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Event Archive - Out to Lunch, Coat Cooke Trio, Rumba Calzada, Mother Mother

Sun. June 22nd 2008 Maple Tree Square in Gastown (All Ages)
1pm - 8pm


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Out to Lunch

Imagine a heady combination of James Brown’s rhythmic genius and Eric Dolphy’s brilliant flair for jazz improvisation and you are closing in on the unique charms of Out To Lunch. A startlingly fresh and compelling sextet who play everything from soul-jazz to klezmer electronica. It is rare to get music that simultaneously works so well for the ... more info

Coat Cooke Trio

This hard-hitting and interactive trio boasts the talents of three of our city’s finest improvisers. Cooke is one of Canada’s most lyrical and inventive saxophonists and leads the acclaimed NOW Orchestra. Bassist Clyde Reed, also a longtime member of NOW, is a fearless and swinging player who has collaborated with Vinny Golia, Rich Halley, and ... more info

Rumba Calzada (Latin)

You’re guaranteed to learn the Spanish word for “adrenaline” after spending the night with Vancouver’s Rumba Calzada, a dazzling septet of Latin jazz all-stars who have been filling the dance floor (and making award-winning recordings) since 1991. The band is fronted by percussionist-composer Raphael Geronimo, third generation in a family ... more info

Mother Mother

The five-member modern pop band Mother Mother is creating some of the most exciting and expressive music being made in the country today. Hailing from Vancouver, Mother Mother’s diverse sound and highly regarded live show has gotten them invited to a range of venues (they played the Montreal jazz festival, and at the Virgin Music Festival shared ... more info