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Event Archive - Andrew Homzy’s N.O.L.A. NightHawks

Fri. November 20th 2015 Hermann's Jazz Club (All Ages)
8:00pm doors at 6:00pm
$20 adv./$25 door
Tickets at: Lyles Place
A Vancouver Island/British Columbia/Canadian première:

Andrew Homzy’s NOLA Nighthawks presents a concert suite of ten selections from George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess. The second set - and dancers are very welcome - will draw from their rich repertoire of traditional and contemporary jazz from New Orleans.

Trumpets: Michael Irving and Greg Bush
Trombones: Darren Nilsson and Craig Burnett
Clarinet: Claudio Fantinato - Baritone Sax: Larry Miller
Drums: James McRae - Bass: Rob Uffen - Guitar: Jesse Marshall
Director/Piano: Andrew Homzy

Porgy And Bess (1934)
As Gershwin Would Have Liked It
Arranged by Bob Haggart (1958)
Edited and re-scored by Andrew Homzy (2015)

- Intermission -

Selections from the traditional New Orleans jazz repertoire -

A Nanaimo citizen since 2009, Homzy was a moving force on the Montreal jazz scene for more than 40 years.


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Andrew Homzy’s N.O.L.A. NightHawks

Ranging from the traditional jazz repertoire to contemporary and popular New Orleans styles, Homzy’s NightHawks present familiar and new material in an exciting and fresh way through creative, interesting arrangements and a unique instrumentation of two trumpets, two trombones, clarinet, baritone sax and a four-piece rhythm section.Popular and co... more info