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The Victoria Jazz Orchestra with special guest PJ Perry

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
8:00 PM

PJ Perry has shared the stage with countless jazz greats such as Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Michel LeGrand, Pepper Adams, Kenny Wheeler, Tom Harrell, Rob McConnell, Slide Hampton, Herb Spanier, Bobby Shew, Fraser McPherson, Tommy Banks, Joe LaBarbera, Clarence Big Miller, Red Rodney and many more talented artists, to numerous to list here. Recently, he was a featured soloist on the hit 2010 Broadway production of Come Fly Away, highlighting the songs link to Canadian Encyclopediaof Frank Sinatra and the choreography of Twyla Tharpe.

In 2007 P.J. was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Alberta.

In autumn of 1999 Justin Time Records released a Juno nominated recording of P.J. and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. P.J. Perry has become recognized by critics, colleagues and listeners as being one of North Americas premier saxophonists.

Winner of a 1993 Juno Award for Best Jazz Recording for his album My Ideal, P.J. has received Jazz Report magazines Critics Choice Award for Best Alto Sax for, a record, of seven years from 1993 to 1999.

P.J. has recently been performing his own show The Joy of Sax with
orchestras across the country. He has also performed with the Edmonton Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, Winnipeg Symphony, Saskatoon Symphony, Kamloops Symphony, Hamilton Philharmonic, Montreal Symphony, Kitchener-Waterloo, and the Vancouver Island Symphony.

Reservations: [email protected]

Cost: General: $25
Category: Arts | Entertainment
Concerts | Music
Location: Hermann's Jazz Club
753 View Street, Victoria
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More Info: Monik Nordine
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