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Mon. May 8th 2006 Kopernik Lodge (All Ages)
1:45 - 2:45
Location: Kopernik Lodge

3150 Rosemont Drive
Vancouver, B.C., V5S 2C9

Concert for seniors

Telephone: (604) 438-2474


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Jambalaya Band (Latin, Ballroom dancing, Dixie, Blues, Pop)

The Jambalaya Band originated in the summer of 2002 through the acquaintance of two musicians, Ed Gacek and Bob Kozak. The combined sound of the accordian and the saxophone brought back to them memories of festive music and dancing from their country of origin, Poland. During their brief association, their complementary abilities have... more info

Bob Kozak (latin, world, blues)

Polish born Robert Kozak discovered his passion for music at the age of nine during his initiation to the sounds of the accordion by his childhood music professor, Wojciech Dudzik. He focused and trained in music for several years throughout his schooling, and became part of a polish folk dance group at that time. During his studies at... more info

Ed Gacek

Alto/tenor saxophonist Edward Gacek began his musical career in Vancouver during the 1960's. For five years he played in Albin Wieczerzak's orchestra, his instructor at the time. With his instrumental band, he played at dancing events sponsored by the Polish Combatant's Association during the next seven years. Other achievements include prov... more info
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