Event Archive - VJO Album Fundraiser: Monik Nordine, David Emery , Andrew Greenwood, Bryn Badel, Christopher Watt, Doug Awai, Amanda Paterson, Bruce Meikle, Rob Cheramy, Bruce Ham, Jon Candel, Marianne Ing, Derrick Milton
Come to Wood Hall at the Victoria Conservatory of Music on March 8 and join the community by helping the Victoria Jazz Orchestra raise $25K over the next year for a studio recording because it is time! Joined by special guest Maria Manna, the orchestra will play some of their favourites. Over the past years the VJO has performed with many wonderful guests such as New York pianist Dave Kikosky, Toronto bandleader Chelsea McBride, Mike Allen, Alan Matheson, Andrew Homzy and at Jazz Festivals on Vancouver Island.
Admission is by donation at the door. You can also donate on our Patreon page here: https://www.patreon.com/join/3697514/checkout
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Monik Nordine (jazz, latin, blues)
“… solid performance and writing chops.” – Downbeat Magazine
Saxophonist Monik Nordine has received several prestigious arts awards including a Juno Award nomination for her work on the album Cruel Yet Fair (1997) with John Korsrud’s Hard Rubber Orchestra and has toured with Hugh Fraser’s band VEJI.
Having shared the stage with m... more info
Bryn Badel (Trumpet and Vocals Jazz and Classical)
Bryn Badel is a classically trained trumpet player and vocalist who leads The Lust Life Jazz Band, and appears with many local groups including Jazz, Latin, Blues, and Classical music ensembles.
He has recorded on many albums including motion picture soundtracks and commercials.
Former soloist with The Victoria Symphony, The Vancouver Isla... more info