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This special concert is a coming together of several artists and music from Canada to Sweden. The Victoria Jazz Orchestra will premiere a commission by Mike WT Allen for this event as well as welcome the celebrated vocalist Jennifer Scott from Vancouver to sing newly written material for the event. Also featured will be material by Ann-Sofi Söderquist and pieces by our favourite West Coast composers.
The Victoria Jazz Orchestra was formed in May, 2013 and performed regularly at Hermann’s Jazz Club for a number of years. In 2017 the orchestra was featured at the Victoria International Jazz Festival and in 2018 at the Nanaimo International Jazz Festival along with The Mingus Dynasty Band and Dave Kikosky. You can hear the VJO with Dave Kikosky on Bandcamp: