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Event Archive - Performing original music with intensity, emotion and beauty at the intimate Ironworks: Peggy Lee Band

Fri. June 8th 2012 Ironworks (All Ages)
8pm - 11:30pm doors at 8pm
Tickets at: Brown Paper Tickets, Pat's Pub & Brewhouse

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Music: Jazz / Blues
New compositions by leader and cellist Peggy Lee will be presented alongside favourite repertoire written for this octet of fantastic Vancouver musicians.

The Peggy Lee Band was formed in 1998 as a vehicle for Peggy Lee's compositions and to improvise within these compositions. The band has released four CDs and toured nationally and internationally to critical acclaim. The band is comprised of local greats whose individual sounds and strengths are critical to the band’s unique sound.

Peggy Lee, cello ▪ Brad Turner, trumpet
Jon Bentley, saxophone ▪ Jeremy Berkman, trombone
Ron Samworth, guitar ▪ Tony Wilson, guitar
André Lachance, bass ▪ Dylan van der Schyff, drums


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Peggy Lee Band

The magnificent cellist Peggy Lee has made a significant impact on Vancouver’s deep and exciting contemporary music scene. Her outstanding group performs her highly original compositions. In a review of the band, the Georgia Straight writes, “Her melodies slide in and out of abstraction; skewed marches butt up against folksongs; chamber-music n... more info