Community Event: Black History Month Classic Jazz and Blues @ February 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm @ Belfry Theatre, 1291 Gladstone Avenue (Victoria)

For more information: BC Black History Awareness Society Black History Month Website   Facebook link

Date: Monday, February 17, 2020

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Belfry Theatre, 1291 Gladstone Avenue (Victoria)

Cost: By donation – minimum donation of $10.00/person appreciated

Event Description:

Doors Open: 6:30 pm

Featuring jazz, blues, gospel and soul by 2 great bands. Five Shadez of Blue is the opening act. Their repertoire includes classic jazz standards influenced by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington and Billie Holiday. Band members are David Watson, Kevin Carter, Vic O’Connor, Rhythm; Kathryn LeGros, Winston Lewis, Horns and Percussion; Lynne Penhale, Vocals.

Then Canadian/International Jazz singer, Maureen Washington and her trio take the stage. Her rich tones have captivated audiences for many years; encompassing the soul of Etta James, Carmen McRae and the modernity of Holly Cole. She releases her 9th album! Harvest Moon. She is backed by Karel Roessingh-piano, Joey Smith-bass, Damian Graham-drums.

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