Jazz vocalist Bonnie Brett will appear with special guests Phil Dwyer and Steve Wallace at the Old Schoolhouse Arts Centre (TOSH) in Qualicum Beach on Nov. 27.
Brett is one of Canada’s most respected jazz vocalists, has headlined many concerts and club venues, and has appeared frequently at jazz festivals across the country, according to a news release from TOSH (122 Fern Rd. W).
She has also been the featured vocalist with bassist Wallace’s Lesterdays, and appeared with many other jazz musicians, including Guido Basso, Richard Whiteman, Mike Murley and Rob McConnell.
Brett has performed with vocalist Melissa Stylianou in their comical duet “Bosom Buddies” and has released two recordings — Live At The Montreal Bistro and The Elvis Costello Song Book. She has also recorded for CBC Radio’s Jazz Beat. Brett also taught vocals in the jazz program at York University.
She grew up on Vancouver Island and recently moved back to the Comox Valley.
The concert will be about 75 minutes long, with festival seating.
Tickets are $35, plus GST and are available online.
Students tickets are $20, plus GST — students must call TOSH at 250-752-6133 to get their tickets.
There is a maximum of 60 tickets per show, allowing for adequate seating space.
The concerts starts at 2:30 p.m. Doors open at 2 p.m.
— NEWS Staff, submitted