Miguelito Valdez ~ trumpet
Roy Styffe ~ sax
Tony Genge ~ piano
Peter Douse ~ bass
Kelby MacNayr ~ drums
Drummer your Kelby MacNayr celebrates one of the hippest small groups in jazz history… Art Blakey's Jazz messengers!
Our group that blended the momentum and spirit of Swing, Blues, gospel and bebop into a finally tuned sound that became synonymous with the hip, toetapping groovy music of the 1960s jazz club.
Featuring Cuban trumpet virtuoso Miguelito Valdez, the lyrical Roy Styffe, the Swing and Dr. Tony Genge on Piano, groove master himself, Peter Douse on base and the dynamic powerhouse drummer Kelby MacNayr!
The Arts on View Society was incorporated in December 2016 for the purpose of preserving Hermann’s Jazz Club and continuing to enhance the public’s appreciation of jazz, blues and world music through all-ages live performance. As the longest continuous running jazz club in Canada, Hermann’s has been at the forefront of providing the opportunity for local and visiting musicians to showcase their talents and hone their skills for the past 40 years.
The Arts on View Society operates Hermann’s Jazz Club, Hermann’s Upstairs, and the View Street Social.