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July 3, 2007

Kaslo Jazz Festival Main Stage Roster

Written by
cindy mcleod

jazz festivals, Canada

kaslo

Kaslo Jazz Festival
August 3-5
Kaslo, BC

Kaslo Jazzfest Schedule of Performers

The 16th Annual Kaslo Jazz Etc. Summer Music Festival gets underway August 3-5 in the B.C. mountain village at the Kaslo Bay Park. Featuring a floating mainstage, the event offers a mix of regional and international jazz and more.

Headliners will include Canadian icon Bruce Coburn; Gospel vocal greats the Blind Boys of Alabama; the David Friesen Trio from Portland, Oregon; Hugh Fraser’s Vancouver Ensemble of Jazz Improvisation (VEGI); and the Jensen Five, lead by B.C. sisters Ingrid and Christine Jensen, trumpeter and saxophonist respectively.

Other main stage performers to appear include chamber jazz group Swing en 4 (Costa Rica), fusion phenom Djabe (Hungary), Maple Blues Award-winner Ndidi Onukwulu Band (Canada), and Latin Jazz group Rumba Calzada (Canada).

KASLO JAZZ ETC. SUMMER FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

FRIDAY AUGUST 3

Kaslo Bay Park

6:00 &nbspTom & Jerry (Canada)
7:30 &nbspBig Bad Blu (Canada)
9:00 &nbspLos Rastrillos (Mexico)

The Fisherman’s Tale Pub

9:00 &nbspJazz Jam with Eh Trane

SATURDAY AUGUST 4

Kaslo Bay Park

1:30 &nbspDavid Friesen Trio (USA)
4:00 &nbspThe Jensen Five (USA & Canada)
6:30 &nbspDjabe (Hungary)
9:00 &nbspBruce Cockburn, Solo (Canada)

Up Stage

12:15 &nbspThe Sarah McGlynn Rich Rabnett Quartet (Canada)
2:45 &nbspWhat It Is (Canada)
5:15 &nbspLos Rastrillos (Mexico)
7:45 &nbspRumba Calzada (Canada)

Childrens Program

* Festival Site: Mythmaker

All Ages Dance @ the Kaslo Legion Hall

* 9:00 pm – 1:00 am → Los Rastrillos (Mexico)

The Fisherman’s Tale Pub

* 9:00 pm – 1:00 am → Jazz Jam with Eh Trane

SUNDAY AUGUST 5

Kaslo Bay Park

1:30 &nbspSwing en 4 (Costa Rica)
4:00 &nbspVEJI (Canada)
6:30 &nbspNdidi Onukwulu Band (Canada)
9:00 &nbspBlind Boys of Alabama (USA)

Up Stage

12:15 &nbspFriesen Workshop (USA)
2:45 &nbspBig Bad Blu (Canada)
5:15 &nbspDjabe (Hungary)
7:45 &nbspThe Monday Night Jazz Band (Canada)

Childrens Program

* Festival Site: Mythmaker

The Fisherman’s Tale Pub

* 9:00 pm – 1:00 am → Jazz Jam with Eh Trane

for more info visit www.kaslojazzfest.com

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