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March 2, 2008

Lester Quitzau Tours Alberta

Written by
cindy mcleod

live blues, Canada


Lester Quitzau Trio
Spring Tour

Quitzau Returns to Blues Trio Roots for Home Province Tour

Blues and roots musician Lester Quitzau, Juno Award winning singer-songwriter and guitarist returns to his blues roots and trio sound for a spring tour in his home province of Alberta. Joining the gifted artist for the performances are Edmonton greats Mike Lent (bass) and Sandro Dominelli (drums).

Quitzau is well-known around the globe for his work with musical partners Bill Bourne and Madagascar Slim, with whom he formed the acoustic improvisational group Tri-Continental, and his Very Electric Trio with Lyle Molzan (drums) and Greg Johnston (bass).

Lester moved to the west coast when he married talented artist/singer/songwriter Mae Moore, with whom he now writes, performs and records with. The pair released their debut CD, Oh My in 2004 and keep a busy touring schedule.

Lester Quitzau Trio Tour Dates:

Wednesday, March 5
The Margaret Greenham Theatre
The Banff Centre for the Performing Arts

Thursday, March 6
The Ironwood Stage

Friday, March 7
The Elks Hall
Red Deer

Saturday, March 8
The Senior’s Centre
Peace River
info: 780.624.2468

Thursday, March 13
The Ironwood Stage

Friday & Saturday, March 14 – 15
Yardbird Suite

for more info visit www.lesterq.com

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