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Courtin-Devoin-McRae Trio – Pat’s House of Jazz – Crofton
January 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Courtin-Devoin-McRae Trio at Pat’s House of Jazz
January 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This engaging piano trio, featuring three of Nanaimo’s most talented, versatile and experienced jazz musicians, delivers classic jazz standards along with some originals.
Pianist Patrick Courtin and bassist Marisha Devoin are graduates of Vancouver Island University’s bachelor of music program, while percussionist James McRae brings decades of experience as a musician, arranger and producer.
Chances are you’ve seen them all performing in various shows at The Chemainus Theatre Festival.
Devoin has also worked with cruise ship orchestras and cabaret bands as well as jazz, bluegrass, R & B and progressive rock bands, while Courtin has toured with local tenor Ken Lavigne and was the director/pianist and an actor with the Theatre Royal in Barkerville Historical Town.
McRae, has performed with such jazz luminaries as Chris Whitely, Marc Atkinson, Scot White, Hugh Fraser, Kate Hammet-Vaughan, Floyd Standifer, Miles Black and Karel Roessingh.
Presented by the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society