Jill Townsend Big Band
contemporary big band from Vancouver BC
This contemporary big band swings hard with seventeen of Vancouver's finest jazz musicians. Brilliant solos and beautiful ensemble work combine to make it one of the most exciting big bands on the west coast jazz scene today Their new CD "tales from the sea" is receiving high praise both in Canada and Europe.
Featured soloists include Campbell Ryga (alto), Bill Coon (guitar), Brad Turner (trpt), Ross Taggart (tenor), Dennis Esson (trb), Dave Robbins (drums), Rod Murray (trb), and Jack Stafford (alto). The unique and dynamic sound of the band is also created by the repertoire, featuring compositions and arrangements by Jill Townsend, Bill Coon and Brad Turner.
Jill Townsend - leader
Chris Startup -tenor
Neil Nicholson -bs trb
Bill Coon - guitar
Dave Robbins - drums
|Neil Nicholson||bs trb|
|Jill Townsend||leader / composer|
|Bill Coon||gtr / composer|