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Event Archive - The Left Coast Jazz Fest - The New Cool: Steve Duben, Jon Miller, Neil Taylor, Cliff Maddix

Thu. June 27th 2019 - Thu. June 27th 2019 Copper Owl (No Minors)
4pm - 6pm doors at 3:30pm
Presented by: Monik Nordine, Copper Owl, Jon Miller, CFUV 101.9 FM

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Music: Jazz / Blues
The New Cool is a Victoria BC based jazz fusion band formed in 2019 and led by bassist Steve Duben. Featuring two outstanding guitarists Cliff Maddix and Neil Taylor paired with an effervescent rhythm section, this quartet plays an eclectic mix of material by contemporary artists including the Fearless Flyers, Steve Gadd Band and Robben Ford along with original compositions by group members. Running the gamut of jazz fusion, The New Cool’s sounds touch on funk, blues, rock, latin and jazz, offering a fresh and contemporary take on jazz for the Vancouver Island music scene

Steve Duben (Electric Bass) Cliff Maddix (Guitar) Neil Taylor (Guitar) Jon Miller (drums)


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Jon Miller (Jazz, R&B)

Jazz trained drummer with experience in small group and big band Jazz and many other styles including Rock/Funk/Pop, Blues, Pit Orchestra work. I also have many years teaching experience with many of my students going on to post secondary studies and playing careers. Student of Alan Dawson, Marvin "Smitty" Smith, Louis Williamson and Barry Elmes. more info
Articles: 3 Days in Winter – Jon Miller Quartet CD Review, The Jon Miller Quartet Releases "Orchidology"

Cliff Maddix (Jazz/Blues/Rock)

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Originally from Boston, MA, Cliff has played throughout the US and Canada in a variety of Jazz, Blues and Rock settings as well as studio dates and theatre pit bands. He has also taught at Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA) and Selkirk College Music Program(Nelson,BC). more info