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Chamber recital celebrates Gallic greats

August
3
,
2016
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Gallic greats — French composers of the Romantic and 20th century periods — will be heard Saturday at a City-sponsored concert by the Chamber Musicians of Kamloops. Two distinguished local musicians, Cvetozar Vutev and Naomi Cloutier,...

ALL THAT JAZZ - Trombonist Turk Murphy

July
24
,
2016
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A TROMBONE PLAYER for you this week, a guy who was as mainstay of New Orleans jazz on the West Coast for many years.  His name is Turk Murphy, an old-school musician, a little rough around the edges, with a gruff sound,...

ALL THAT JAZZ - Django Reinhardt

July
9
,
2016
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WE'RE STAYING with the guitar this week, only a completely different style than last week.  Many of you, especially the younger set, will not have heard of Django Reinhardt — he was a self taught Gypsy from France...

Roberts Band heads west for mountain air

July
5
,
2016
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It’s good to play in mountain air, says Sam Roberts, whose band plays the Sun Peaks Friday night as openers in the resort’s summer concert series.  The Sam Roberts Band will be getting plenty of fresh air this summer, performing...

ALL THAT JAZZ - John Pizzarelli

June
25
,
2016
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THIS WEEK on Richmond And All That Jazz, a guy who sings and plays guitar.  What!!! The world is full of people who sing and play the guitar.  No, the world is full of those who sing and pretend they can play the guitar.  This...

ALL THAT JAZZ - Oscar Peterson

June
12
,
2016
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FOR THIS edition of Richmond and All That Jazz, I have chosen one of the greatest jazz piano players of all time, one of my favourites; Oscar Peterson.  If you are a jazz lover you will be very familiar with Oscar, if not...

Trio, quintet get unplugged, offline and social

May
29
,
2016
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An eclectic afternoon of classical, jazz and folk is in store at St. Andrew's on the Square. Local groups Trio Con Brio and Solara Brass Quintet perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 29, at the historic church at 159 Seymour St. The brass...

ALL THAT JAZZ - Sullivan Fortner

May
13
,
2016
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THIS WEEK on Richmond and All That Jazz, another "find."  Sometimes when you're just browsing through youtubemusic, you find a talent that you have never heard of, didn't even know he existed.  Such was the case...

Savouring the sounds of KSO's Mozart Festival

May
2
,
2016
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Why a Mozart Festival? The question naturally arose as Kamloops Symphony kicked off a week of 10 events celebrating the musical genius of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 225 years after his death at age 35. Audiences in Salmon Arm and Kamloops over...

A new maestro in the works for KSO

April
29
,
2016
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The proving of a new music director for Kamloops Symphony Orchestra will be in the heat of performance as contenders vying to succeed the venerable Bruce Dunn take to the stage in the 2016/2017 season. Dunn and KSO executive director Kathy...