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Spirited Jazz Vespers Services

are a once monthly, Sunday evening 7 pm, September to June offering, featuring top jazz groups from Greater Victoria and further afield. The Reverend Shana guides us through the music with a splash of spirituality.
Each hour-long Spirited Jazz Vespers is nurtured and sustained by donations at the door with much appreciation for your support of live jazz….

Sunday, January 26 at 7 pm, 2020

Vancouver Island Music Awards awarded Edie with Jazz Recording of the Year in 2017 for her original song “Island Rain” and nominated her as “Vocalist of the Year” in 2016. Edie’s original song “Ride the Wind has been nominated in the Traditional category for the 2017 International Portuguese Music Awards (IPMA). Click here for more information.

Roster: Edie Daponte, vocals, Jan Stirling, piano, Damian Graham, drums, Joey Smith, guitar & bass

Performer’s website: https://www.edie.ca

 Sunday, February  16 at 7pm, 2020

A dynamite combo at the top of their professions, this pair of seasoned musicians will amaze you with innovative treatments and stylizations of Swinging Standards, BossaNovas and Ballads designed as a memorable blast from the past. Click here fo more information.

Roster: Ryan Oliver, tenor saxophone, Mark Crawford guitar

Ryan’s website: https://www.ryanoliver.ca and Mark’s website http://www.markcrawfordmusic.com

CANCELLED – Sunday, March 15 at 7 pm, 2020

We regret that we have cancelled Jazz Vespers with the Jon Miller Quartet due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the meantime, please click below for Websites, YouTube Videos and more about this outstanding group…


Sunday, April 26 at 7 pm, 2020

Outstanding!!! This new addition to Victoria’s music scene shows how a cappella perfect 5-part harmony, percussive accents and infectious swing can define jazz in the traditions of Manhattan Transfer, Pentatonix and Lambert Hendrix and Ross. Click here for more information.

Roster:  Natasha Penfield, Jilaine Orton, Ryan Narciso, Kenji Lee and Taylor Caswell

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Sunday, May 31 at 7 pm, 2020

Witty lyrics on her originals, clever covers, wispy and romantic with a voice that is at once both innocent and sultry, Angela exudes playfulness and passion that takes audiences on a journey to their own memories of love, excitement and longing, all with a stage presence that surpasses her contemporaries. …every song becomes a story.

Roster: Angela Verbrugge, vocals; Tony Genge, keyboard; Louis Rudner, bass; and John Lee, drums. 

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Sunday, June 21 at 7pm, 2020