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Event Archive - Edie DaPonte, John MacArthur, Joey Smith, Joby Baker , Roy Styffe

Sat. October 27th 2012 Hermann's Jazz Club (No Minors)
17 advance 20 door
Edie & John Love Bossa CD Release Concert
8:00pm, $17 advanced/$20 door

Edie and John Love Bossa CD Release
Celebrating the release of their debut CD, "Edie and John Love Bossa", local singer, Edie DaPonte and long time Victoria guitarist, John MacArthur will be joined by Joey Smith on Bass, Roy Styffe on Sax and Joby Baker on drums who are all featured on the album.
Recorded at Baker Studios in Victoria, the CD features a smooth mix of Bossa Nova standards from composers, Jobim, Jorge Ben, Ronaldo Boscoli and Luiz Bonfa. Influenced by Edie’s Portuguese Fado roots, most of the tracks are sung in Brazilian Portuguese. From the toe tapping samba rhythm of “So Danco Samba” to the luscious arrangement of “Garota de Ipanema”, the concert promises to serve up some passionate, soulful, and joyful music!


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Edie DaPonte (Jazz, Bossa Nova, Latin)

With her sultry tones and soulful singing, Edie Daponte is establishing a reputation within the music scene of Vancouver Island and mainland B.C. as a dynamic and engaging performer. Edie was nominated as Vocalist of the Year by Vancouver Island Music Awards 2016. Emotive and passionate, Edie's voice lends itself perfectly to a wide range of jazz s... more info

John MacArthur

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