2009 festival

2009 Wrap up

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The 2009 festival is now complete. Thanks to all our workshop particpants for a great week of music making. This is probably the largest and best group of workshop parcipants that we have had since starting the program. It was a fun week of great music making all around. Special thanks to our Sponsors and […]

2009 festival

Day 5

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Today was the final day of the sixth edition of the South Delta Jazz Festival. After a morning of some fine tuning rehearsals to get ready we moved all our gear from the community centre over to Delta Hospital to prepare for our afternoon performance under the Envision tent for the folks at Delta Hospital. […]

2009 festival

Day 4

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Jazz workshop day 4, the week continues… Today featured local Vancouver saxophonist David Branter in two performances and a masterclass with our saxophone students. Dave performed with the faculty band at lunch and gave us a small taste of what was to come this evening. Dave chose a mix of compositions including standards and original […]

2009 festival

Day 3

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Day 3 of the workshop we welcomed our second guest performer of the week, John Doheny from New Orleans. John gave a rousing noon hour performance, followed by a guest lecture about the life and music of New Orleans. John teaches at Tulane University in New Orleans, and one of the courses he teaches there […]

2009 festival

Day 2

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Day 2 of the workshop and festival was another busy day of music making. Today the faculty band was featured in a concert at the McKee Seniors Recreation Centre. This evening some of our workshop students performed at Diefenbaker Park with the Bossa Boys in a free concert sponsored by Delta Parks and Rec. Tomorrow’s […]

2009 festival

Day 1

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Today was the first day of the sixth edition of the South Delta Jazz Workshop and festival. The rain did not dampen any spirits as we met with all the workshop students and divided them out into our ensemble groups. The first noon hour concert of the festival featured a spirited performance by Delta’s own […]

2009 festival

Festival 2009

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This year’s festival is almost upon us. We have two great evening shows scheduled. Friday July 10 – Dave Branter with the workshop faculty bandSaturday July 11 – Steve Maddock with Lorne Kellett Both of these concerts will be truly excellent featuring two of the best musicians in the Vancouver area. Check out Steve Maddock […]

2009 festival

festival update

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Our website is now almost up to date with faculty and concert info. Registration for this year’s workshop is now open. This year we will be having two free concerts at the new McKee Seniors Centre in Ladner, as well as the outdoor Jam at Petras in Tsawwassen and the two evening concerts at Tsawwassen […]