Sunday, November 27th, 7:00 PM (doors 6:00)
HOUSE CONCERT: MICHAEL WEISS & CORY WEEDS
For over four decades, pianist, composer, educator and bandleader Michael Weiss has enjoyed a formidable career working in the bands of a host of jazz giants, including Johnny Griffin, Art Farmer, George Coleman, Jimmy Heath, Frank Wess, Slide Hampton, The Jazztet, Lou Donaldson, Charles McPherson, Wynton Marsalis, Jon Hendricks, and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra. As a leader Weiss has headlined at every major New York jazz venue including the Village Vanguard. “He can focus the intensity in a tune as well as any pianist in mainstream jazz,” says the New York Times. As a composer Weiss has been recognized with the 2000 BMI/Monk Institute
Composers Competition grand prize. The Detroit Free Press writes, “the songs simply smoke.” His latest recording, Persistence (Cellar Live) was released in 2022. Visit www.michaelweiss.info
A saxophonist with an expressive sound rooted in jazz tradition, Cory Weeds has released 20 recordings as a leader on Cellar Music, the label that he founded in 2000.
WHERE: 4555 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC (private residence)
DOORS: 6:00 (PLEASE DO NOT SHOW UP EARLIER THAN 6:00
Refund policy: No Refunds, No Exceptions (If the concert is cancelled due to a Provincial Health Order you WILL be refunded 100%)
Light appetizers will be served by Jazz Cats Catering
B.Y.O.B., glassware is provided
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