Doors: 7:30 PM Workshop set: 8 PM Concert set: 9:30 PM $5 at the door dig! magazine, Winnipeg's bi-monthly jazz magazine, presents a new community-based jazz orchestra, The Big dig! Band. Conducted by the University of Manitoba's Derrick Gardner with Steve Kirby as the artistic director, the big band is an opportunity for jazz musicians to have their new compositions workshopped and performed by musicians.
Label: Owl Studios, Owl Studios
Bio: Jazz trumpeter, Derrick Gardner, inspired by the finest hard-blowing funky bop bands of the 1960’s, is working to extend that great tradition as a composer, arranger, performer, leader and educator. With extraordinary, creative natural talent, Derrick quickly made his mark upon arriving on the Ne...See Full Bio
TONIGHT at Nicolino's Orbit Room: The Cool Wednesday Night Hang! University of Manitoba Jazz Faculty performance followed by a jam session.