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25. Nov. 2015

eNews - November 25

  

 THIS SUNDAY!


TALES OF A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS

WITH THE JERRY GRANELLI TRIO & COASTAL SOUNDS CHILDREN'S CHOIR

Released in 1965 and named the #4 Greatest Christmas Album of All Time byRolling Stone magazine, 'A Charlie Brown Christmas', has been a part of holiday traditions for generations. This Sunday November 29, the Jerry Granelli Trio together with the Coastal Sounds Children's Choir, bring the cherished soundtrack to life at The Vogue Theatre.

We had an opportunity to ask Granelli, the original drummer for the Vince Guaraldi Trio a few questions about Christmas traditions, a potential Snoopy band and much more!


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Coastal Jazz: What Peanuts character resonates with you the most and why?

Jerry Granelli:
  I guess my favorite Charlie Brown character has to be Linus because he's so quiet then he comes up with the most deep things like "I could tell you what Christmas is all about Charlie Brown..." so I've got to go was Linus. He is just the voice of sanity in the whole strip.

CJ: If you could create your very own working Peanuts character, what would it look like and what kind of personality would you give it?
JG: My own character—I guess I'd make him a little drummer and he would definitely play for Linus...no better yet I guess he would work with Snoopy if Snoopy had a band.

CJ: The show first broadcast on December 9th 1965, garnered 15.4 million views and received rave reviews by almost every major television critic. In that moment, what did you feel?
JG: See at the time we didn't know all that happened so, we just went about playing our music and then slowly people kept asking for those songs, you know, and it just started to spread so...READ MORE


This Sunday November 29
The Vogue Theatre

Two Shows - 2pm Matinee & 7pm
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DR. LONNIE SMITH & THE JILL TOWNSEND BIG BAND 

"Despite his numerous mysteries, a few facts remain crystal clear: Dr. Lonnie Smith is a phenomenal B3 burner who can light up a room with visceral intensity..." - JazzTimes

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Dr. Lonnie Smith, together with The Jill Townsend Big Band—comprised of seventeen of Vancouver's finest jazz musicians—will be a night that's sure to spark the start December.

Friday December 4 
& Saturday December 5 - 8pm.

The Annex (Orpheum)

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MATT WILSON'S CHRISTMAS TREE-O

 

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December 10 - 8pm
The Western Front
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FRANKIE'S EVERY WEEKEND!
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