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Occurs on Thursday March 31 2022

Approximate running time: 1 hour and 40 minutes


Muriel Griffiths Room
1501 Cedar Avenue
Trail BC V1R 4C7

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× Trail & District Arts Council's Jazz at the Griff Series presents

Fractal Jazz Quintet

Thursday, March 31st at 7:30 pm

General Admission - Muriel Griffiths Room - Proof of Vaccination Required. As of March 11th, masks are recommended but are no longer mandatory.

Fractal Jazz is a Kootenay-based instrumental jazz group playing standards, ballads, cookin’ bebop tunes and original compositions. With influences spanning multiple jazz styles, the band guarantees a unique musical experience with every performance.

Daralyn Fox is a trumpet player and composer/arranger based out of Rossland, BC. Daralyn has studied music performance at MacEwan University and St. Francis Xavier University with a focus on jazz. She has also studied with William (Bill) Dimmer, Dominic Spera, and Jon Faddis and played with Tommy Banks, Bobby Cairns and Dominic Spera.

Mike Rud is a jazz guitarist, songwriter and Juno award-winner for his album “Notes on Montreal”, who has played with current jazz greats Peter Bernstein, Kenny Wheeler, Herb Ellis and Joey DeFrancesco. Rud has a master’s degree from McGill and studied privately in New York City with Jim Hall. He has taught at McGill, Western Washington, and Carleton universities, and is a music instructor at Selkirk College.

Doug Stephenson has been an integral member of Western Canada's music community for over thirty years. The Calgary native is a guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and producer who has performed with a wide range of artists including Charlie Rouse, Bob Murphy, Les McCann, Jay Thomas, John Stowell, Tommy Banks, P.J. Perry, Altered Laws, Barry Romberg, Bob Brough, Campbell Ryga, and Blues legend Big Miller.

Drummer Steven Parish studied at Berklee College of Music, as well as privately with Frankie Dunlop, Frank Malabe, and the great Buddy Rich. Mentored by the legendary Les Paul, Steven's also worked with for Cub Koda, Ian Hunter, Joe Bouchard of Blue Öyster Cult and Rap artist Stezo-E. He started the Music Program at Selkirk with Darcy Hepner, Jeff Link and Paul Landsberg in 1989.

Soren Hvenegaard joins the band on sax. The young saxophonist, whose mentor is Clinton Swanson, has a lot of experience behind him having played with the B.C. Honour Concert Band, Playmour Junction Big Band, and the Nelson Community Band. As a teenager, Soren organized and performed a Thelonious Monk tribute concert for the legendary jazz pianist and composer’s 100th birthday.

A 4-show pass is $68 and single tickets are $22. Our 2022 Jazz Series includes: Fractal Jazz Quintet, Melody Diachun Quartet, Laura Landsberg Quartet, Rick Lingard Quintet

Tickets can be purchased online or by phone (250-368-9669). Or visit our Box Office during our regular hours Monday to Friday 12-4 pm. Ticket can be picked up in advance at the box office, or at the door on show night. Groups of 4 can reserve a table through the Box Office. Licensed event.

COVID Protocols •All attendees must present their BC or Federal Vaccine Certificate showing TWO doses of a COVID19 vaccination AND government photo identification. Ticketholders, who are unable to comply, cannot attend and should contact our Box Office for a refund. •To increase audience comfort, all 2022 Jazz shows are capped at 50 audience members. Even if provincial restrictions are lifted, audience size will stay at 50 people guaranteed. •As of March 11th, masks are recommended but are no longer mandatory. •COVID protocols are subject to change depending on the COVID Climate and BC Provincial Health Orders. •Doors open 30 minutes prior to show time to allow time to scan passports. •Not feeling well? Please stay home. Call us in advance and we will refund your ticket. •To view our full COVID mitigation plan click here

Our Jazz at the Griff Series is sponsored by McEwan Law. Our performances are made possible thanks to funding from the Government of British Columbia, Creative BC, BC Arts Council, BC Touring Council, and Canadian Heritage.

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