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Event Archive - Bruno Hubert Trio, Sliding Hammers, Yves Léveillé 6tet, Red Holloway and the Night Crawlers, Al Matheson Septet

Sat. June 28th 2008 Roundhouse - Festival Hall (All Ages)
12.30pm - 9pm


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Bruno Hubert Trio

Formerly one of our country’s best-kept secrets, Vancouver’s superb jazz pianist Bruno Hubert is finally getting recognition as a leader of his own group and for his collaborations with artists like Denzal Sinclaire and Brad Turner. Fresh, swinging, sublime modern jazz. Bruno is accompanied by two Canadian jazz luminaries — André Lachance ba... more info

Sliding Hammers

Led by two exceptionally talented trombone-playing sisters, Sliding Hammers is one of Sweden’s most interesting jazz ensembles. There are times, in fact, when one could swear they were listening again to Jay and Kai, the trombone duo who made great success in the ‘50s and ‘60s. However, the Hammar sisters do something Jay and Kai never did: s... more info

Yves Léveillé 6tet

Montreal pianist/composer Yves Léveillé has emerged as a passionate and intelligent creator of new music. Soho, his fourth recording for the Effendi label, further expands his notions of space and intimacy as it defines a sort of hymn to artistic New York City. His talented ensemble consists of trumpet, two saxophonists, piano, bass, and drums. E... more info

Red Holloway and the Night Crawlers (Bebop/Blues)

The legendary saxophonist James “Red” Holloway has had a star-studded career — performing with Dexter Gordon, Lionel Hampton, Jack McDuff, Billie Holiday, Ben Webster, Sonny Rollins, and Lester Young. An exuberant player with an attractive sound on both tenor and alto, Holloway is equally adept at hard-swinging bebop and deep blues. Joining h... more info

Al Matheson Septet

Pianist/trumpeter/composer and arranger Al Matheson is one of our city’s jazz treasures. Matheson’s all-star ‘little big-band’ performs terrific arrangements of classics as well as originals by Matheson and Jon Roper. Expect to hear tunes by Ellington, Strayhorn, and more. They have a wonderful new CD titled Intrada. more info
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