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VICTORIA'S 4TH ANNUAL SKA FESTIVAL Warm-up!: Esquimalt High Jazz Combo, The Hoodwinks, Zsolt Sándor

Sat. July 19th 2003 2:30 pm - 3:30pm Centennial Square (All Ages) 2:30 pm - 3:30pm
Free Free admission
The beat goes on all day Saturday starting again in beautiful Centennial Square starting around 12:30pm with a first time appearance by Victoria's Esquimalt High Jazz Ensemble. Zsolt Sandor will perform an awesome solo acoustic performance and Vancouver's The Hoodwinks will join the Esquimalt High Jazz Ensemble for this very special afternoon prelude to what will be to come later on at night.

All ages/ Beverage Garden w/ID.

Esquimalt High Jazz Combo

Under the inspired direction of teacher Ross Ingstrup, Esquimalt High’s jazz program has been graduating skilled and enthusiastic musicians – many of whom have been empowered to go onto professional musical careers. This year’s featured combo is Victoria-Rose Hunt trumpet, Mackenzie Barry keyboards, Tom Charles drums. more info

The Hoodwinks (Rocksteady/Dub/Ska/R&B)

The Hoodwinks are a 4 piece Rocksteady/Dub/Ska/R&B band made up of drums, bass, guitar, keyboards complete with two part vocal harmonies. Their tunes are powerful and soothing at the same time. The Hoodwinks' current CD called "Concrete Reasoning" received positive reviews across Canada after their Victoria Ska Festival appearance in July of 2002 t... more info

Zsolt Sándor

As the frontman for the infamous Victoria ska band "The Bombasts", as drummer for Toronto's smoothest ska-jazz "The Nightshift" and as singer/guitar player for Toronto's disfunctional "The Addicts", Zsolt has been making waves across the Canadian ska scene for 7 years running! Organizing a new band near every summer for SkaFest (which he co-founde... more info
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