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Event Archive - Trio Jerome Beaulieu, Emma Frank, Kelby MacNayr Quintet

Mon. November 9th 2015 Hermann's Jazz Club (All Ages)
8:00pm doors at 6:00pm
15 advance/ $20 at the door
Presented by: Victoria Jazz Society, Jazz Festivals Canada
Trio Jérôme Beaulieu has toured the Jazz festival circuit in the summer of 2014 establishing their reputation within the community. Selected as CBC Jazz Revelation in 2013/14, they were awarded for their performance at both the Montreal Jazz Festival and Festi-Jazz in Rimouski, QC.

Emma Frank has been under the radar of many Montreal jazz enthusiasts for the last couple years. Originally from Boston, she established residence in La Belle Province to pursue her studies 9 years ago. Her second album, The People We’re Becoming, was just released on Montreal’s new jazz label Studio 270.

The Kelby MacNayr Quintet brings together five of the West Coast’s leading jazz musicians to explore the dynamic and captivating music of drummer/ composer Kelby MacNayr. MacNayr has performed with some of the greatest names in jazz including Regina Carter, Neil Swainson, Marianne Trudel, John Clayton, Geoffrey Keezer and Ingrid Jensen.
The KMQ brings ground-breaking new music to the fore while inviting audiences into a new and exciting world of sound and rhythm. MacNayr draws on diverse influences to create fresh and exciting music with electrifying improvisation.Daniel Lapp – Trumpet; Santosh Sharma – Sax; Nick Peck – piano; Ken Lister – bass; Kelby MacNayr – drums/ composition


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Kelby MacNayr Quintet

One of Canada’s most impressive jazz drummers, Kelby MacNayr plays nationally and internationally, and works as a faculty member at the renowned Port Townsend Jazz Festival. His long list of A-list collaborators includes Hugh Fraser, Misha Piatigorsky, and Phil Dwyer. MacNayr makes music that is fresh, exciting and dazzlingly alive. Alfons Fear t... more info