DIXIELAND MATINEE CanUS & Headliners : Donnie Clark & Al Pease
June 5, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm| $15
Donnie Clark, trumpet player from Vancouver with a history of years doing live shows with such luminaries as Ella Fitzgerald, Lance Harrison Jazz Band, CBC, touring the world with the New Orleans Connection, hanging out with Louis Armstrong, to mention a few…. yes – that Donnie Clark is joining us to sub for our regular trumpeter, Alfons Fear. Also away is our banjo player-vocalist, Avram MacCagherty but the talented young Victoria guitar,banjo & vocalist, Thomas Buhman will take his place. Supporting these guests is local Benny Goodman/Lester Young aka “Al Pease” on clarinet and tenor sax, Don Cox bass will replace Joey Smith today, with another Vancouver star but now resident of Victoria, Lauri Lyster on drums & vocals. Sit-ins welcome! Leader and tickling the ivories in her ragtime-y style is Toni Blodgett. Make a date and celebrate this special musical event in a world class show room and restaurant! Enjoy this traditional jazz with the best of the best ready to entertain you.