Centrepiece Jazz presents a variety of jazz genres. When they play for the Georgia Straight Jazz Society Thursday night, you will hear memorable melodies in swing, ballads, Latin and fusion.
The group brings its own distinct interpretation as soloists to its repertoire.
Charity Munro has proven herself to be a dynamic performer on any stage and in any style, including Celtic, R&B and jazz. Munro is a member of Courtenay’s 12-piece R&B band Time Well Wasted, and is known for her range of skill, covering everything from Kiki Dee and Donna Summers to Steely Dan and Michael Jackson.
Dave Stevenson, bassist, moved to the Comox Valley four years ago and brought with him a vast experience of performing music.
Playing in both Vancouver and Victoria, he has performed with jazz greats: P.J. Perry, Louis Rose, and Phil Dwyer.
Larry Ayre is an accomplished guitarist and music teacher who has been performing in the Comox Valley for over 25 years.
Mike Berman is becoming established on Vancouver Island, bringing a lifetime of drumming and percussion experience with him. Over the years, Berman’s expertise has expanded many styles, especially jazz.
Centrepiece is excited to have special guest Dan Craven play some swinging sax.
Craven is an excellent music teacher and polished musician who has played with the Arrowsmith Big Band, the Boss Tenors, the Larry Ho Blues Band, and Time Well Wasted.
Admission to this performance is $10 for members, and $12 for non-members.
Visit www.georgiastraightjazz.com for more information about the society and its forthcoming events.