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Event Archive - Jim Byrnes, blues legend and actor featured with: Hypatia Creative Women's Jazz Orchestra, Jim Byrnes, Bill Runge, Hugh Fraser

Mon. December 17th 2007 Hermann's Jazz Club (All Ages)
8:30pm - 11:00pm doors at 7:30pm
$25 at the door only.
HYPATIA Creative Women's Jazz Orchestra
with very special guests, Jim Byrnes (guitar/vocals)
Bill Runge (sax) and Hugh Fraser (piano)

Multiple Juno award winning legendary blues artist and actor, Jim Byrnes, will be performing with the Victoria based "Hypatia - Creative Womens' Jazz Orchestra" led by trumpeter, Lorae Farrell at a benefit concert and silent auction for the Women In Need Community Cooperative (WIN) together with multi Juno award winner Hugh Fraser and one of Canada's finest saxophonists Bill Runge.

This highly energized 14 piece jazz orchestra with strings is a predominately female jazz orchestra exploring the creative music of jazz innovators are excited to present the inspiring, soulful music of Jim Byrnes for the first time in a live big band setting!

Don't miss this action packed, high velocity night of blues-ified jazz big band with strings!

Anyone wishing to donate to the silent auction please email:

Donors will be listed in the programs.

All the profits from the concert and 100% of the proceeds of the silent auction will be going to the Women In Need (WIN).


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