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Event Archive - Big Band Latin Jazz Night: Island Big Band, Bryn Badel, Sean Drabitt (Bass), James McRae (Drums), Leon Torres (Congas)

Mon. February 9th 2015 Hermann's Jazz Club (All Ages)
8:00pm - 10:30pm doors at 6:00pm
$10.00 at the door only.
Presented by: The Island Big Band
Join The Island Big Band for a full night of Big Band Latin Jazz at Hermann's Jazz Club. A full night of fun Latin Jazz to get your heart racing and your toes tapping. Featuring local Jazz legends Sean Drabitt on Bass, Leon Torres on Congas, James McRae on Drums, Jerry Bryant on Piano, Carl McLean on Alto Sax, Camille Bouchard on Trombone, Devon Bailey on Tenor Sax, and Bryn Badel, Chuck Howard and Paul Sparrow on Trumpet


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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

Bryn Badel (Classical/Jazz trumpet and flugelhorn)

Bryn Badel is a versatile musician who plays a wide variety of musical genres. He often appears with a variety of local Jazz, Latin, or Classical musicians. more info

Sean Drabitt

other sites: myspace
A jazz bass player for over 20 years, Sean Drabitt is justly known as a classic jazz bassist and is highly sought after by the local jazz scene. One of Drabitt’s more unique projects is his tribute to Jaco Pastorious, the supremely funky bass virtuoso. Sean is presenting an afternoon of Jaco's music with an a outstanding group of local jazz music... more info

James McRae "james mcrae"

drums from Nanaimo more info