The Ashley Wey Trio presents a Double Feature Show
Thu. October 3rd 2019 7:30pm - 10:30pm doors at 5:30pm (All Ages) $20/$18 UJAM & VJS/$15 Students & Low Income
Reservations close 4 hours prior to show time.
On this special evening, The Ashley Wey Trio is performing a double feature show.
The first set is "A Tribute to the Great Jazz Pianists" featuring the music of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, Thelonious Monk and more. Ashley Wey has spent years performing on cruise ships which is where she developed shows dedicated to the great and prolific pianists of the Jazz Idiom.
The second set will feature "The Modern and Original Music of Ashley Wey". This is where Ashley shares the more modern side of her trio. Featuring Louis Rudner on bass and Jose Loria Triay on the drums.
Victoria’s pianist Ashley Wey celebrates the beauty of modern jazz with passion and improvisational joy, bringing the standards freshly back to life. The Ashley Wey Trio has built a large repertoire, and a strong group sound focused around intricate harmonies and melodies.
With three critically acclaimed self-produced albums to her credit, the captivating Wey returns to Victoria with her latest ‘Live’: an album filled with inventive ideas and breathtaking artistry. Most importantly, 'Live' is filled with music you'll want to hear and hear again.
Pianist, composer and singer Ashley Wey is a multi-faceted artist, who is highly regarded for both her playing and her writing. As a sideman, Ashley has performed with 2006 Canadian Idol winner Eva Avila, Juno Award-winning Brandi Distrehaft, Mae Moore, The Parachute Club as well as toured on cruise ships around the world with four-time Grammy Award winner, Manny Kellough.