VJS Jan 0 May 2016 Portrait



VJS Jan 0 May 2016 Portrait
Ellen Doty January 9
Ellen Doty is a soulful
Canadian vocalist and
songwriter with a worldclass voice. Her music is
rooted in jazz, yet seamlessly
incorporates elements of other genres
including folk and pop.
Company B
January 23
Company B Jazz Band
is Vancouver’s foremost
vintage jazz harmony
group. A 6-piece
ensemble featuring a
female vocal trio, “the Company” has
tight blend, driving rhythms, creative
arrangements, sharp image, and
charming wit.
Gary Comeau
February 6
Gary Comeau and the
Voodoo Allstars bring
New Orleans-style
rockin' roots and blues.
Nova Scotia born Gary
Comeau's soul seems to have taken a
detour through Louisiana.
Jenny Davis
February 20
Jenny Davis,
international jazz
vocalist and composer
is advancing and
topping several
Canadian jazz charts
following her main stage performance at
the Victoria International Jazz festival.
Delivering powerful musicianship, lush
vocals and passionate honesty,
she is garnering critical praise.
Michael Garding
Fundraiser Feb 27
Bandleader Michael Garding awaits a
triple transplant. Support Mike w/cash
donation (min. $10) at the door. Saul
Berson Trio & guests. No tx/reservation
Amanda Morazain The Grant Family
April 30
with Kinga Heming
Musical reunions
March 5
of the Grant family
Two jazz divas backed by
a killer band. Amanda and
Kinga will be joined by the
Neville Bowman Band
with songs the ladies have
been singing together since
they were teenagers!
Cousin Harley
March 19
Called the
"Motorhead of
Rockabilly" by a
delirious fan after a
raucous show in
Holland, there's nothing tentative about
Cousin Harley's pedal to the metal
approach to this stripped down form of
rock and roll.
Neville Bowman
April 2
The Neville Bowman
Band will present
high energy jazz, with
Neville singing a mix
of favourite standards.
The evening will include some fiery
pieces from contemporary Latin
composers such as Michel Camilo, and a
few original works.
Laila Biali
April 16
Canadian Jazz pianist,
vocalist and songwriter
Laila Biali has toured
with Suzanne Vega, Chris Botti and
Paula Cole and recorded with and
supported Sting. She takes the best of
pop, rock and soul, informs it with her
knowledge of Jazz and weaves it into
her musical arrangements
are always
energetic and
fulfilling. With
Rob Moore, Colin Perry, Steve Soucy
and Brian McMahon, the four Grant
siblings will keep the spirit of "Pops"
Band Blast
May 77:30 PM
3 high school big
bands heat up the
club - all ages welcome!
Tickets $5.00 ONLY at the door.
Pugs and Crows
May 14
JUNO Award
winning band,
Pugs and Crows,
instrumental music
that explores a wide range of sonic
textures by blending elements of indie
rock, modern jazz, and neoclassicism.
The band infuses its compositions with
inventiveness and warmth, while their
anthemic melodies, lyricism and
groove inspire diverse audiences.
May 28
Dubbed as
“Vancouver’s busiest
band” (Storman
Norman, Rock 101
Sunday Blues) Brickhouse has won
the respect among musicians as a band
that makes a difference, where the
‘song’ is the focus, accompanied by
individual inspiration.
All shows @ 8:00 PM unless noted.
Lineup subject to change.

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