Benefit Concert for UJAM
Victoria's newest big band pays tribute to the Count Basie Orchestra with a programme of classic charts and Basie-inspired Holiday tunes.
The great Joe Coughlin joins us for a couple of songs to add to the holiday spirit.
The UJAM Rep. Orch. is comprised of some of Victoria's finest music educators, jazz professionals and UJAM mentors. The URO is dedicated to providing classic big band sounds for young music students.
In between the two sets this Big Band will perform, the UJAM Young All-Stars will perform a short set of their Jazz favorite standards.
Come on down for a great time and to support the UJAM Society!
Admission is by donation. $15 Donation. Proceeds benefit the UJAM society.
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Joe Coughlin (Vocal Jazz)
Joe Coughlin has an impressive voice that has taken him to North
America’s finest clubs and on tour with legendary artists such as Dizzy Gillespie and Woody Herman. 2008 and 2009 National Jazz Award winner “Male Vocalist of the Year”, Joe keeps turning out great recordings (2009’s live Lowdown West Broadway is a treat). Once again appearin... more info