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December 9, 2007

Colin James & Little Big Band Christmas Tour

Written by
cindy mcleod

blues concerts, Canada


Colin James & LIttle Big Band
with the
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Pierre Simard, Conductor
Tuesday, December 18
Jack Singer Concert Hall

Blues Guitarist Tours Nine Canadian Cities in Support of New CD

Blues guitarist Colin James and his Little Big Band make a stop in Calgary to perform with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) on Tuesday, December 18, at the Jack Singer Concert Hall. The tour date is in support of the musician’s new CD, Colin James and the Little Big Band Christmas.

James and his Little Big Band will appear in Calgary along a nine-city tour across Canada, with symphony orchestras across the country accompanying the blues musician and featuring music from the new CD.

Under the baton of conductor Pierre Simard, the CPO will accompany Colin James and the Little Big Band through a program of selections including Let It Snow, Baby It’s Cold Outside, Boogie Woogie Santa Claus and a bluesy version of Merry Christmas, Baby and more.

Colin James and the Little Big Band December tour dates:

December 5 – TCU Place, Saskatoon
December 7 – Place des Arts, Montreal
December 8 – Saskatchewan Centre for the Arts, Regina
December 10 – Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver
December 11 – Winspear Centre, Edmonton
December 15 – N.A.C., Ottawa
December 18 – EPCOR CENTRE’s Jack Singer Concert Hall, Calgary
December 20 & 21 – Massey Hall, Toronto

For more information, visit www.colinjames.com

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