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Event Archive - Shuffle Demons, Delirium, Elmer Ferrer Band, Red Onion Rhythm Kings

Sun. June 28th 2009 - Sun. June 28th 2009 Maple Tree Square in Gastown Vancouver BC (All Ages)

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Music: Jazz / Blues


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Shuffle Demons

The Shuffle Demons, last showing up here for the 2004 JazzFest, started out as buskers at the corner of Yonge and Bloor nearly three decades ago and it didn’t take long for these humorous provocateurs of “bop rap” to become Toronto club faves and, eventually, national jazz superstars. Behind their beatnik shtick was always lots of primo jazz ... more info


Reminiscent of Ornette Coleman’s original quartet, the Finnish/Danish quartet known as Delirium expresses a bold and joyful commitment to creating improvisation-based music that mixes harmolodics with a strong European flair. Delirium started a decade ago in Copenhagen, when free-blowing saxophone player Mikko Innanen first met up with cornetist ... more info

Elmer Ferrer Band

A veteran of the Havana music scene and a featured performer with many of Cuba’s most famed touring jazz bands, electric guitarist Elmer Ferrer whips up a heady blend of Latin jazz, rock and blues. This ferociously talented six-stringer has been justifiably compared with Jeff Beck and Pat Metheny. Ferrer put together the EFB in 2004 and has been ... more info