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Event Archive - Mae Moore, Lester Quitzau

Sat. September 18th 2004 @  St. James Community Hall (All Ages)
$18 ($15 members)
Presented by: The Rogue Folk Club
"Mae Moore and Lester Quitzau make beautiful music together... The unadorned, homespun plesures of their first collaborative project...testify that the warmth between these two can be successfully extended outward to their audience, and indeed to the world beyond." - Alexander Varty, Georgia Straight.

The first time Lester Quitzau and Mae Moore performed together as a duo was opening for Taj Mahal in 2002. They were received with standing ovations. There was clearly electricity between them. As Canadian solo artists, Mae Moore and Lester Quitzau have each defied simple catagories. Working today in the relative quiet of their west coast home, they are crafting a passionate acoustic sound. Lester brings his trademark groove and sweeping blues vocabulary, and Mae her acoustic jazz and familiar folk feel to this new project. This work finds both artists reaching new levels, making music with an openness and depth that only comes with maturity. In the past year this duo were married, moved to Pender Island, released their debut CD as a duo - Oh My! (Festival Distribution) and put on a stunning concert at the Rogue (June 2003). We are thrilled to be able to bring them back! More info: and


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Mae Moore (songwriter)

Mae Moore is a songwriter, performer, visual artist and international recording artist. The first 4 recordings were released on the Epic/Sony label and her fifth, on Jann Arden's 'Big Hip Records,' was released in the summer of 1999.Next came her best recording to date,the jazz tinged-acoustic "Funny World", recorded in Victoria, and produced by J... more info

Lester Quitzau

M eet Canadian roots music artist Lester Quitzau, a mellow guy who throws down a heavy groove. In a field where intangibles like feel and integrity count for so much, Quitzau has forged an exemplary career. What began with a solid blues apprenticeship in the funky working-class bars of Edmonton has grown into an eclectic and constantly evolving ... more info
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