Edie is a songstress unequaled in the art of story-telling, with a passionate and engaging style guaranteed to transport you.
Meeting the challenges of a new year and a new decade the music and lyrics are designed to lift you up and provide a positive outlook as Reverend Shana mirrors the theme with segues and a homily of optimism and hope.
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Edie DaPonte (Jazz, Bossa Nova, Latin)
Equally at home in an intimate lounge setting or an outdoor festival stage, Edie Daponte has established a reputation in the music scene of Vancouver Island and Western Canada as a dynamic and engaging performer. Edie brings passion, playfulness and an evident love of performance to her live shows. Vancouver island Music Awards awarded Edie with "J... more info
Jazz, Classical, Pop
Solo, Duo, Trio or Quartet using vocals, sax, bass or drums,
Play Hotels, parties, Lieutenant Governor's, weddings, festivals, cruise ships, www.janstirling.com
Play with Dick Smith, Joey Smith, Al Vance, Edie Daponte, Damian Graham more info
*After touring for two and a half years with the Glenn Miller Orchestra as bassist and arranger, Joey Smith was married in Victoria and moved to Rochester, N.Y. to pursue graduate studies at the Eastman School of Music. For the past 18 years he has been bassist for many local groups and has collaborated with various artists during their stops in Vi... more info
Born in New Zealand ('72) and raised on the west coast of Canada, Damian's musical diversity has led to performances with some of the finest musicians in the country and abroad. (Michael Kaeshammer, David Gogo, Paul Laine, Paul Pigat, Pat Coleman,The Swinging Bachelors, Bob Murphy, Danger Danger, Phil Dwyer, Resin, The Big Band Trio, Tyler Yarema)
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