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Jazz Waves



Every summer the WVCAC proudly presents Jazz Waves! This community favourite festival features amazing performances from the finest local talent - everything from R&B, swing, free jazz, gospel, Dixieland & more! 

  

We're thrilled to once again bring this festival celebrating jazz & local musicians to you, live at the Silk Purse!

To provide comfortable & conscientious distancing between audience members, seating has been reduced.

Concert attendees are recommended to wear a mask.

Tickets can be purchased in advance. Limited tickets available at the door.

Get a Jazz Waves Pass: 6 admissions to use throughout the festival! Save $25. Available only to WVCAC Members.

    • Saturday, June 18, 2022
    • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave.
    • 30
    Register



    Join tenor saxophonist & Vancouver jazz impresario Cory Weeds as he leads his all-star quartet through original compositions & underplayed gems from jazz history.

    • Saturday, June 25, 2022
    • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave.
    • 30
    Register



    Renowned tenor saxophonist Mike Allen brings together a cadre of musicians who share a profound musical connection, ensuring a thrilling ride. Mike & his band will have listeners riding the edge of the waves, as they surf the sultry, roiling sea of gorgeous compositional works featured on Mike's recent albums. 

    • Thursday, June 30, 2022
    • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave.
    • 30
    Register



    Van Django is an acoustic string ensemble whose music is rooted in the hot club style jazz of 1930’s Paris, with flights of dazzling fancy, driving rhythms & boundless creativity on full display in their original compositions & arrangements of classic swingin' jazz tunes

    • Saturday, July 02, 2022
    • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave.
    • 30
    Register



    3 of Canada's top jazz talents - pianist Miles Black, bassist Jodi Proznick & guitarist Bill Coon - join forces for a night of cool jazz. 

    • Saturday, July 09, 2022
    • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave.
    • 30
    Register



    Brothers TonyPeter Chotem are Double Helix. Their original compositions & covers draw listeners into an evocative world of musical ideas spanning several decades & fusing elements of diverse styles including jazz, blues, Latin, folk, pop & rock.

    • Saturday, July 16, 2022
    • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave.
    • 30
    Register


    The one and only Miles Black leads some of Vancouver's top musicians in performing the work of contemporary Canadian jazz composer  David Rehorick. Joining Black are singer Steve Maddock, bassist Steve Holy, saxophonist Steve Kaldestad & drummer Kristian Braathen 

    • Thursday, July 21, 2022
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave.
    • 30
    Register

    Versatile vocalist Helen Hansen performs jazz standards & songs from the Great American Songbook - everything from classic favourites to lesser known gems. 

    • Saturday, July 23, 2022
    • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave.
    • 30
    Register


    West Vancouver drummer Kristian Braathen’s trio performs superb originals & sophisticated arrangements of jazz standards. With Steve Holy on bass & Miles Black on piano.

    • Thursday, August 18, 2022
    • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave.
    • 30
    Register


    Superstar jazz pianist & composer Tony Foster & his amazing trio dazzles with his breathtaking skill & passion to close out Jazz Waves 2022!

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