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Fri. January 10th 2020
Hermann's Jazz Club Victoria BC (All Ages)
Kelly Fawcett, Gene Hardy, Chris Van Sickle, Peter Dowse, Matt Pease
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Fri. November 25th 2016
Hermann's Jazz Club Victoria BC (All Ages)
A Celebration of New Orleans Funk and Soul Kelly Fawcett and the Swamp Things, Gene Hardy
Sat. October 11th 2014
Hermann's Jazz Club Victoria BC (All Ages)
Gene Hardy & The Pip-Squeek Orchestra LIVE Gene Hardy
Fri. October 10th 2014
Hermann's Jazz Club Victoria BC (All Ages)
Gene Hardy & The Pip-Squeek Orchestra LIVE Gene Hardy
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Gene Hardy

Active / Available - Confirmed: Jun. 25, 2019 (Awaiting Update)

Funky bluesy jazzy churchy! from Victoria BC
Instruments: Saxophone, Vocals, Composition/Songwriting, Violin, musical saw, Theramin details

Contact Details

Gene Hardy
genehardy@gmail.com
4165230993

Gene is a nationally recognized performer, teacher & clinician.

He performs on saxophone, violin, theramin & musical saw. His broad experience includes over 20 years as a leader & a side-man touring the USA, Canada & Europe, over 20 years as an instructor & clincian, and has been a contributing editor to CANADIAN MUSICIAN's Woodwind column since 1993. Gene has also served as technical advisor/special skills tutor to television & theatre actors for roles involving performance on brass, woodwind & string
instruments.

He has worked in hundreds of groups in many different settings: dance bands, orchestras, theatre pits, a cruise ship (it actually sank), big bands, film & tv soundtracks, jazz combos, jingles, showbands, numerous recording studios and chamber groups playing a diverse assortment of styles including: jazz, soul, swing, burlesque, heavy metal, funk, folk, blues, hip hop, reggae, gospel, rock, rap, experimental, classical and country.

He has performed & recorded with literally hundreds of groups including: MICHAEL BUBLE, JOHNNY REID, BUFFY SAINTE MARIE, BARENAKED LADIES, BIG SUGAR, COLIN JAMES, The LINCOLNS, TYLER YAREMA & HIS RHYTHM, RHEOSTATICS, RONNIE HAWKINS, FORD PIER (of DOA), HOCK WALSH, ROGER CLOWN, ESTHERO, The BIG BAND TRIO, BIG RUDE JAKE, VEDA HILLE, KEVIN QUAIN & The MAD BASTARDS, CADILLAC BILL & The CREEPING BENT, DUTCH MASON, MICK MARTIN & The BLUES ROCKERS, STOOPY, TABARRUK, QUE VIDA, MICHAEL KAESHAMMER, SPARKJIVER, The BOURBON TABERNACLE CHOIR, THIRD WORLD, and DOWNCHILD BLUES BAND.

Gene has been recognized for his contribution to Canada's blues & roots music with multiple Maple Blues Awards nominations as HORN PLAYER OF THE YEAR.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gene_Hardy

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Current Projects

GroupRoleDates
The Pip Squeek Orchestravocalist2007-present

Past Projects

GroupRoleDates
Custom DeluxeSaxophone80s
Available for paid gigs
Available for serious projects
Available for lessons

Videos

Gene Hardy Trio: "Rocket In My Pocket" [email protected]
In this Video Artist(s) Gene Hardy
Posted: Sep. 27, 2016
Tyler Yarema & Gene Hardy at the Duck
In this Video Artist(s) Gene Hardy
Posted: Sep. 27, 2016
Over the Rainbow- Gene Hardy, Musical Saw
In this Video Artist(s) Gene Hardy
Posted: Sep. 27, 2016
Elmore's Bar & Grill - You Can't Catch Me
Posted: Jan. 16, 2016 via rcmpsite.com
Filmed: Feb. 25, 2006
Gene Hardy Trio: "Geep's Blues" (instrumental) [email protected]
In this Video Artist(s) Gene Hardy, Gene Hardy Trio, Donavon LeNabat, Ben Rollo
Posted: Oct. 2, 2014

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Listing last updated/confirmed Jun. 25, 2019