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Past Shows

Tue. September 26th 2017
Hermann's Jazz Club (All Ages)
The Victoria Jazz Orchestra, Ryan Oliver
Tue. May 31st 2016
Hermann's Jazz Club (All Ages)
Miles Black's - Kind of Blue Suite The Victoria Jazz Orchestra, Mike Allen
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The Victoria Jazz Orchestra

The Victoria Jazz Orchestra

Available for Shows/Gigs - Confirmed: Sep. 3, 2017 (Awaiting Update)

big band from Victoria BC

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Monik Nordine
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The Victoria Jazz Orchestra is presented by Artistic Director, Monik Nordine. The VJO has a fluctuating personnel comprised of Victoria’s finest jazz musicians. Dave Emery, Bruce Meikle, Rob Cheramy and Tom Vickery are our rhythm section and often in the brass you will hear Dave Flello, Miguelito Valdes, Mike Broadley, Dave Michaux, Marianne Ing, Alfons Fear, Matt MacLean, Ian Cohen, Olivier Clements, Nick La Riviere, Tom Eadie, Scott McInnes, Matt Cameron, Bob Fraser, David Enns and Bob McNally. The reed section is Chris Watt, Andrew Greenwood, Doug Awai, Rainer Roth, Amanda Paterson, Monik Nordine and the stellar french horn section with Karen Hough and Marc Patsula. We are the Victoria Jazz Orchestra!

The Victoria Jazz Orchestra was formed in May, 2013 and performs regularly at Hermann’s Jazz Club. Each show features new material as well as guest conductors and guest soloists. The VJO has featured saxophonists P.J. Perry and Mike Allen, trumpetist Mike Herriot and composers and conductors Ian McDougall, Alan Matheson, Andrew Homzy, and Greg Bush and the repertoire features Boss Brass arrangements and other prominent Canadian jazz composers as well as repertoire from the 20th century big band canon.

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The Waltz I Blew for You
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VJO performs Neil Hefti at the Victoria International Jazz F...
In this Video Artist(s) The Victoria Jazz Orchestra, Monik Nordine, Chris Watt , Andrew Greenwood, Ryan Oliver , Doug Awai, Jeff Agopsowicz
Posted: Feb. 9, 2015

Current Lineup

Monik NordineSax
Karen Houghfrench horn
Amanda Patersonsax
Rob Cheramyguitar
Bruce Meiklebass
Bruce Hurntrumpet
Jon Millerdrums
Tom Vickerypiano
Scott McInnestrombone
David Ennstrombone
Tom Eadietrombone
Ian Cohentrumpet
Olivier Clementstrumpet
Alfons Feartrumpet
Dave Flellotrumpet
Chris WattSax
Andrew GreenwoodSax
Doug AwaiSax
Sandy Sandfordfrench horn

Past Members

Mark WilsonConductor?-2014
Rainer RothSax?-2014
Jeff PoynterClarinet?-2014
James Youngrhythm?-2014
Status: Available for Shows/Gigs
- Last confirmed Sep. 3, 2017