The Mike Vaneyes Big Band.
This sensational vocalist, pianist and showman brings an A List of Vancouver’s top musicians to perform a panorama of music from 1940’s Jazz and Swing to 1960-1970’s Soul & Funk. Featuring music from Johnny Mercer, Miles Davis, Nat Adderly, Joe Henderson, Professor Longhair, James Brown and Tower of Power to name a few.
This 21- piece Big Band will blow your socks off. Here are the band members:
Dave Robbins and Marko Ibarra on Drums
Paul Blainey and Billy Mendoza on Bass
Tim Porter on Guitar
Mike Van Eyes and Diane Lines on Piano
Doug Louie on Hammond Organ
Jerry Cook, Tom Gould and Dave Say on Tenor Sax
Bill Runge on Alto Sax
Gordon Bertram on Baritone Sax
Rod Murray on Trombone
Vince Mai, Chris Davis, Derry Byrne on Trumpets,
Nick Apivor on Vibraphone and Percussion
Dawn Pemberton, Candice Churchill and Colleen Savage on Background Vocals
Sample Tracks from Mike’s new 21-song album: