Event Archive - Special guest Chelsea McBride conducts: The Victoria Jazz Orchestra
Tue. March 22nd 2016 @ Hermann's Jazz Club (All Ages)
7:30pm - 10:30pm doors at 6pm
$20 at the door only.
The Victoria Jazz Orchestra, in this one night only event, performs the contemporary big band music of Toronto-based saxophonist/composer Chelsea McBride and her Socialist Night School. Driven by an endless need for expressing herself creatively, young composer and multi-instrumentalist Chelsea McBride has burst onto the Toronto jazz scene. Still only 24, McBride has performed at the TD Toronto Jazz Festival, Beaches Jazz Festival and the Rex Hotel. She’s also worked alongside many local jazz artists including Brownman Ali and William Carn and studied with acclaimed musicians David Occhipinti, Darcy James Argue and Mike Allen. Her Socialist Night School, an 18-piece big band with a modern edge, has performed at major venues across Toronto, including sold-out shows at Rex Hotel and the mainstage at the TD Toronto Jazz Festival.
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The Victoria Jazz Orchestra (big band)
The Victoria Jazz Orchestra is presented by Artistic Director, Monik Nordine. The VJO has a fluctuating personnel comprised of Victoria’s finest jazz musicians. Dave Emery, Bruce Meikle, Rob Cheramy and Tom Vickery are our rhythm section and often in the brass you will hear Dave Flello, Miguelito Valdes, Mike Broadley, Dave Michaux, Marianne ... more info
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