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VIRJO Presents - A History of Big Band Swing

Mon. November 22nd 2021 Hermann's Jazz Club $18-$30

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VIRJO Presents - A History of Big Band Swing

Join the Vancouver Island Repertory Jazz Orchestra for a night of Swing!
Event is live streamed / online.Event can be attended in person In-Person + Livestream
Mon. November 22nd 2021 Hermann's Jazz Club (All Ages)
7:00pm - 9:00pm  Doors at: 5:30pm $30, students (18 and under) FREE

Event Description

Vancouver Island Repertory Jazz Orchestra's mission is to promote appreciation of the unique art form of large ensemble jazz through authentic and historically accurate live professional performance. We want to be entertaining, educational, and inspiring for jazz fans and aficionados, performers and students.

Our inaugural concert sponsored by UJAM is:

A History of Big Band Swing
A narrated look at the beginnings through to the Golden Age of Swing.
Music by jazz titans like Moten, Ellington, Basie, Dorsey, James, Miller, Shaw, Barnet, and Goodman!

Featuring some of the best of the Victoria Jazz scene coming together in a stellar ensemble led by UJAM's David Flello.
Special guests include Al Pease on clarinet and Joe Coughlin as narrator and vocalist.

Band members include:

Saxes
Alto - Chris Jacklin
Alto - Doug Awai
Tenor - Chris Millington
Tenor - Chris Watt
Bari - Jonnie Bridgman

Trumpets
David Michaux
David Flello
Bruce Hurn
Stevan Paranosic

Trombones
Matt McConchie
Mark Wilson
Dave Enns
Scott MacInnes

Rhythm
Drums - David Emery
Piano - Heather Burns
Bass - Louis Rudner
Guitar - Scott McGill

Adults: $30 - Students (under the age of 18): FREE!

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@ Hermann's Jazz Club Nov 22 2021 - Dec 7th @ Hermann's Jazz Club

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