Jazz

Drummer Kelby MacNayr and friends play a Nov. 11 show at Hermann’s Jazz Club, part of its Community Nights series of free concerts. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

Musical connections feed the soul at Victoria venue

Hermann’s does its part to put performers in front of live audiences, with free community concerts

 

COVID-19: ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’ recorded and released

COVID-19: ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’ recorded and released

LISTEN: Quick turnaround for song penned by B.C. Order of Canada musician Phil Dwyer

 

Juno Award-winning musician Phil Dwyer of Qualicum Beach wrote a song for provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. (News file photo)

Order of Canada Vancouver Island musician pens ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’

Qualicum Beach lawyer and saxophonist Phil Dwyer notes health officer has become a ‘folk hero’

 

The disposition of the building hosting Hermann’s Jazz Club on View Street in Victoria has been the subject of a dispute amongst its owners in recent years. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The disposition of the building hosting Hermann’s Jazz Club on View Street in Victoria has been the subject of a dispute amongst its owners in recent years. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Hermann’s Jazz Club will run under the operation of the Arts on View Society starting July 15. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

The page turns on operations at Hermann’s Jazz Club

Arts on View Society officially takes over management of View Street clubs as of July 15

Hermann’s Jazz Club will run under the operation of the Arts on View Society starting July 15. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Range of top-notch performers unveiled for 2019 Jazzfest lineup

Range of top-notch performers unveiled for 2019 Jazzfest lineup

Tickets go on sale this Friday for announced June shows at the Royal and McPherson theatres

Range of top-notch performers unveiled for 2019 Jazzfest lineup
Sidney singer Edie Daponte has launched a new tour. She credits living in Sidney for much of her inspiration and feels people over 50 shouldn’t be afraid to follow their dreams.

Sidney jazz singer who kicked off career after age 50, heads on B.C. tour

Sidney singer Edie Daponte is about to embark on a B.C.-wide tour, starting on Feb. 3.

Sidney singer Edie Daponte has launched a new tour. She credits living in Sidney for much of her inspiration and feels people over 50 shouldn’t be afraid to follow their dreams.
IN CONCERT: Laying the Hammer down in Victoria

IN CONCERT: Laying the Hammer down in Victoria

Jazz and boogie woogie pianist Michael Kaeshammer returns to where it all began

IN CONCERT: Laying the Hammer down in Victoria
Nick LaRiviere and his band his Hermann’s Jazz Club for two shows this Friday and Saturday evening at 8 p.m. Photo courtesy Adam Schelle and Kevin Holloway

Nick LaRiviere shows going on as scheduled at Hermann’s

Trombonist leads his high-energy, seven-piece band for two shows this weekend

Nick LaRiviere and his band his Hermann’s Jazz Club for two shows this Friday and Saturday evening at 8 p.m. Photo courtesy Adam Schelle and Kevin Holloway
VIDEO: Jazz vocalist Susannah Adams continues her Island tour Sunday at Crofton pub

VIDEO: Jazz vocalist Susannah Adams continues her Island tour Sunday at Crofton pub

Fresh off a triumphant show at Hermann’s Jazz Club, Adams set to light up Osborne Bay Pub

  • Jun 10, 2018
VIDEO: Jazz vocalist Susannah Adams continues her Island tour Sunday at Crofton pub
Macy Gray, one of nine female band leaders among those playing ticketed shows at the TD Victoria International Jazz Festival, is among the headliners of this year’s event. Courtesy jazzvictoria.ca

TD VICTORIA JAZZ FEST 2018: Diversity of musical styles key to festival’s success

Now in its 35th year, this summer festival staple spotlights jazz, blues, soul and more

Macy Gray, one of nine female band leaders among those playing ticketed shows at the TD Victoria International Jazz Festival, is among the headliners of this year’s event. Courtesy jazzvictoria.ca
Dee Dee Bridgewater and the Memphis Soulphony are among the headliners for this year’s TD Victoria International JazzFest, running June 22 to July 1. jazzvictoria.ca

TD Victoria International Jazzfest releases 2018 concert schedule

From blues to bluegrass to jazz in all its forms, JazzFest has something for everyone

Dee Dee Bridgewater and the Memphis Soulphony are among the headliners for this year’s TD Victoria International JazzFest, running June 22 to July 1. jazzvictoria.ca
The music of Victoria born-and-raised musician and composer/arranger Ross Taggart, who passed away in 2013, has been arranged by longtime friends Jill Townsend and Bill Coon. Photo contributed

Victoria Jazz Orchestra to play tribute to Ross Taggart at Hermann’s

Arrangements of late jazz saxophonist and pianist to be featured in April 14 show

  • Mar 27, 2018
The music of Victoria born-and-raised musician and composer/arranger Ross Taggart, who passed away in 2013, has been arranged by longtime friends Jill Townsend and Bill Coon. Photo contributed