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September 24, 2006

Jazz Artists to Headline Harvest of Music Festival

Written by
cindy mcleod

Canadian jazz live

Jazz Musicians Headline Harvest of Music

The 8th annual Qualicum Beach Harvest of Music starts tomorrow and runs through October 1st, and will feature headlining international jazz artists, traditional Japanese taiko drumming and dancing, klezmer music, a bluegrass concert, the Lafayette String Quartet, and more.

The nine days of music events includes evening, happy hour and noon-hour concert performances, a vocal workshop, children’s concerts, and a selection of clinics and private lessons with visiting musicians.

Jazz music plays a major role in the festival, with “The Three Tenors”, Canadian saxophone giants, Phil Dwyer, Jim Cameron, and Nick McGowan, teaming up with a veteran rhythm section for a concert September 23rd, pianist Andy LaVerne performs with his trio September 30 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. and October 1 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., and the gypsy jazz Adam Dobres Trio performs in concert on Tuesday, September 26th, among the many events.

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2006 Harvest of Music – Schedule

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

11:00 – 12:00
Children’s Jazz Concert
The Harmonic Hatchery Band
TOSH

2:00 – 3:00
Mellow Multi-Style Concert
Galen Hartley – guitar, vocals, Kelby MacNayr – drums
TOSH

7:00 – 9:00
Jazz Concert
“The Three Tenors” with Phil Dwyer, Jim Cameron, and Nick McGowan
TOSH

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

2:00 – 3:30
Music on Sunday: Classical String Quartet
The Lafayette String Quartet
TOSH

4:00 – 5:30
Music on Sunday: Classical String Quartet
The Lafayette String Quartet
TOSH

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

12:00 – 1:00
Classical Guitar, Lute, and Setar: Douglas Hensley
TOSH

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

12:00 – 1:00
Gypsy Jazz: The Adam Dobres Trio
Adam Dobres – guitar, Paul Dowd – rhythm guitar, Oliver Swain – bass
TOSH

4:30 – 6:00
Jazz Quintet at TOSH Jazz Club Happy Hour
TOSH

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

12:00 – 1:00
Classical: “Spotlight on Youth”
14-year old pianist Kevin Musgrave, clarinetist Liam Hockley, and pianist Shika Card
TOSH

7:00 – 9:00
Saihou Kotengu Japanese Taiko Drumming and Kagura Ensemble Concert
Civic Centre

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

12:00 – 1:00
Vocal Music: Anne Bateman
“Songs for my Father: Music from London’s West End”
TOSH

6:30 – 8:30
Vocal Workshop – Anne Bateman
TOSH

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

12:00 – 1:00
Lecture, Demonstration and Performance
Eva Solar-Kinderman – piano

7:00 – 9:00
Bluegrass and More Concert
Outlaw Social
TOSH

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

10:00 – 11:00
Children’s Concert
“Gauche, the Cellist”
TOSH

12:00 – 1:00
Intercultural Improvisations
Japanese music, North American Jazz, Eastern European Folk, and more
TOSH

2:30 – 4:30
“Hands-On” – Japanese Drumming Workshop
The Saihou Kotengu Japanese Taiko Drumming Ensemble
$10 to participate (Advance ticket purchase recommended)
Qualicum Elementary School Gym

7:00 – 9:00
Featured Jazz Trio Concert
Andy LaVerne – piano, Rick Kilburn – bass, Buff Allen – drums
TOSH

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1

2:00 – 4:00
Featured Solo Jazz PIano Concert
Andy LaVerne – piano
TOSH

6:00 – 8:00
Jazz Improvisation Workshop for All Instruments – Andy LaVerne
TOSH

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