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Event Archive - Peggy Lee Band

Fri. November 26th 2004 The Western Front (All Ages)
8 pm - 10 pm
Presented by: New Orchestra Workshop Society, Coastal Jazz & Blues Society
Cellist Peggy Lee’s diverse credits include new music ensemble Standing Wave, the Vancouver Opera Orchestra and appearances with trumpeter Dave Douglas, multi-reeds player François Houle and pianist Paul Plimley. Hailed as a talent deserving wider recognition by DownBeat, she is one of Canada’s finest musicians. Since 1998, she has led a group which plays her own compositions. Membership in the Peggy Lee Band reads like a who’s who of Vancouver musical talent, including Ron Samworth, guitar, Brad Turner, trumpet, Jeremy Berkman, trombone, Chris Tarry, bass and Dylan van der Schyff, drums. The band’s concerts are beautiful, unpredictable, fresh and exciting, exploring many musical genres while walking the line between melody and abstraction.
Tickets: $12 / $10
Tickets for this concert also available at Ticketmaster (604.280.4444) or
the Jazz Hotline (604.872.5200)


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Peggy Lee Band

The magnificent cellist Peggy Lee has made a significant impact on Vancouver’s deep and exciting contemporary music scene. Her outstanding group performs her highly original compositions. In a review of the band, the Georgia Straight writes, “Her melodies slide in and out of abstraction; skewed marches butt up against folksongs; chamber-music n... more info
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