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The Georgia Straight Jazz Society

At the Little Red Church , 2182 Comox Ave, Comox

February 9th 2023

Sweet SantaFe

There are many new strains of music emanating from the Little Red Church in Comox these days. After the past three weeks in which Georgia Straight Jazz Society has presented big band music, a Juno award-winning quartet and a wonderful Ella Fitzgerald-style songstress, it's time this Thursday to change the beat entirely as we bring exciting Cuban music back to our concert series, for the first time in more than three years.

Sweet SantaFe, a duo featuring Michel Rivero from Havana, Cuba, and Christine Baxter from Alberta, will be on stage at 7:30 pm. Doors open at 7:00 pm.

As Christine told me, "Sweet SantaFe combines rich warm vocal harmonies, Caribbean rhythms, and Canadian folk-style song writing, to transport audiences to a sunny beach with a gentle breeze drifting off the azure ocean. We spread our infectiously upbeat vibe in both Spanish and English, offering a live music show that brings joy to each of our audiences".

"And, to make it even more special, we will be joined on February 9th by Cynthia Rodrigues on piano, Hector Ramos on conga and a surprise guest on trumpet."

So, if a Caribbean cruise is not in your cards this winter, tomorrow evening is your opportunity to enjoy a warm experience in a safe, social and friendly atmosphere with other jazz music lovers. Oh yes, we chat - but not while the music's playing. One of the delights for our performers is discovering that people attend the concerts in order to listen to and appreciate the jazz. That's our goal: keeping live jazz alive in the Comox Valley

Doors open at 7pm. Admission is $15 for members, $20 for non-members. 2023 memberships ($20) will be for sale at the front desk. We have an abundance of comfortable seating, and our layout for this exceptional concert will include a dance floor area..

Since no food or beverages will be served, you are encouraged to bring your own food and drink.

You're invited to expose yourself to an amazing jazz performance in a warm, safe and friendly atmosphere. If you're new to the valley and still exploring what's new and exciting, you will be surprised to discover a jazz performance scene equal to any large city. Select the Calendar tab to see the forthcoming acts in our schedule.

GSJS showcases jazz live in the Comox Valley, giving music lovers an opportunity to enjoys local, regional and internationally-known jazz musicians.

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