- March 22, 2017
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Jill Townsend Jazz Orchestra features several Juno award winning musicians and outstanding soloists including Bill Coon, Steve Kaldestad, Brad Turner, Rod Murray, Cory Weeds, Dave Robbins, Dennis Esson, and many more. The band’s recent recording, Legacy, featuring the music of Ross Taggart (Cellar Live 2015) was voted #1 in CBC’s “Top Ten Outstanding CD’s of the Year”. The unique and dynamic sound of the band is also created by the repertoire, with original compositions and arrangements by Jill Townsend and Bill Coon. Guest artists have included Dr. Lonnie Smith (B3 organ), renowned trombonists Jiggs Whigham and Ian McDougall, as well as saxophonist Campbell Ryga. A buffet is available from 6.00 pm until 7.00 pm. The concert starts at 7.00 pm. Tickets are $40 for dinner and concert, and $20 just for the concert; advanced registration is recommended – especially for big groups – and is available by phone at 604 430 3337 or on our website. Limited tickets are also available at the door.
Funding for this event was made possible by: