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Event Archive - Swiftsure Big Band, Miranda Sage

Sun. February 5th 2017 - Sun. February 5th 2017 Hermann's Jazz Club (All Ages)
3:00pm doors at 2:00pm

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Music: Jazz / Blues
With 17 instrumentalists and internationally renowned vocalist, Miranda Sage, the Swiftsure Big Band has been providing dance music for over 20 years.
Directed by Carl McLean, a lifelong professional musician, the Swiftsure Big Band provides a solid, steady dance beat for the great classics of Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Stan Kenton, Count Basie, Les Brown and others. Unique to the Swiftsure Big Band, West Coast composer and arranger Steve Tittle has created a number of arrangements especially for Miranda and our instrumental soloists.

The Swiftsure Big Band performs regularly at the Pacific Fleet Club and Edelweiss Club. The band has also performed at various venues in the Greater Victoria area, including the Empress Hotel, Government House, the Crystal Gardens, the Delta Ocean Resort Hotel, Beacon Hill Park, the Chief and
Petty Officer’s Mess and the Ward Room.


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Swiftsure Big Band (Dance music: swing, jive, foxtrot, Latin, aleviwn)

Swiftsure is a 17 piece band with vocalist that performs music of the swing-era (1930s & 40s), as well as more contemporary Latin and jive tunes.
To book or for further information about the band call Ricky at 250-857-8778
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Miranda Sage (Jazz)

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Well-known Victoria vocalist Miranda Sage is an audience favourite thanks to her impressive three-octave voice and an ability to get deep inside of any song she’s singing. Whether live or on record, Miranda is a consummate musician and entertainer. Check out her new album DayDream. Tony Genge piano and Ken Lister bass more info