18 Piece Island Big Band Jazz Featuring Vocalists Jerry Bryant and Carol Jarvie, a fundraiser for the Mustard Seed Food Bank and The Salvation Army's Sunset Lodge: Island Big Band, Jerry Bryant, Tom Vickery, Bryn Badel, Camil Bouchard -Music Director, All proceeds of this event to go to charity
Mon. December 17th 8:00pm - 10:00pm doors at 6:00pm (All Ages)
Join The Island Big Band for a wonderful evening of big band jazz at Hermanns Jazz Club Monday Dec 17th at 8pm
All proceeds from our annual Christmas Charity Fundraiser concert go to the Mustard Seed Food Bank and The Salvation Army's Sunset Lodge.
Featuring 95 year old Jerry Bryant on Vocals. Featuring Tom Vickery on piano, Ben Beaudet on Bass, Carl Mclean on alto sax, Peter Gillespie on Drums, and Bryn Badel on Trumpet. Directed by Camil Bouchard - Trombone
Island Big Band (Big Band Jazz)
The "Island Big Band" consists of five trumpets, five saxes, four trombones, vocalist, piano, drums, bass, and guitar. This 30-year old Victoria based non-profit aggregation focused on the music styles from the 1930's to the present and for the first ten years or so the band played for dances throughout Southern Vancouver Island. Since then the ban... more info
Jerry Bryant's music reflects his uniqueness. His Wide and varied background form the basis of his musical personality. Born on April Fool's day 1923 in Kansas City, his roots are in the blues tradition. Strong early influences also come from his famous uncle, the great blues singer Joe Turner.
He spent time in Grand Rapids Michigan before se... more info
Bryn Badel (Classical/Jazz trumpet and flugelhorn)
Bryn Badel is a versatile musician who plays a wide variety of musical genres. He often appears with a variety of local Jazz, Latin, or Classical musicians. more info