20 results for tag: Big Band

Prairie Convergence Featuring the Music of Paul Suchan & Silas Friesen

Building on the success of a Canada-wide remote recording project during the pandemic, composers Paul Suchan and Silas Friesen have combined forces to create Cloudburst, an eclectic album for large jazz ensemble. Rooted in the big band tradition and influenced by classical, alt-rock, and modern jazz, the album showcases the ... Read More

The U of S Jazz Ensemble with special guest the SYJO

Directed by Dean McNeill, the U of S Jazz Ensemble has toured western Canada, the Northern United States, and Quebec. The group has commissioned and premiered many new works for the contemporary large jazz ensemble and has released 6 CDs in its Bumper Crop series. The SYJO, under the direction of Nick Fanner, will play the ... Read More

The Stone Frigate Big Band

Is there a better way to start your weekend off than dancing and/or listening to the swinging sounds of the Stone Frigate Big Band? You’ll hear the instrumental big band hits of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and Glenn Miller, as well as the classic standards of the American Song Book brought to life by honey-voiced vocalist ... Read More

The Stone Frigate Big Band

Is there a better way to start your weekend off than dancing and/or listening to the swinging sounds of the Stone Frigate Big Band? You’ll hear the instrumental big band hits of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and Glenn Miller, as well as the classic standards of the American Song Book brought to life by honey-voiced vocalist ... Read More

Toon Town Big Band

The Toon Town Big Band has entertained enthusiastic crowds of jazz lovers and dancers with its energy filled performances. Made up of local amateur and professional musicians and featuring vocalist Darcie Lich, the band plays music with that full, rich big band sound. The Toon Town Big Band’s set list includes selections of ... Read More

The U of S Jazz Ensemble

Directed by Dean McNeill, the U of S Jazz Ensemble has toured western Canada, the Northern United States, and Quebec. The group has commissioned and premiered many new works for the contemporary large jazz ensemble and has released 6 CDs in its Bumper Crop series. Sponsored by David's Distinctive Men's Apparel https://www.... Read More

The Stone Frigate Big Band

Our 2022-23 season's jazz programming begins with the swinging jazz sounds of the Stone Frigate Big Band. You’ll hear the instrumental big band hits of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and Glenn Miller, as well as the classic standards of the American Song Book brought to life by honey-voiced vocalist Robyn Knight. Sponsored ... Read More

The Stone Frigate Big Band

April 30 is International Jazz Day and it is fitting that we celebrate the day with the swinging jazz sounds of the Stone Frigate Big Band. You’ll hear the instrumental big band hits of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and Glenn Miller, as well as the classic standards of the American Song Book brought to life by honey-voiced ... Read More

The Toon Town Big Band

Established in 2010, the Toon Town Big Band has entertained enthusiastic crowds of both jazz lovers and dancers with its energy filled performances. The band plays music with that full, rich big band sound, ranging from jazz, classic swing, to more contemporary pop, including some of its own arrangements of special big band ... Read More

The U of S Jazz Ensemble

Directed by Dean McNeill, the U of S Jazz Ensemble has toured western Canada, the Northern United States, and Quebec. The groups has commissioned and premiered many new works for the contemporary large jazz ensemble and has released 6 CDs in its Bumper Crop series. Sponsored by David's Distinctive Men's Apparel https://www... Read More