friday, may 3 at 7:30pm
an evening of classical jazz with rich vocals by johanna sillanpaa
doors open at 6:00pm
Gerry Hebert has performed and taught for 25 years here in Alberta and has many performance credits, including the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, the Calgary Jazz Orchestra and many theatre productions. He has played in over 25 CD recordings plus numerous TV and radio broadcasts. He studied music in Paris, the Banff Centre, and U of C. His quartet of professional musicians with stellar reputations are all strong advocates for the live music scene in Alberta.
Johanna Sillanpaa is a highly acclaimed Swedish-born artist, now living in Alberta. There's a vibrant colour in her voice, and her vocals are expertly clear, gently raw, and intensely bold. She has performed across North America and in front of the 60,000 plus crowd at the Montreal Jazz Festival. She has recorded four albums and been nominated for Best Female Vocalist at the Western Canadian Music Awards.