Stikjazz Music and Coastal Jazz and Blues Society, producers of the
TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival, are proud to present eight
highly acclaimed and artistically diverse vocalists in a special
concert on Wednesday October 16th 2013 at 7:30 PM. The concert will
be held at the Vancouver East Cultural Centre 1895 Venables Street.
Jim Byrnes, Marcus Mosely, Steve Maddock, Brian Tate, Laura Crema,
Kate Hammett-Vaughan, Jennifer Scott and Karin Plato will be the
featured vocalists. They will be performing solos, duets and ensemble
arrangements of blues, jazz and folk songs. Canadian icon Mr. Dal
Richards will make a special guest appearance singing one of his
signature songs and bluegrass star John Reischman will also be a
special guest performer. The band includes award winning pianist
Chris Gestrin, clarinetist James Danderer, bassist Laurence Mollerup
& drummer Joe Poole.
With such a diverse array of talent the concert is certain to appeal
to a wide ranging audience. This concert will be a rare occasion to
see all these artists together on the same stage. Many of them have
busy solo careers which take them on tours through- out North America
and beyond. October 16th has them coming together to share music in
their home city of Vancouver.