BIG BAND MONDAYS! CHRIS BERNER JAZZ ORCHESTRA

mon10jun7:00 pmBIG BAND MONDAYS! CHRIS BERNER JAZZ ORCHESTRA7:00PM | $20 - $25

About the Artist(s)

The Chris Berner Jazz Orchestra is delighted to play Frankie’s Jazz Club for the first time! Vancouver-based composer Chris Berner leads the 18-person powerhouse ensemble in an evening of original music and arrangements. The ensemble boasts many of Vancouver’s finest soloists, including Brad Turner, Jocelyn Waugh, John Nicholson, and Tristan Martinuson. Berner’s compositions, in the tradition of legends like Kenny Wheeler and Thad Jones, features compelling melodies, surprising harmonic twists, and shifting time signatures.

Steve Kaldestad – alto/soprano saxophone, Geoff Claridge – alto saxophone, John Nicholson – tenor saxophone, Tristan Martinuson – tenor saxophone, Sofia Avelino – baritone saxophone , Michael Kim – trumpet , Brad Turner – trumpet
Jocelyn Waugh – trumpet , Daniel Hersog – trumpet, Kevin Jackson – trombone , Janine King – trombone , Casey Thomas-Burns – trombone, William Broverman – bass trombone, Shannon Thue – piano, Seb Chamney – guitar, Emilio Suarez – bass, Clem Pytel – drums