Lorraine Nygaard Quartet

Fri. July 22nd 2022 7:00 - 9:00 doors at 5:30
An inspiring singer, Lorraine always leads an exciting show. This evening will be featuring songs of love, in traditional jazz standards, contemporary pieces from the likes of Stevie Wonder or Carole King, and some of Lorraine's originals, which tare often the crowd favourites.

Her accompanying band is on fire with their interpretations of the music. You will be moved and delighted, all at the same time!
Don't miss out on this exciting evening.

An all-ages venue, come as early as 5:30 to enjoy a meal. Show starts at 7, and will keep you tapping your toes, or swaying to the beat.

Hermann's Jazz Club is Canada's longest-running Jazz venue in Canada, and is now operated under the non-profit umbrella of Arts On View Society. Your event ticket, meal and drink purchases all contribute to keep the music live and alive. Thank you for your support, and Enjoy The Show!

Come join singer Lorraine Nygaard and her fabulous band line-up. Ashley Wey on piano, Joey Smith on bass, and Damian Graham on drums, working together, will enthrall you. Years of experience on local and international stages has fostered vitality and connection, creating unique live performances. With a unique take on some of your favourite jazz standards, contemporary pieces, and her original work, you’ll be delighted by Lorraine’s stage presence and rapport. Audience members will be delighted by the influence of some of Lorraine’s favourite artists; the straight-shooting style of Carmen McRae, Nina Simone; and the clarity of others like Dionne Warwick and Barbara Streisand. Her voice has been likened at times to that of Ms. Simone, Joni Mitchell, and Stevie Nicks…but again, she’s her own being, and this time, in love: This evening’s selections will lighten your heart and ignite your spirit.


Lorraine Nygaard (Jazz, pop, soul, gospel, blues, more)

Audience members write, after an evening jazz club show, “Your voice was clear and strong as was your spirit. Such an amazing concert and a great tonic for these troubling times”. An avid fan notes “Her insides are on the outside”; while another says, “So refreshing after all that is trite”. Floating seamlessly across diverse genre... more info

Ashley Wey (Jazz Pop R&B Soul)

Ashley Wey is a multi award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter and pianist. She has worked with Canadian Idol winner Eva Avila, Juno Award-winners Brandi Distrehaft, Mae Moore, The Parachute Club and has toured on cruise ships around the world with four-time Grammy Award winner, Manny Kellough. With three critically acclaimed self-produced albums t... more info

Joey Smith

*After touring for two and a half years with the Glenn Miller Orchestra as bassist and arranger, Joey Smith was married in Victoria and moved to Rochester, N.Y. to pursue graduate studies at the Eastman School of Music. For the past 18 years he has been bassist for many local groups and has collaborated with various artists during their stops in Vi... more info

Damian Graham (i hit things....)

Born in New Zealand ('72) and raised on the west coast of Canada, Damian's musical diversity has led to performances with some of the finest musicians in the country and abroad. (Michael Kaeshammer, David Gogo, Paul Laine, Paul Pigat, Pat Coleman,The Swinging Bachelors, Bob Murphy, Danger Danger, Phil Dwyer, Resin, The Big Band Trio, Tyler Yarema) ... more info