)
6
Free
Live music from 6-10 pm!
Set 1&2(6-8pm): Expect lots of bossa, swing, bebop, Wes Montgomery and blues.

Set 3&4 (8-10pm): Funky, Hip Hop Grooves, Vocal Songs and Originals.
http://www.wescarrollmusic.com/about

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BeatBack

This trio is made up of storytellers who travel from spacious valleys to funky marshlands with the sole-goal of whisking jazz into a new kind of froth. They perform both instrumental and vocal songs, receiving inspiration from John Scofield, Bill Withers and Wes Montgomery. Through their 20 month stay at the Empress, their sound has congealed into ... more info

Wes Carroll (Jazz, Blues, Funk/Soul, Bossa/Latin, ect...)

Victoria, BC based composer, arranger, guitarist and vocalist, Wes Carroll is dedicated to reaching audiences with his original creations. His writing strives to surprise and intrigue through swings of volume, groove and emotion. In 2014 he graduated with a degree in Jazz Studies from Vancouver Island University. In the summer of 2013 Wes contr... more info
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Cyril Lojda (Jazz, Funk, Hip Hop, R&B, Blues)

Cyril Lojda was born in Carlsbad, a spa city in western Bohemia, the Czech Republic. At the age of eighteen he fell in love with Jazz and started to play drums. In 2009 he studied at Music Conservatory of Jaroslav Jezek in Prague (KJJ) and was part of Milan Svoboda USP big band and also small jazz group called Fanfan Tulipan. This group became the... more info