- This event has passed.
Edie Daponte and Karel Roessingh
May 26, 2018 @ 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Equally at home in an intimate lounge setting or an outdoor festival stage, Edie Daponte has established a reputation in the music scene of Vancouver Island and Western Canada as a dynamic and engaging performer.
Edie brings passion, playfulness and an evident love of performance to her live shows. Vancouver island Music Awards awarded Edie with \”Jazz Recording of the Year\” in 2017 for her original song \”Island Rain\” and nominated her as \”Vocalist of the Year\” in 2016. Edie’s original song \’Ride the Wind\’ was nominated in the Traditional category for the 2017 International Portuguese Music Awards (IPMA) .
Emotive and passionate, Edie\’s voice lends itself perfectly to a wide range of jazz standards, seamlessly moving from jazz to Bossa Nova and back again, switching between English, Portuguese, Spanish and French numbers with ease. You\’ll find her accompanied by talented musician, Karel Roessingh on piano. Together they create a wonderful atmosphere, engaging audiences large and small, drawing the audiences in and rewarding them with classic numbers they love to hear.