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TWU hosts jazz night in Langley

Dec. 5 event features Trinity Western’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble and the Mat Kim Combo

Escape the winter gloom with an evening of vocal and instrumental jazz at Trinity Western University on Tuesday, Dec. 5.

Hosted by the university’s School of the Arts, Media + Culture, Jazz Night will feature modern interpretations by TWU’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble of Blue Skies, It Had to Be You, Night and Day and Michael Bublé’s Haven’t Met You Yet.

The Mat Kim Combo will then take the stage with a fun selection of classic bebop and modal jazz pieces by Miles Davis, Horace Silver and Thelonious Monk, among others. A showcase of new pieces by Trinity Western’s own Joshua Tanuwijaya and Mat Kim will close out the set.

This year’s jazz ensemble and combo represent a number of different communities, both local and international. Members of the vocal jazz ensemble hail from: Abbotsford, Coquitlam, Langley, and Pitt Meadows in B.C. along with Alberta, Ontario, Washington State, Jakarta, Tokyo and Tanjun Bungah in Malaysia. Members of the Combo come from Aldergrove, Burnaby, Langley, Richmond and Jakarta.

Jazz Night begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Instrumental Hall in TWU’s Music Building on the Langley campus.

Admission is $5 suggested (at door). Contact music@twu.ca for information.

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