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Event Archive - Blues in the Night CD Release: Maureen Washington, Karel Roessingh, Joey Smith, Josh Dixon

Thu. October 14th 2010 Alix Goolden Performance Hall (All Ages)
7:30 - 10:00pm doors at 6:30
Ms. Washington moved to Victoria 4 years ago to advance her music career. Since that time she has recorded, and performed in countless venues throughout the South Island. She recently began fostering a musical partnership with the impeccable Karel Roessingh, a fabulous Pianist. Together they have recorded some of the most wonderful Jazz and Blues songs.
The album came about as a request by Ms Washington's mother. Maureen worked closely with her mother and together they chose some of mom’s favourites and some of her "breakin' my heart" songs. Showcasing powerful and controlled vocals with exquisitely played piano makes this an evening you won't want to miss.


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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, two jazz trio CDs (Cat Fud and kr3+), and solo concert CDs (Blue/Green and Sweets). Hi... more info
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