Tribute to clarinetist at TOSH

The show will be a tribute to clarinetist Artie Shaw

This Friday there will be a tribute to clarinetist Artie Shaw at TOSH.

The show will feature Vancouver clarinetist Liam Hockley with Ron Hadley on piano, Ross Macdonald on bass and Don Leppard on drums.

Shaw was known for his role as a 1930s and 1940s jazz bandleader and clarinetist. He was known as the “King of the Clarinet.”

Hockley will lead the quartet that will focus on Shaw’s greatest hits album.

Hockley is a versatile clarinest performing classical repertoire to experimental contemporary music, jazz and free improvisation. He has performed with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Vancouver Island Symphony, Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra and has appeared as a soloist with the Victoria Symphony and the Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra.

The show is May 6 at TOSH from 7 to 9 p.m. Admission is $18.

— Submitted by TOSH