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Event Archive - Live Jazz & Swing: Deanna Knight, Deanna Knight & the Hot Club of Mars

Sun. December 11th 2016 Cafe deux Soleils (All Ages)
7 doors at 6
Travel back in time to the early acoustic swing era of the 1920’s & 30’s and experience Vancouver’s most dynamic acoustic roots, world rhythm, gypsy jazz ensembles. Chanteuse Deanna Knight, shares sultry and sassy vocals alongside driving rhythms and hot solos. Described as “stand out, unmistakable and smooth as fine whisky” Knight celebrates over a dozen years with “multi-instrumentalist and ace luthier Michael Dunn and the Hot Club boys who use their Hawaiian, resonator, and Gypsy-jazz guitars to slice and dice 50 shades of swing with admirable gusto.” Rooted deeply in the rhythms of Django Reinhart, this unique ensemble adds to a traditional sound with melody, charm and a memorable vintage flare.

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Deanna Knight "D" (folk/jazz/musical messenger)

Deanna Knight, known to many simply as D, has a voice that has been described as “sultry,” “as smooth as fine whiskey,” and “unmistakable.” She has worked with George Koller (Holy Cole, Loreena McKennitt) Gary Craig (Anne Murray, Jann Arden) and Richard Bell (Janis Joplin, The Band), performed as a lead soloist in a 60-piece touring cho... more info