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. The 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.

Sunday, 24 January 2016

Felicitas Fundraiser Fun

Thanks to the combined talents and efforts of singers and instrumentalists—with a special nod to Taylor and Cody for their organizational efforts—the Vocal Jazz Ensemble raised over $600 last night at the Singin' & Swingin' fundraiser.

Congratulations to all the singers for their achievement, professionalism and enthusiasm!

Recording session next Saturday to include Waltz For DebbyIf I Only Had A Brain, and others.

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