2010 festival

Jazz evening shows just how vital arts are to a community

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Jazz is kind of like a different language and the people who play jazz are a different breed, maybe even a different species altogether. On Thursday night, a mix of more than 50 of them (and their closest friends, family members and extraterrestrial visitors) gathered at the patio of Petra’s Arts Kafe and listened to […]

2010 festival

Day 4 and 5

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Friday was a great day at the workshop and festival with two performances. Lunchtime with Al Matheson with the faculty band, followed by the evening concert with Len Aruliah and Jared Burrows.  Both performances were well received with a standing ovation for the band in the evening performance.  Well done! In the afternoon, all the […]

2010 festival

Day 3

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Thursday was day 3 of this year’s workshop and festival.  Our lunch time concert featured some innovative arrangements featuring the music of Rob Kohler with the Infinitus String Trio.  Len Aruliah and Jared also joined in for this concert. Our Thursday night Jam at Petra’s was wonderful. We enjoyed a warm summer evening here on […]

2010 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 Kin House.  Len featured a few of his new compositions with the faculty band. Tomorrow’s noon hour concert will feature saxophonist Rob Kohler with some original arrangements and compositions. This […]

2010 festival

Festival 2010 – day 1

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Today was the first day of our 2010 Festival, the seventh annual South Delta Jazz Festival and Workshop.  More than 30 students have now registered for this year’s event, and we are underway with a full day of workshop, and two festival performances. Our lunch time event featured our faculty performing together. This year we […]

2010 festival

Festival 2010

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The Seventh Annual South Delta Jazz Festival will be held from Tuesday July 6 – Saturday July 10, 2010 in Delta, British Columbia. The centre of our operations this year will be the McKee Heritage House and the Ladner Community Centre. Look for more information about the festival and a new updated website this spring.Happy […]