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Event Archive - TD Victoria International JazzFest Presents: Patricia Barber Trio plus Marc Atkinson Trio:

Mon. June 24th 2019 - Mon. June 24th 2019 McPherson Playhouse (All Ages)
7:30pm - 10:00pm doors at 6:30pm
$39.50 / $$27.50
Presented by: Victoria Jazz Society

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Music: Jazz / Blues
Chicago’s Patricia Barber, who last played TD JazzFest in 2013, is a unique singer-songwriter-pianist who straddles the junction of jazz and blues. Notwithstanding Barber’s technical finesse on piano, it’s her songwriting, intriguing arrangements, and low-register vocals that are at the centre of her music-making. Starting in the ‘90s with Modern Cool and Café Blue, Barber emerged as a confident stylist whose cerebral take on life was idiosyncratic and often sardonic. Known for her cool intellectualism, a hip performance style more cabaret than concert hall, and being a recipient of the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship Award in the category of Music Composition, Barber is a one-of-a-kind artist with dozens of impressive recordings.


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