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Event Archive - Chris Gestrin Trio, Michel Donato Trio feat. Marin Nasturica and Jon Gearey, Jillian Lebeck Quintet, Paul Plimley Trio, Tony Wilson Sextet

Tue. July 1st 2008 Performance Works (All Ages)
12pm - 11.30pm

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Music: Jazz / Blues


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Chris Gestrin Trio

Vancouver-based pianist Chris Gestrin is unquestionably one of the major jazz talents in the country and is in high demand as a musician, composer, and producer. With an ear for texture and subtlety, Gestrin also swings hard and is equally comfortable playing straight-ahead jazz and free improv. This fantastic trio, which features bassist André La... more info

Michel Donato Trio feat. Marin Nasturica and Jon Gearey

The formidable Montreal bassist Michel Donato is one of our country’s great gifts to jazz, a powerful bassist with a highly percussive style, and a master of texture and time. Throughout his distinguished career, he has performed with stars such as Bill Evans, Paul Bley, and Oscar Peterson. Romanian-born and Montreal-based, the internationally ac... more info

Paul Plimley Trio

The Paul Plimley trio is a 20 year long amalgamation of numerous string bassists and drummers who have performed and recorded with pianist and guitarist Paul Plimley. The shifting personnel of rhythm section has taken place with the many musicians Mr Plimley has enjoyed playing with over the years. Including bassists Lisle Ellis, Tommy Babin, Willi... more info

Tony Wilson Sextet

A major force in our city’s creative music community, bandleader Tony Wilson is unquestionably one of the most original guitar stylists on the Canadian scene. His compositions tap into the whole history of jazz and blues and can shift from a moaning style to hard-core combustion. Wilson leads two different six-piece groups in this Festival. The S... more info