Lensmen coming to Filberg Park

The Lensmen will bring old musical favourites to life Sunday as part of the Sunday Sounds series at Filberg Park in Comox.

The Lensmen will bring old musical favourites to life Sunday as part of the Sunday Sounds series at Filberg Park in Comox.

Romping through a spectrum of styles from the beginnings of Jazz to the ’50s, The Lensmen add their own flair to the mix.

An original member of the Desperation Jazz Band, behind the drum kit, Len Wilkie’s vocals stir up the golden age of crooners, reminiscent of Ol’ Blue Eyes himself.

Al West grounds the group with upright bass and lights things up with banjo and lively vocals. Newcomer Mike Eddy brings a degree in classical piano to his jazz renditions. Noel Thomas, another Desperation Jazz Band original, enjoys variations of style on the cornet.

They will play Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. near the Filberg Lodge.

— Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park

 

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