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Alan Matheson Septet

May 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Alan Matheson Septet has been an important part of the Vancouver jazz scene for over twenty years. Their first CD release, Intrada, features original compositions by Alan Matheson that reflect a wide range of musical influences from Ellington to Woody Shaw. The septet also plays compositions by band members Rob McKenzie, Dave Branter and Craig Scott as well as jazz classics by Billy Strayhorn, Fletcher Henderson and Stan Kenton.

The personnel is comprised of some of Vancouver’s most versatile musicians, all equally at home in jazz, classical and popular music. They are: Alan Matheson (trumpet, doubling flugelhorn, piano), Rob McKenzie (trombone), Julia Nolan (alto saxophone, doubling soprano saxophone), David Branter (tenor saxophone, doubling clarinet), Jon Roper (electric guitar), Laurence Mollerup (acoustic bass), Craig Scott (drums).

The programme for this special evening of music features the following compositions:

  • Avamaa {“Open Land”}  (Alan Matheson/Riina Tamm)
  • Freshet (Craig Day)
  • Another Dream Of You (Thomas Houlden)
  • À Propos (Adri Lake)
  • Juggernaut (Michael Coury)
  • (Intermission)
  • À L’arrache (Ian Wright)
  • O Tinto Quatro (Réjean Marois)
  • Folk Songs (Allie O’Neill)
  • 27 (Ila Zbarsky)
  • Splatter (Caralyn Taylor)

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May 18, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Pyatt Hall
843 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 3L4 Canada
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