CORY WEEDS QUINTET f. Terell Stafford and Harold Mabern
Saxophonist Cory Weeds teams up with legendary pianist Harold Mabern and renowned trumpeter Terell Stafford for a night of music that you won’t forget! A giant of contemporary ja zz, Terell Stafford is an incredibly gifted and versatile player who combines a deep love of melody with his own brand of spirited and adventurous lyricism.
An unforgettable performer who turns every performance into an informal master class, Harold Mabern regales audiences with his first-hand account of jazz history. His music is marked by unmistakable purpose and harmonic authority and he employs a powerful technique and deep insight into a wide range of repertoire from the Great American Songbook to his own soulful
Cory Weeds is an expressive player with a sound firmly rooted in the jazz tradition. This past year Weeds’ 13th release as a leader, Let’s Groove spent 43 weeks at on the JazzWeek charts. With Michael Glynn bass and Julian MacDonough drums.
Thursday, May 24, 2018 – 8:30pm (doors open 8:00pm)
Venue: Rubber Boot Club 1605 Store St. (Victoria’s latest live music venue located in the basement of Swan’s Pub/Hotel – seating available)
Tickets: $27 advance/VJS members $30 at the door (service charges may apply)
On sale Monday, April 16
Tickets for: CORY WEEDS QUINTET f. Terell Stafford and Harold Mabern Available: Victoria Jazz Society Office no service charges (977 Alston St. or 250-388-4423), and the Royal & McPherson Box Office (250-386-6121 or online at www.rmts.bc.ca)
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