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February 25, 2007

New venue in Okotoks presents live jazz

Written by
cindy mcleod

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Amos Garrett & Keith Smith
Jazz & Dinner Night
Foxy’s Lounge / Okotoks
Saturday, March 10

Guitarists Amos Garrett, Keith Smith Perform at Foxy’s

With a new live jazz policy in place, Foxy’s lounge in Okotoks (just south of Calgary) is presents some of the finest local players on the scene for a special night of jazz one night per month.

Hosted by bassist Greg Carroll, the venue will host a dinner and a live jazz concert monthly. For March, featured artists are two renowned guitarists, Amos Garrett, and Keith Smith. The two will join bassist Carroll for a night of swing, Latin and acoustic/electric jazz.

Garrett, who lives in High River, has recorded/performed with a legion of artists including Stevie Wonder, Bonnie Raitt and Maria Muldaur, is well-known in the area for his work with band the Eh Team.

Calgary-based Keith Smith is a sought-after sideman and member of several jazz groups in Calgary, including the Prime Time Big Band, Northern Lights Quartet, and is often found on stages supporting jazz vocalists in the area.

for more information or to make a reservation call 995-1172 or 880-4836

Saturday, March 10
Amos Garrett, Keith Smith
with Greg Carroll
Foxy’s Bar & Grill / Okotoks

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