The UVic Vocal Jazz Ensemble has established a reputation for artistic excellence, stylistic flexibility and performances of original and inspiring arrangements. In addition to highly successful performances at the Vocal Summit (2012) and the Frank Demiero Jazz Fest (2016), the Ensemble is well known for its fun-filled, audience engaging concerts. Our Autumn and Spring Vocal Jazz Showcase concerts feature the signature studio groups UVJAZZ RED and UVJAZZ BLUE, the UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA JAZZ CHORALE, and various spotlight combos. UVJAZZ RED has opened for the internationally acclaimed vocal group Groove for Thought, Canadian sensation Countermeasure, and has received high praise from vocal jazz legends Kirby Shaw and Dave Barduhn and master educators Vijay Singh, Peter Taylor and Janet Warren.

Thursday, 30 November 2017

November 2017 Showcase Concert Pics

Thanks to the Artistic Team and all the performers who contributed to yet another filled-to-capacity concert!

A special nod of gratitude to our talented pianists: Michelle and Gabe, for excellence rendered!

And, thank you to our web audience—family, friends and newcomers—who tuned in via the live stream.

Well done everyone! Onwards and upwards to Felicitas Jazz Night, January 6th at UVic, the Singing Valentines fundraiser and other exciting projects.

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Thursday, 2 November 2017

2017 Autumn Showcase: Songs of Rescue & Romance

Signature combos, studio groups and the UVic Jazz Chorale present the Annual UVic Vocal Jazz Autumn Showcase featuring songs of rescue and romance.

Come early - doors open at 6:45pm!

Featuring special guest Gabe Lagos.

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Thursday, 10 August 2017

Meet & Greet 2017 September 6th


Love to sing?
Join the UVic
Vocal Jazz and Pop Ensemble!
Bring a friend!

Instrumentalists are welcome too!

Audition Information
&
Singalong

Check out the Audition Page
located here at the blog!

Saturday, 1 April 2017

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

2017 Spring Showcase. Thank you, Victoria!

A full house packed with enthusiastic audience members.

Kudos to all singers and instrumentalists for an evening of fine music and fun! Well done, everyone!

Special thanks to Alex Olson, the horn and rhythm sections for outstanding contributions.

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