Wes Carroll Confabulation: Dakota Hoeppner, Miguelito Valdes, Cyril Lojda, Travis Short, Wes Carroll

Mon. March 27th 2017 7:30pm doors at 5:30pm (All Ages)
15/$12 students
The Wes Carroll Confabulation walks the tight-rope, balancing detailed arrangements with the power of spontaneity. They perform predominantly original music, stretching out into a world of hip-hop rhythms and modern harmony while not losing their firm footing in post-bop, classic jazz and the blues. http://www.wescarrollmusic.com

Band:
Miguelito Valdes - trumpet and flugelhorn
Dakota Hoeppner - keys
Cyril Cyrus Lojda - drums
Travis Short - bass
Wes Carroll - guitar & vocals

Cyril Lojda (Jazz, Funk, Hip Hop, R&B, Blues)

Cyril Lojda was born in Carlsbad, a spa city in western Bohemia, the Czech Republic. At the age of eighteen he fell in love with Jazz and started to play drums. In 2009 he studied at Music Conservatory of Jaroslav Jezek in Prague (KJJ) and was part of Milan Svoboda USP big band and also small jazz group called Fanfan Tulipan. This group became the... more info

Wes Carroll (Jazz, Blues, Funk/Soul, Bossa/Latin, ect...)

Victoria, BC based composer, arranger, guitarist and vocalist, Wes Carroll is dedicated to reaching audiences with his original creations. His writing strives to surprise and intrigue through swings of volume, groove and emotion. In 2014 he graduated with a degree in Jazz Studies from Vancouver Island University. In the summer of 2013 Wes contr... more info