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Quinn Bachand's Brishen, Maureen Washington

Fri. November 29th 2013 8pm @  St. James Community Hall (All Ages) 8pm
$20 ($16 members)
Tickets at:, Highlife Records, Rufus Guitar Shop
Presented by: The Rogue Folk Club
"BRISHEN's sophisticated yet organic sounds reflects the essence of its birthplace"
- Canada's West Coast

BRISHEN recreates the magic of Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli and the Hot Club de France for an unforgettable musical experience. Be prepared to be wowed with sizzling hot, world-class Gypsy Jazz music performed with incredible virtuosity and soul.

Brishen is fronted by seventeen year old guitarist Quinn Bachard, one of Canada's most exceptional young musicians, and violinist Richard Moody, a veteran of the Canadian folk music scene. Although Quinn and Richard are very active with their own separate music projects, both share a passion for Gypsy Jazz and have temaed up to form this exceptional ensemble that also features Reuben Wier on rhythm guitar and vocals and Joey Smith on upright bass. They will also have special guest vocalist Maureen Washington.

Quinn Bachand's Brishen (Gypsy Jazz)

“Brishen”, a Romany word for “bringer of the storm”, is exactly what 19-year old Quinn Bachand and his talented band serve up each time they perform. Think Django Reinhardt and current players like Biréli Lagrène and Sylvain Luc, as this talented teenager and his fellow Brishen-ers,, lay waste to Django classics and Hot Club-esque origina... more info

Maureen Washington

The jazz vocals of Maureen Washington combine the sultry soulfulness of Etta James with the jazz-pop flair of Holly Cole and the humor of Jann Arden. Aside from an ability to bring new shadings out of the classic songs of love and loss, Washington is a talented songwriter whose abilities are clearly displayed in her newest album co written with Dan... more info
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