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At the Avalanche Bar & Grill 275 8th Street, Courtenay

September 17th - Harvey Paris Quartet

Thursday Night Jazz at The Avalanche continues with four great young musicians who have broken out of our local scene to pursue their careers down island and in the lower mainland. We're really happy to present Harvey Paris Quartet.

Local jazz aficionados know that the name 'Harvey' is synonymous with Georgia Straight Jazz Society; Dave and Charlotte Harvey (now working abroad) were among the original founding group which incorporated the Jazz Society a decade ago. Niall Harvey, son, has now refined his style of jazz to the degree that he now performs in his own name, with a considerable following in BC. This is his homecoming performance.

If you love jazz and dig hip hop, you're going to revel in the sounds of The Harvey Paris quartet as they blend their musical genre by combining the two styles into a distinctive neo soul fusion. The band plays with inspired influences from Robert Glasper, Esperanza Spalding, The Roots, Eryka Badu, Amy Winehouse and the late, great J Dilla.

The Harvey Paris quartet delivers a musical vibe like no other by mixing the sound of Fender Rhodes (Harvey Paris) with pocket drums (Jesse McNeil) and bass (BP Jay) to create a soul foundation for melodic vocals in Niall's smooth style. The group is rounded out by Leo nominated tenor saxophonist and composer Eli Bennett.

Show time is 7:30 pm. Admission is $10, members and $12, non-members. For more information about the jazz society, please visit our website at georgiastraightjazz.com or follow us on Facebook.

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