SHOW: 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Limited Capacity 40 seats, cabaret/table style seating. Advance Purchase strongly recommended. Groups of 4-6 encouraged to fill tables.
With roots in rhythmic traditions around the globe this groove heavy ensemble delivers music that transcends the bounds of tradition, blurring the lines between jazz and folk as they carve out new territory for the marimba at the forefront of the sonic landscape.
Over the past decade and a half percussionist Robin Layne has steeped himself in rhythmic traditions around the world from Cuba to West Africa to Mexico and beyond. He brings these influences to bear in his compositions that are inspired by his travels. Robin has worked with many of Canada’s finest global artists and toured throughout China, Europe, Mexico, USA and Canada. Highlights include Nanjing Jazz Festival, Hildesheim Jazz Festival, Victoria Jazz Fest, Arts Wells Festival, Vancouver Island MusicFest, Salmon Arm Roots and Blues, Vancouver Folk Festival, Vancouver International Jazz Festival.
This project aims to bring joy to folks through uplifting music and the stories that connect us. This show will feature Siobhan Sloane-Seale on vocals, debuting new original material as well as paying tribute to Calypso Rose and Siobhans Trinidian heritage. A professional dancer and singer-songwriter, Siobhan Sloane-Seale is that rare kind of artist whose positivity is truly irresistible.
The Rhythm Makers are renowned percussionist Liam MacDonald, trumpeter/producer Malcolm Aiken, bassist Derek DiFilippo and drummer Daniel Ruiz.