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February 8, 2006

Canadian Jazz in Western Canada

Written by
cindy mcleod

Canadian jazz musicians dominate the scene this week in Western Canada, with concert events happening at the following cities and venues:

BEAT NIQ (CALGARY)
811 – 1st St. S.W.
www.beatniq.com

Beth Arrison Quartet
Saturday, Feb. 11th

Beth Arrison (vocal), Doug Organ (keyboards), Rubim de Toledo (bass), Bob Tildesley (trumpet

Remi Boluc/Steve Amirault Duo
Friday, Feb 10/06
Remi Bolduc (sax), Steve Amirault (piano)

YARDBIRD SUITE (EDMONTON)
11 Tommy Banks Way
www.yardbirdsuite.com

Remi Boluc/Steve Amirault Duo
Friday, Feb 10/06

Remi Bolduc (sax), Steve Amirault (piano)

Michelle Gregoire Quintet
Saturday, Feb 11/06

Michelle Gregoire (piano), Kirk MacDonald (sax), Kevin Turcotte (trumpet), Jim Vivian (bass), Ted Warren (drums)

THE CELLAR JAZZ CLUB (VANCOUVER)
3611 W. Broadway St.
www.cellarjazz.com

Kate Hammett-Vaughan Quintet
Friday, Feb 10/06

Kate Hammet-Vaughan (vocal), Jon Bentley (saxes), André Lachance (bass)
Chris Gestrin (piano), Tom Foster (drums)

ESQ Plays Monk
Saturday, Feb 11/06

Kevin Elaschuk (trumpet), Dave Say (saxes), Paul Rushka (bass), Stan Taylor (drums), and special guest Chris Gestrin (piano)

WINNIPEG ART GALLERY (WINNIPEG)
300 Memorial Boulevard
www.wag.mb.ca

Sunday, Feb 12/06

Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra

Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra with Ron Paley (piano, conductor) and Stacey Natrass (vocal)

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