The Larsen Summer Jazz Concert Series, a brand new series modeled after the Port Townsend Jazz Festival, will feature unique collaborations among local, national and international artists. The series runs from Monday, July 12 to Sunday, July 18 with a full slate of afternoon and evening concerts. Highly recommended.
Afternoon Concerts Series: (Monday, July 12 to Thursday, July 15): all concerts are 4 to 6 pm, – $10/$8 tickets available at the door.
Monday -Kelby MacNayr explores Afro-Cuban music/ Scott White Free Jazz ensemble.
Tuesday – Marianne Trudel/Anne Schaefer piano/voice duo/Classic Funk, Headhunters and beyond.
Wednesday – Storm Nilson/Kelby MacNayr guitar/drum duo – Roy Styffe/Alfons Fear tribute to Kenny Wheeler.
Thursday – Storm Nilson explores Early Jazz – New Works : new compositions by the Summer Jazz Faculty.
Evening Concert Series(Thursday, July 15-Sunday, July 18): All concerts 8 p.m. Victoria Truth Centre, 1201 Fort Street, $20/15 (VJS,U-Jam,Student) except as noted.
Thursday, July 15th, 8 p.m. – Kelby MacNayr Quintet/Marianne Trudel Septet
Friday, July 16th, 8 p.m. – Storm Nilson Trio/Anne Schaefer Quartet tribute to the Great Jazz Vocalists
Saturday, July 17th, 8 p.m. – Alfons Fear Quintet play the Jazz Messengers/Ian McDougall/Roy Styffe Quintet play Paul Desmond.
Sunday, July 18th, 5- 7 p.m. – Larsen Summer Jazz Student Performance. Hermann’s Jazz Club, 753 View Street, $5 at the door.