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Jamie Lee Trio rallies Vancouver scene at Winter Jazz

Jamie Lee of Jamie Lee Trio opens up about going to therapy, before performing an online concert.

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DJ Kookum, Sierra Baker, and Missy D at Winter Jazz

A traditional powwow vocal chant leading into Red Hot Chili Peppers while playing over a reggaeton beat, and more

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Gordon Grdina Trio: the gateway from jazz guitar to oud

This is not an attempt at Middle Eastern music, this is Middle Eastern music, just with some John Bonham thrown in.

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Emerson’s Rundown: February 5, 2021

“Plenty” – Ato-Mik; “Jaded” – Jade Above; “Song Cry” – $hah

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Arianna Bernas – “where did you go?”

Bernas and her Vancouver-based partner/collaborator Matt Young explore long-distance relationships.

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Boy Pacific: new album from Francis Henson

Containing 12 songs written by Henson himself, Boy Pacific integrates the Earnest with the Slick.

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Nolimitzchris: everything falls into place

Chris was born in Vancouver, moved to Saskatchewan in his early years, and recently got back.

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David Restivo with Fawn Fritzen: Arancina

Arancina comes from a breadth of experience that you can’t fake, with band members Jim Vivian (bass) and Alyssa Falk (drums).

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Will’s Rundown: January 22, 2021

“Them Days (Live from the Sofar Listening Room) – Iamtheliving; “Buttercup” – Haleluya Hailu

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Will’s Rundown: January 15, 2021

“Roller Nights” – Francis Henson; O Sole Mio! by Cory Weeds; “SorryBae” – Bains; “Crossed Out” – Angus Maude & Daniel Lin

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Amber Tsang & Alvin Brendan: Autumn Nocturne

A well-presented project that showcases not just their talent, but also their attention to detail with each composition.

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Will’s Rundown: January 8, 2021

Descartes for Sheila by Descartes; “When You Go” – Okay Mann; “Steel Toe Boots” – The Carbons