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Victoria Jazz Orchestra Honours Heart of Music Scene

Victoria Jazz Orchestra Honours Heart of Music Scene

Known as the heart of Vancouver's vibrant jazz scene, saxophonist and pianist Ross Taggart let a national legacy of impressive musical contributions, along with an unmatched sense of humour. On Sunday, April 15 the Victoria Jazz Orchestra and special gue Posted: Nov 6, 2018
Author: Gulf Islands Driftwood
Published by: Driftwood Publishing Ltd.
In this Article Artist(s) The Victoria Jazz Orchestra
Still Blue CD Review

Still Blue CD Review

Bill Johnson contributes eight originals to his Still Blue, each one a fine example of a contemporary blues song, not merely a retread of a familiar 12 bar theme, and each sung in his evocative voice. The variety of approaches, from the sne... Posted: Jan 8, 2015
Author: Tom Hyslop
Published by: Blues Revue Magazine June/July 2011
In this Article Artist(s) Bill Johnson

Review: Canadian Guitarist West Coast Comerford happy to play blues

A story on west coast Canadian blues guitar man, West Coast Comerford. Comerford has played in many blues bands out of Victoria, including the Rockin' Devils, All Them Blues Band and Uncle Wiggly's Hot Shoes Blues Band. The piece was published on Digita Posted: Jan 9, 2017
Author: Marcus Hondro
Published by: Digital Journal
In this Article Artist(s) Uncle Wigglys Hot Shoes Blues Band, Mark Comerford, Mark Johnson, Hank Leonhardt, Hubert Sumlin, Muddy Waters Resource(s): Harpo's in Victoria
BLACK MOUNTAIN CD Review

BLACK MOUNTAIN CD Review

BLACK MOUNTAIN In The Future Jagjaguwar When I hear Stephen McBean’s slowly-picked A-minor guitar intro for “Stormy High,” I’m almost tricked into thinking it’s a cover of “Hell’s Bells,” but then the swing-time Black... Posted: May 6, 2008
Author: Ferdy belland
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Black Mountain
CD Review for Still Blue

CD Review for Still Blue

CD Review for Still Blue Mr. Johnson jumped into view as a nominee for Guitarist of the Year in 2006. This Victoria-based bluesman jammed onstage after the Awards Show and left behind a couple of impressive CDs. This new one is even... Posted: Jan 8, 2015
Author: John Valenteyn
Published by: Toronto Blues Society : Maple Blues News
In this Article Artist(s) Bill Johnson
BLACK MOUNTAIN: In the Future In the Now

BLACK MOUNTAIN: In the Future In the Now

“Fucking Amazing,” says drummer Joshua Wells about Black Mountain’s current North American tour. “This is the best tour I’ve ever been on. It’s been unbelievable at times! We’ve played a few places we’ve never been before…... Posted: Apr 1, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Ferdy belland
In this Article Artist(s) Black Mountain
Rich Aucoin – The Peanut Gallery

Rich Aucoin – The Peanut Gallery

Fri Jun 20th, 2008 I played an acoustic show with Rich last summer at Hoko’s on an invitation from Ryan of Collapsing Opposites. Rich was touring on his bicycle from his hometown of Halifax to raise money for the Childhood Cancer Founda... Posted: Jun 29, 2008
Author: Evan Symons
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Rich Aucoin, Brasstronaut Resource(s): The Peanut Gallery
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