Jazz Around the Island (Nov.27-Dec.3)
Vocalists Maria Manna, Miranda Sage, Maureen Washington, and Melinda Whitaker appear in Victoria tonight (Friday, Nov. 27, 8pm) in a “Great Ladies of Jazz” concert at Alix Goolden Hall. Should be a good one for those who love well delivered jazz standards. Tickets are available through the Royal and MacPherson box office. ( $23.50 – $41.50).
There’s lots going on at Hermann’s in Victoria this week. The Noah Becker Quartet appears on Saturday (8pm,$10) and vocalist Carol Sokoloff and Trio Expresso perform the songs of Johnny Mercer on Sunday (8pm, $10). Tuesday night it’s the Lambrick Park Jazz Band (7pm) and on Thursday you can hear the Esquimalt High Jazz Band (5pm). The Tom Vickery Trio does its weekly gig Thursday, Dec. 3 (8pm, $6).
Velvet Swing performs on Thursday, Dec. 3 at the Elks Hall Jazz Club in Courtenay (7:30pm, no cover).