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Event Archive - Harlem to Paris starring Emily Braden and Brishen: Emily Braden, Quinn Bachand's Brishen, Chris Sartisohn, Jaron Freeman-Fox, Brett Martens

Fri. August 9th 2013 - Fri. August 9th 2013 White Eagle Polish Hall (No Minors)
8:00pm - 12:00am doors at 7:00pm
Re-Scheduled $25adv/$30door
Presented by: The Victoria Django Festival
Victoria Django Festival Presents
From Harlem to Paris
Starring Emily Braden, Brishen, Jaron Freeman-Fox, Chris Sartisohn and Brett Martens.
White Eagle Hall, 90 Dock st.
7pm doors/8pm show

For the first time in Victoria since winning New York City's prestigious "Best of the Best' JazzMobile Vocal Competition, Emily Braden stars in an evening of Swing, Gypsy and Depression Era Jazz. Also on the bill is Victoria's brand new show-stopping gypsy swing group Brishen featuring 2012 Vancouver Island Music award winner Quinn Bachand and Richard Moody, Toronto fiddler Jaron Freeman-Fox and local Djangologist Chris Sartisohn will be providing a set and the acoustic jam stage will be hosted by Bret Martens and Gitane. Hoyne Brewery, Unsworth Vineyards, The Whole Beast and Pizza Prima Strata will be our all local, Gourmet food and beverage sponsors. The Chandelier lit upper Hall will have the dance floor and downstairs see the Harlem to Paris Artists improvise in the all acoustic jam room hosted by Brett Martens and Gitane.


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Emily Braden "Emily Braden Trio"

Emily Braden has just released her debut cd "soul walk" to rave international reviews. Look for across canada and the US this year and of course victoria. After working with an award-winning jazz choir in Oregon, Emily Braden moved to Victoria in 2002 to undertake a four-year apprenticeship with Louise Rose. She has recorded and toured with Juno n... more info

Quinn Bachand's Brishen (Euro Swing, Jazz, Pop)

“Quinn has depth and maturity to match his unending virtuosity and aptitude on the guitar" - John Jorgenson "Breathtaking playing! Brishen is a wonderfully creative and entertaining musical tour de force from Canada's hottest young guitarist." – Penguin Eggs Magazine (Canada) “Thrilling virtuosity, while displaying great freshness and o... more info
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Chris Sartisohn (Gypsy Jazz/ElectroAcoustic/Prog/Indie/Experimental)

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The Chris Sartisohn Group - “Gypsy Jazz Explorations” The Chris Sartisohn Group is a Victoria-based group of improvisational musicians specializing in Jazz & Gypsy Swing. Known for their infectious melodies and hypnotic rhythms, the CSG features virtuosic Jazz Manouche guitars, soulful horns and swingin’ bass, and can be seen playing in Vi... more info