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Event Archive - Wes Carroll Trio: South Island Shimmy: Wes Carroll, Patrick Courtin, Cyril Lojda

Mon. March 23rd 2015 Lacey-Lou Tapas Lounge (All Ages)
8pm - 11pm
10&7 at the door only.
South Islanders! Starting on March the 21st the Wes Carroll Trio will begin their slide down the island playing in Lantzville, Crofton and Victoria. Expect to hear new originals as part of this South Island Shimmy.

March 21st - Lantzville: St Phillips 7113 Lantzville Rd. 8pm. $10 & $7.
March 22nd - Crofton: Crofton Hotel 1534 Joan Ave. 2pm. $10.
March 23rd - Victoria: Lacey-Lou Tapas Lounge Inc. 1320 Broad St. 8pm. $10 & $7.

The Innocuous Patrick Courtin - Organ
The Incredulous Cyril Cyrus Lojda - Drums
The Invisible Wes Carroll - Guitar/Vocals
Poster made by the one and only: Lucas Bell


These guys have a huge sound for a jazz trio. Patrick Courtin (organ) fills out the full sonic sphere with his bass-lines, chords and solos. Wes Carroll cuts through with his guitar and occasional vocal tune while Cyril Lojda (drums) champions the groove with his integral verve. The Wes Carroll trio stretches out into the world of originals and hip-hop rhythms while not losing their firm footing in modern/classic jazz and the blues.


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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

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