Event Archive - Jazz On View Awareness Concert: The Phatfunks, Impulse Response, , Maria Manna, , Maureen Washington, , .
Sun. October 15th 2017 @ Centennial Square (All Ages)
Presented by: Jazz On View Society
Come join us for an afternoon of great music in celebration of our campaign to maintain a community based music venue at 753 View Street. The day will include several popular surprise guests and many great musicians.
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The Phatfunks are a group of 6 talented young musicians hailing from Victoria, Canada. Ranging in age from 16-19, the band attends local high schools, and the University of Victoria. They combine Old-school funk, R&B, and Jazz Fusion, with a rock-solid rhythm section laying the groundwork for powerful, tight horns, resulting in a groovy, infectious... more info
Impulse Response (Soul)
Impulse Response is Victoria’s funkiest soul, groove, and R&B trio. The group is small with a big sound. Shanna and Alexander front the band as lead vocalists. With tight and punchy grooves, their sound is infused with sweet and soulful harmonies. The bands influences include: Soulive, Aretha Franklin, Bill Withers, The Meters, Herbie Hancock, Ju... more info
Maria Manna entertains audiences in Canada, the United States and Europe. She exudes professional confidence and a magnetic charm that is woven into her performances, from swing to ballad and jazz. Audiences are enthralled by her vocal presence and instinctive lyrical sense. She is an entertainment legend in her hometown of Edmonton, Alberta. Ma... more info
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 infoArticles: Neil Young's Harvest Moon given new life in B.C. jazz star's latest album, Maureen at Christmas