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Event Archive - Jazz at the Well: Island Big Band

Mon. March 5th 2012 The Well (All Ages)
7:00 - 9:00 doors at 7:00
Free !
Presented by: Chuck Howard

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Music: Jazz / Blues
The 18-piece Island Big Band plays at The Well featuring vocalists Carol Jarvie and Gerry Bryant.

Free admission!

The Island Big Band is a 25-Year old Victoria based non-profit rehearsal band for experienced jazz musicians on southern Vancouver Island. They perform challenging modern jazz arrangements from the repertoire of Stan Kenton, Count Basie, Maynard Ferguson, Bob Florence, etc. They often play for charity groups special events (Island Hard of Hearing Society annual dances, Arthritic Society, etc.) around Victoria.


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Island Big Band (Big Band Jazz)

The "Island Big Band" consists of five trumpets, five saxes, four trombones, vocalist, piano, drums, bass, and guitar. This 30-year old Victoria based non-profit aggregation focused on the music styles from the 1930's to the present and for the first ten years or so the band played for dances throughout Southern Vancouver Island. Since then the ban... more info