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September 22, 2006

Gettin’ Dizzy with Mike Herriott and the CPO

Written by
cindy mcleod

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Mike Herriott with the CPO
September 22 & 23, 2006
Jack Singer Concert Hall
8:00 pm

Jazz Trumpeter Mike Herriott Pays Tribute to the Masters

Canadian trumpet virtuoso Mike Herriott joins the CPO for a jazzy tribute to the Masters of the Trumpet on September 22 and 23 at the Jack Singer Concert Hall in Calgary.

‘Gettin’ Dizzy’ will be conducted by Tommy Banks, and features guest soloist Herriott and the CPO performing the hits of Harry James, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie and more, for the debut of Herriott’s production.

Vancouver based Mike Herriott is widely recognized as an accomplished multi-instrumentalist in both the classical and jazz genres, and is much in demand on trumpet, trombone, and bass, both on stage and in the studio. A musician of great versatility, Mike has shared the stage with some of the world’s finest musicians including Maynard Ferguson, Slide Hampton, and Phil Nimmons among the long list of music legends.

He can be heard on numerous recordings including the recent Mike Herriott Sextet release Unto the Breach… Mike is heard regularly on CBC with his own bands and such groups as Hugh Fraser and VEJI, and Vancouver’s Orquesta Goma Dura.

Mike is on the faculties of the Courtenay Youth Music Centre Instrumental and Jazz summer programs and is also trumpet clinician for the Banff Jazz Orchestra Workshop. He has presented master-classes and clinics at universities, colleges, and secondary schools across Canada.

for more information visit www.mikeherriott.com

Friday & Saturday, September 22, 23
‘Gettin’ Dizzy’
Tommy Banks (Conductor), Mike Herriott (Trumpet)
Jack Singer Concert Hall / Calgary

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