Posted on | October 28, 2012 | 8 Comments
Ross Taggart, one of Canada’s finest jazz pianists and saxophonists, and a dear friend to many of us, is in hospital battling renal cancer. A benefit concert featuring Vancouver’s finest jazz players will take place on Mon, Nov 26 at the Capilano University Theatre. Stay tuned for more info! If you would like to make a donation immediately to assist Ross in his recovery, you can do so either by e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org (please do not send him a personal e-mail at this time) or by sending a cheque payable to Ross Taggart. If you cannot send a donation at this time, his friends ask that you send your positive thoughts to him! : )
Cheques can be sent to:
c/o Vancouver Musicians’ Association Local 145
Suite 100-925 W.8th Ave
Vancouver BC V5Z 1E4
North Shore Credit Union Centre for the Performing Arts
November 26 2012
Tickets – $30.00 General Admission
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver B.C.
A Benefit Concert – An Evening Performance of Jazz – in tribute to our friend and colleague ROSS TAGGART who is currently battling Renal Cancer
The evening program will feature contributions from 6 of Ross’s favorite internationally acclaimed Vancouver/Victoria based Jazz Groups. Each group shares the honor of having Ross Taggart as a founding member.
The concert will feature:
Ian McDougall Sextet
Hugh Fraser Quintet
Bill Coon Quartet
Jill Townsend Big Band
Bob Murphy Duo with Campbell Ryga
There will be a host rhythm section before and after the concert, providing an opportunity for Ross’s many additional friends in music, to contribute musically to the spirit of the evening.
Come early and stay late to enjoy the pre and post concert Jazz involving Ross’ friends in music.
The pre-concert music will start at 6:30pm.