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Maureen Washington, Karel Roessingh, Joey Smith, Damian Graham

Mon. February 27th Belfry Theatre (All Ages)
6:00 pm
By Donation
Black History Month Concert Night:
An Evening of Spoken Word Poetry & Jazz and Blues.
Ann-Bernice Thomas: Victoria's 2016 Youth Poet Laureate uses her voice to rally social change with themes of immigration, identity, feminism, sexual education, mental health and racism. She has acted in an Anti-Bias Show, aimed to help bridge the gap beytween police, immigrants and ethno-cultural community.
Maureen Washington:
Always delivers a thrilling energetic and soulful performance of jazz and blues with her quartet. She has won serval awards including being named 2014 Black Canadian Awards Best Jazz an Soul Artist.

Maureen Washington

With a vocal style that encompasses the soul of Etta James, and Carmen McRae, the modernity of Holly Cole and the playfulness of Jann Arden; Maureen Washington evokes comparison to some of the great female Jazz singers of our time yet remains one of a kind. Maureen Washington songstress for a variety of different ensembles, began her music career ... more info
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Karel Roessingh (Jazz, folk, pop and blues)

Karel has composed and produced music for over 500 television episodes, and countless animated shorts, docs, and films. He has released 15 recordings, beginning with the piano solo Keys, then a series of music and nature sounds CDs (see www.tandem-music.com), two jazz trio CDs (Cat Fud and kr3+), and solo concert CDs (Blue/Green and Sweets). Hi... more info

Damian Graham (You play, I hit!)

Born in New Zealand ('72) and raised on the west coast of Canada, Damian's musical diversity has led to performances with some of the finest musicians in the country and abroad. (Michael Kaeshammer, David Gogo, Paul Laine, Paul Pigat, Pat Coleman,The Swinging Bachelors, Bob Murphy, Danger Danger, Phil Dwyer, Resin, The Big Band Trio, Tyler Yarema) ... more info