The Big Band!

The Big Band!

The Mike Van Eyes 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 Ain’t That Lovin’ You:

St. James Infirmary

Work Song