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Event Archive - High School Jazz Intensive w/ N.Mitchell, David Virelles Quintet, The Chris Tarry Group, Bob Murphy Quartet, Jennifer Scott Quartet

Sun. June 29th 2008 Roundhouse - Festival Hall (All Ages)
12.15pm - 8.30pm


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High School Jazz Intensive w/ N.Mitchell

“If this is the future of jazz in Vancouver, we’re going to be just fine.” – Georgia Straight Designed to connect talented high-school-student musicians together with an internationally acclaimed artist for a rigorous nine-day residency, the High School Jazz Intensive offers a rare opportunity for students to explore new techniques, deve... more info

David Virelles Quintet

Often referred to as “The Marvel,” Cuban-born David Virelles was discovered by Jane Bunnett and brought to Canada as her protégé at age 16. He has since matured into a gifted pianist and composer and has won numerous awards, including being the first-ever recipient of the “Oscar Peterson Prize”. Virelles was nominated for an unbelievable ... more info

The Chris Tarry Group

Chris Tarry is one of Canada’s most successful and celebrated electric bassists. With two Juno Awards for “Best Contemporary Jazz Album” with Metalwood, and a win in the same category this year for his latest album Almost Certainly Dreaming (Nineteen-Eight Records), six other Juno Award nominations, three West Coast Music Awards, four Jazz Re... more info

Bob Murphy Quartet

Bob Murphy is a legend on our scene, a seasoned master of the art of jazz piano. A professional musician since the age of 14, Murphy has often recorded his own compositions for CBC’s various national jazz radio programs. Reflecting the influences of Bill Evans, Keith Jarrett, and Miles Davis, among others, he has evolved his own highly recognizab... more info
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