The Vancouver Community College Bigger Band, consisting of 10 musicians directed by John Korsrud, will perform an evening of original music composed by members of the group. The band is composed of individuals from the VCC School of Music and upcoming young professionals from Vancouver. Their music is influenced by various artists such as Joe Henderson, Bee Gees, Tigran Hamasyan, and others. The performance will feature soloists/composers Christopher Berner, Gordy Li, and Adam Kyle
The Capilano A Band is a 19 piece Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Brad Turner. This ensemble performs regularly around the community and this year performed with special guests Denzal Sinclaire and Scott Robinson. This ensemble plays a mix of contemporary and traditional repertoire, as well as featuring compositions by recent alumni and current students.
All proceeds benefit the Fraser MacPherson Jazz Fund