Event Archive - The Ellington/Strayhorn Nutcracker Suite: The Victoria Jazz Orchestra (ft), , Bruce Hurn, , Jon Miller, , , , , , , , , , , , Monik Nordine
Tue. November 24th 2015 @ Hermann's Jazz Club (All Ages)
7:30pm - 10:30pm doors at 6pm
$20 at the door only.
The Nutcracker Suite written by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn is one of our favourite seasonal works, its a delight. In the second half of the program we will perform some of the Christmas music from Rob McConnell's library and a few others.
The Victoria Jazz Orchestra (big band)
Comprised of the city`s most prominent and accomplished jazz artists, The Victoria Jazz Orchestra performs monthly at Hermann's Jazz Club on every last Tuesday and each show features new material as well as guest conductors and guest soloists. The repertoire features Boss Brass arrangements and other prominent Canadian jazz composers and repertoire... more info
Bruce has been an active writer and performer of jazz both locally and internationally. He holds a Masters degree in music composition and theory, and has had a musical career spanning over 30 years. In Canada he has performed with artists such as Michael Buble, David Foster, Rob McConnell, Maria Schneider, The Glenn Miller Orchestra and The Tempt... more info
Jon Miller (Jazz)
Jon Miller is a drummer, drum instructor and band leader based in Victoria BC. Before locating to the West Coast in 1999 he lived in Montreal, Philadelphia and Amsterdam, playing drums in a wide range of formations. He holds a B. Mus in Jazz Performance from McGill University and he has studied drums with Alan Dawson, Martin Bradfield, Peter Maga... more infoArticles: The Jon Miller Quartet Releases "Orchidology"
Monik Nordine (jazz, latin, blues)
Monik Nordine teaches saxophone, jazz combo and ear training through the Camosun College Professional School at the Victoria Conservatory of Music and taught saxophone for 6 years at Vancouver Island University. She directs the Victoria Jazz Orchestra, performing monthly at Hermann's Jazz Club in Victoria, BC. Monik has performed with Rob McConnel... more info
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