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Music and Munch

May 5 2004 Programme

Music Makers at Music and Munch
Music and Munch takes place at All Saints Church by-the-Sea, 110 Park Drive in Ganges, on Wednesdays at 1210 pm. throughout the summer. During the fall and winter season, there is just one performance on the first Wednesday of each month.

The best bargain on Salt Spring Island… Concert FREE at 12:10
   …Followed by Light Lunch for $5.50 by the Anglican Caterers

May 5 2004

The Young Jazz Players

Founded in 1999 by Middle school band teacher Bruce Creswick, the group quickly left the confines of SIMS and became a self-managed, autonomous musical unit. Rapidly assimilating the wisdom of many local and internationally famous jazz educators, the band's musical proficiency accelerated rapidly, and soon they were playing gigs around the community and beyond. Over the years, personnel changes have seen the introduction of Devan Banman, and the departure of trumpet player Simon Millerd. The band finds that such modifications are always positive, leading different players to step into new and varied roles, and thereby continually improving themselves.

The YJP thoroughly enjoy every aspect of performing: especially at such a delightful venue as Music and Munch!

The Players

Addi Perkins
Award-winning Alto Saxophonist and student of Ted Hickford, Ross Taggart, Campbell Ryga and Don Thompson. A veteran of both Malaspina and Victoria conservatory jazz programs, Perkins continues to refine and enhance his rich and energetic saxophone stylings, influenced largely by sax legends Joshua Redman and Cannonball Adderly.

Garrett MacDonnell
A tenor saxophone player of provincial renown, Garrett had the honour of playing with the senior representative band at the Surrey Jazz festival last winter. He is a player in the tradition of such luminaries as John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter and Sonny Rollins.

Edward Perkins
Recognized by the adjudicators at Surrey Jazz Festival as the "Best Guitar Player" in a British Columbia High School, Perkins continues to collect accolades for his musical expertise. A student of BC Guitarist Pat Coleman, he plans to attend the Berklee in Los Angeles summer performance intensive this year.

Ben Sanchez
At 16 years of age, Sanchez is already one of the best bass players in the community. His versatility, (he is proficient in musical styles ranging from jazz and Latin music to rock, funk and hip-hop) and his creative talents make him the rock-solid cornerstone of the group.

Devan Banman
Teen heartthrob Devan continues to "wow" audiences from BC to Cuba with his incendiary drumming. Incorporating percussive techniques from Latin America, Africa, and the North American modern jazz scene, Banman weaves complex polyrhythmic patterns into all areas of his performance.

The Songs
To be announced at the event. We strive for spontaneity!

Free music begins at 12:10pm at All Saints’ followed by an optional, delicious lunch for $5.50.


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