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Sat. November 16th 2019
The Victoria Jazz Orchestra, Monik Nordine, Bryn Badel, Doug Awai, Andrew Greenwood, Tom Vickery, Bruce Meikle, Rob Cheramy, David Emery , Ryan Oliver , Chris Watt , Alfons Fear, Greg Bush, Andrew Homzy , Maria Manna, Marianne Ing, David Enns , Jon Candell, Scott MacInnes, Mark Wilson, Cathedral School ChoirAlix Goolden Performance Hall (All Ages)
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Sat. March 16th 2019
Valdy Goes Big Band Valdemar Horsdahl, The Victoria Jazz Orchestra, Monik Nordine, Chris Watt , Andrew Greenwood, David Michaux, Amanda Paterson, Rob Cheramy, Jon Candel, Bruce Meikle, David Emery , Derrick MiltonAlix Goolden Performance Hall (All Ages)
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Tue. September 26th 2017
The Victoria Jazz Orchestra, Ryan Oliver Hermann's Jazz Club (All Ages)
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Mon. November 21st 2016
The Victoria Jazz OrchestraHermann's Jazz Club (All Ages)
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The Victoria Jazz Orchestra

big band from Victoria BC

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Monik Nordine

The Victoria Jazz Orchestra is Vancouver Island’s premiere jazz big band. Formed in May 2013 by Monik Nordine, The Victoria Jazz Orchestra has been featured at The Victoria International Jazz Festival (2017) and The Nanaimo International Jazz Festival (2018).

Comprised of the city`s most prominent and accomplished jazz artists, The Victoria Jazz Orchestra has performed often at Hermann's Jazz Club in Victoria, BC and each show features new repertoire as well as guest conductors and guest soloists. The VJO has featured saxophonists Mike Allen and P.J. Perry, trumpeter Mike Herriot and composers and conductors Chelsea McBride, Jill Townsend, Bill Coon, Ian McDougall, Alan Matheson, Andrew Homzy, and Greg Bush and the repertoire features Boss Brass arrangements and other prominent Canadian jazz composers as well as repertoire from the 20th century big band canon.

Current Lineup

Doug AwaiSax
Karen Houghfrench horn
Amanda Patersonsax
Rob Cheramyguitar
Bruce Meiklebass
Jon Millerdrums
Tom Vickerypiano
Scott McInnestrombone
David Ennstrombone
Alfons Feartrumpet
Dave Flellotrumpet
Chris WattSax
Andrew GreenwoodSax
Monik NordineSax
Bryn BadelTrumpet1999-present
David Emerydrums2015-present
David Michauxtrumpet2015-present


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