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The Wise Hall & Lounge
1882 Adanac Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V5L 2E2
Live in the WISE LOUNGE presents:
Jazz by committee.
2nd Wednesday of the month starting January 10.
The Committee consists of:
Ross Barrett on tenor sax, flute and vocals.
Tim Sars on baritone sax, tuba and vocals
Shelly Kantrow on guitar and vocals
Bruce Mortimer on bass and vocals
Martin Eade on drums and vocals.
Each month there will be one or more special guest performers.
They will be playing a wide variety of styles including Jazz Standards, Latin, Bebop, Swing, Blues, and New Orleans style Jazz and Funk.
Ross, Shelly, Martin and Bruce were core members of the Sunday Soul Service (with the Late Great Jack Velker), which ran for over 20 years in various venues around Vancouver including Latin Quarter, Santo's Tapas, Copacabana and Cottage Bistro.
Tim Sars has been working as a professional performer, teacher, and composer/arranger in Vancouver for the last 20 years and is the leader of the Tim Sars Band, playing New Orleans Jazz, swing, funk, and originals.
Tim, Ross and Shelly, all regularly bandleaders, are looking forward to collaborating as each other's side men, hence the Committee.