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Edie DaPonte Quartet


With her sultry tones and soulful singing, Edie Daponte is establishing a reputation within the music scene of Vancouver Island and mainland B.C. as a dynamic and engaging performer. Emotive and passionate, Edie's voice lends itself perfectly to a wide range of jazz standards, seamlessly moving from jazz to Bossa Nova and back again, switching between Englis...
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Monik Nordine Trio


“A naturally gifted and brilliant talent, Monik Nordine is one of Canada’s unique treasures.” Kerilie McDowall, host of Rhythmaning on CHLY radio, Nanaimo, BC. Monik Nordine is a freelance saxophonist and composer in the jazz genre and has been working as a musician for 20 years....
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Tom Vickery Trio


Tom Vickery is a leading figure on the West Coast jazz scene. Equally talented on both trumpet and piano, in 1993 he participated in a national tour of Canada with the Canadian Forces Jazz Quintet for the Department of National Defense. The Tom Vickery Trio has been the house band at Hermann’s Jazz Club in Victoria for more than 14 years. He played in H...
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Aaron Watson and Chris Sartisohn


Cold Cut Combo is a Victoria-based acoustic group of improvisational musicians specializing in Gypsy Jazz, Parisian Musette Waltzes and Swing & Latin standards. The CCC features virtuosic jazz Manouche guitars, soulful accordion, and sweet vocals. At the Combo's core are Christopher Sartisohn (lead guitar) and Aaron Watson (rhythm guitar / accordion /...
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Joe Hatherill Trio


Joe Hatherill's alto sax speaks with a warm sweet voice that is always lyrical and thoughtful and is reminiscent of greats such as Paul Desmond and Phil Woods.  Joe is a career musician who was educated in England and has toured in big bands to major cities all over the world including New York, Melbourne and Caracas. Since emigrating with his family to BC ...
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Edie DaPonte Trio


With her sultry tones and soulful singing, Edie Daponte is establishing a reputation within the music scene of Vancouver Island and mainland B.C. as a dynamic and engaging performer. Emotive and passionate, Edie's voice lends itself perfectly to a wide range of jazz standards, seamlessly moving from jazz to Bossa Nova and back again, switching between Englis...
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Tom Vickery and Rob Johnson


"Canadian Artists and Compositions" This week the Sidney Friday Night Jazz Series is thrilled to have Tom Vickery return to the piano bench along with Rob Johnson on double bass .  This week Tom will be tapping into the wellspring of Canadian artists and original Canadian compositions.  Tom Vickery has been at the core of the Victoria music scene fo...
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Maureen Washington & Karel Roessingh


Maureen slips easily from sassy to sexy within a single line of lyrics, at times echoing the haunting tones of Etta James and Carmen McRae, then faster than the mind and ear can make the transition, she exudes the impish irreverence of Jann Arden and the vocal agility of Holly Cole. And yet, with all splendor attached to such comparisons, Maureen’s musica...
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Lloyd English and Myles English


Lloyd English and Myles English are a virtuosic father/son Canadian Jazz guitar duo who are dazzling audiences from coast to coast. Their inspired interpretations of classic song repetoire combined with their brilliant artistry make them one of this country's most inspiring musical treasures....
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Joe Hatherill Quartet


Joe Hatherill will be performing with the inimitable Matt Pease on percussion and the gifted and swingin' Scott White on Double Bass and Lloyd English on guitar.  The repertoire will be classic standards with an emphasis on groove and swing and that shouldn't be too difficult considering this fine rhythm section.  Joe has been a regular on the Victoria mus...
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