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Fri, Nov 10 - Sat, Nov 11

CORY WEEDS LITTLE BIG BAND EXPLOSION

Time 8:00 pm

 

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Inspired by tenor heroes Eddie Lockjaw Davis and Gene Ammons, saxophonist Cory Weeds has invited a tremendous assortment of Canadian and American musicians to join him in this new straight-ahead, soulful big band project. From New York, guests trumpeter Joe Magnarelli, trombonist Steve Davis (2013’s Let’s Go), and baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan, a 30-year veteran of the world famous Vanguard Orchestra, bring the swing! On the Canadian side, recent Order of Canada recipient P.J. Perry (Edmonton) joins a stellar lineup of Vancouver players including Steve Kaldestad tenor, Chris Davis trumpet, Rod Murray trombone, Chris Gestrin piano, Paul Rushka bass, and Jesse Cahill drums. Vancouver-based composer/arranger Jill Townsend is writing special arrangements for the project.

 

 

Fri, Nov 10 - Sat, Nov 11

CORY WEEDS LITTLE BIG BAND EXPLOSION

Time 8:00 pm

 

Buy Tickets

Inspired by tenor heroes Eddie Lockjaw Davis and Gene Ammons, saxophonist Cory Weeds has invited a tremendous assortment of Canadian and American musicians to join him in this new straight-ahead, soulful big band project. From New York, guests trumpeter Joe Magnarelli, trombonist Steve Davis (2013’s Let’s Go), and baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan, a 30-year veteran of the world famous Vanguard Orchestra, bring the swing! On the Canadian side, recent Order of Canada recipient P.J. Perry (Edmonton) joins a stellar lineup of Vancouver players including Steve Kaldestad tenor, Chris Davis trumpet, Rod Murray trombone, Chris Gestrin piano, Paul Rushka bass, and Jesse Cahill drums. Vancouver-based composer/arranger Jill Townsend is writing special arrangements for the project.