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Event Archive - Jerry Bryant's 90th Birthday Party: Island Big Band, Jerry Bryant

Mon. April 1st 2013 8:00pm - 11:00pm doors at 7:00pm Hermann's Jazz Club (All Ages) 8:00pm - 11:00pm doors at 7:00pm
$10.00
Tickets at: Hermann's Jazz Club, 753 View Street, Victoria BC
Presented by: The Island Big Band
Join the 18 piece Island Big Band help celebrate a Victoria Music Legend's 90th birthday. There will be some surprise guest soloists from a lifetime of music joining the band.

Jerry Bryant's music reflects his uniqueness. His Wide and varied background form the basis of his musical personality. Born on April Fool's day 1923 in Kansas City, his roots are in the blues tradition. Strong early influences also come from his famous uncle, the great blues singer Joe Turner.

Island Big Band (Big Band Jazz)

The "Island Big Band" consists of five trumpets, five saxes, four trombones, vocalist, piano, drums, bass, and guitar. This 30-year old Victoria based non-profit aggregation focused on the music styles from the 1930's to the present and for the first ten years or so the band played for dances throughout Southern Vancouver Island. Since then the ban... more info

Jerry Bryant

Jerry Bryant's music reflects his uniqueness. His Wide and varied background form the basis of his musical personality. Born on April Fool's day 1923 in Kansas City, his roots are in the blues tradition. Strong early influences also come from his famous uncle, the great blues singer Joe Turner. He spent time in Grand Rapids Michigan before se... more info
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