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Event Archive - Jazz at the Roundhouse w/: Espiritu do Brasil, Tango Paradiso, Rez Abbasi Snake Charmer, Papa Mambo, Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings

Sat. July 2nd 2005 12 - 9:15pm Roundhouse - David Lam Park Stage (All Ages) 12 - 9:15pm

Tango Paradiso

Vancouver’s Tango Paradiso is one of Canada’s leading tango ensembles. The band adroitly combines traditional tango, Nuevo tango (the style created by the great Astor Piazolla) and elements of new music and jazz. The resulting music is exciting and vibrant and captures the drama of a musical form that originated in the bordellos and bars of Arg... more info

Rez Abbasi Snake Charmer (Indo Fusion Jazz)

One of New York ’s unfound treasures, Rez Abbasi has forged a seamless musical unity between his East Indian background and the world of jazz. After 20 years of honing his unique approach, both as composer and player, Abbasi has distinguished himself from the jazz world’s many dozens of technically skillful jazz guitarists beholden to Scofield,... more info

Papa Mambo (Latin)

Created by Chilean-born classical guitarist Rodrigo Muñoz in 1989, Winnipeg’s Papa Mambo started out as a spirited party band but soon became recognized as one of the most skillful, exciting and important innovators in Canada’s Latin music scene. This free wheeling octet, whose bubbling rhythmic drive is a classic mix of “percolation and pun... more info

Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio

The TD Canada Trust Vancouver International Jazz Festival brings you as part of the Telus Series Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio with Cory Weeds. For over three decades Dr. Lonnie Smith has been a dominant force in the jazz keyboard world, working with legends such as Dizzy Gillespie and King Curtis. This special performance is his New York trio’s first V... more info

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings

A Brooklyn-based native of Augusta, Georgia, vocalist Sharon Jones is a true old-school soul diva who fronts a smokin’ funk octet in the style of the classic soul bands of the late ‘60s/early ‘70’s. more info
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