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Event Archive - Anna Maria Castelli, Ugetsu, Zapato Negro

Sat. June 26th 2010 Vancouver Sun Stage in Gastown (All Ages)
1:00pm - 9:00pm


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Named after the Japanese word for fantasy, this Vancouver group began its life as an Art Blakey tribute band and has since become one of the country’s finest original ensembles. Co-led by drummer Bernie Arai and saxophonist Jon Bentley, the group’s repertoire features compositions by all of its members as well as jazz classics. With a hard-bop ... more info

Zapato Negro

Featuring musicians from Cuba, Venezuela, and Canada, this quintet has rapidly been building a reputation in Vancouver for its own exiting blend of progressive jazz and Afro-Caribbean rhythm. Its members have played this music at the highest level, making contributions of their own internationally to the music as a whole. Knowing it’s not enough ... more info