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Join us for 5 afternoons of exploring the art of jazz and community music making. Each day 4pm to 5:15pm at James Bay United Church.

Admission is free. Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary.

Supported by the City of Victoria.

Monday, July 10th
‘The majesty of the blues!’

Pianist and educator Dr. Tony Genge along with bassist Peter Dowse and drummer Kelby MacNayr celebrate the limitless possibilities and influence of this timeless musical form.

Tuesday, July 11th
‘Rhythm and then some!’

Drummer and educator Kelby MacNayr leads us through a wonderful, fun  and interactive Workshop celebrating our first instruments… The body and the voice! Wear comfortable clothes and bring a sense of humour :-)

Wednesday, July 12th 
‘Exploring the sounds of Cuba!’

Rhythms and melodies come alive in the hands of masterful Cuban musicians Miguelito Valdez, Cynthia Rodriguez and Hector Ramos! Join us for a fun filled afternoon exploring the rhythms and sounds of Cuban traditional music.

Thursday, July 13th
‘The Singer and pianist: the toughest job in music’

Join us for a special presentation with the masterful pianist and vocalist Louise Rose, who has studied and performed with some of the greatest artists in jazz from Oscar Peterson to Leonard Bernstein, Duke Ellington and Antonio Carlos Jobim.

Friday, July 14th
‘Composition and harmony; a world of opportunity and possibility!’

Join us for a fun-filled session exploring the limitless possibilities of harmony and composition with pianist and composer Karel Roessingh!

Photo by Florencia Viadana on Unsplash