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Occurs on Thursday March 17 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

Laura Landsberg Quintet

Thursday, March 17 at 7:30 pm

General Admission - Muriel Griffiths Room - Proof of Vaccination Required. Masks are recommended but no longer mandatory.

Jazz at the Griff presents the Laura Landsberg Quintet

Women In Jazz: The Legends, Their Voices, Their Music

Laura Landsberg and her outstanding band will take you on a ride through the rich history of music’s most inspirational and groundbreaking woman in jazz. With Laura’s vocal versatility, David Restivo on piano, Paul Landsberg on guitar, Rob Fahie on bass, and Steven Parish on drums, this will surely be an evening of music not to be missed.

Laura Landsberg
was born in London, England, raised in Vancouver, and now lives in Nelson. She studied at Grant MacEwan University, as well as with Bobby McFerrin, Rhiannon, David Worm, Axel Thiemer, Dee Daniels, Kiran Ahluwalia, Joey Blake and many others. Laura has been the featured soloist with the Universal Gospel Choir, the Spokane Jazz Orchestra and the Vancouver Ensemble for Jazz Improvisation (VEJI), and has played with Hugh Fraser, Donnie Clark, Chris Brubeck, and Ian McDougall. David Restivo is an award-winning pianist and composer and one of Canada's most respected and influential jazz artists. ​A 3-time winner of the National Jazz Awards' Pianist of the Year Award, and JUNO Award winner he has worked with many amazing artists including Boss Brass, Tentet, the Mike Murley Quintet, Kenny Wheeler, John Abercrombie, Jerry Bergonzi, Mel Tormé, the Woody Herman Orchestra, Pat LaBarbera, George Garzone, Randy Bachman (BTO/Guess Who), and Molly Johnson.

Paul Landsberg was born in the Bronx, and grew up in New Jersey. Paul studied, and later taught, at Berklee College of Music in Boston. During that time he traveled with a top-40 cover band and by his early-30s, when he moved to Nelson, the guitarist had spent two decades playing and performing. An original faculty member at Selkirk College, Paul Landsberg retired in 2017 after a 28-year career. Rob Fahie, originally from Ottawa, moved to Nelson in 2013 where he has become popular on the local music scene. He attended McGill University for his Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance and then received a full scholarship to the University of Colorado to study a Master of Music Degree. Rob has performed at prestigious venues around the world, including “The Blue Note” and “Carnegie Hall”.

DrummerSteven 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.

A 4-show pass is $68 and single tickets are $22. 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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