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Event Archive - Kansas City, Here I Come: David Vest

Sat. August 12th 2017 Hermann's Jazz Club (All Ages)
8pm doors at 6pm
There are still limited tickets available at the door after 7:30pm. $20 at the door only.

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Music: Jazz / Blues
David Vest and his band will take you on a musical trip to Kansas City, spotlighting the music of Big Joe Turner, Julia Lee, Jay McShann, Count Basie, Pete Johnson and other greats.

David Vest has been rockin' and shoutin' the blues since 1957. Born in Alabama but a longtime Victoria resident, he is a three-time winner of the Maple Blues Award for piano player of the year, but he is also known for his storytelling and songwriting. His songs have been performed by artists ranging from Tammy Wynette to Downchild. He has appeared onstage with Big Joe Turner, Miss Lavelle White, Carey Bell, Red Foley, Paul deLay, Curtis Salgado, and the legendary Soul Stirrers, to name but a few. For more information, visit his website, http://www.davidvest.ca.

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David Vest (Blues/jazz/boogie-woogie)

David Vest is a five-time Maple Blues Award winner. He is an authentic, Southern-bred boogie-woogie piano pounder and a world-class entertainer, and his live shows are the stuff of legend. He backed Big Joe Turner in the '60s, toured with Jimmy T99 Nelson, Floyd Dixon and Lavelle White, and was co-leader of the legendary Paul deLay Band, sharing... more info