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Forum: Passages Jan 13, 2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,614
Posted By John Korsrud
Hi all There will be a celebration of the Life of...

Hi all
There will be a celebration of the Life of Roy Reynolds this evening (Thursday Jan. 13) 6-9 at The Fairview Pub on Broadway.

Hope to see you there!
Forum: Seen / Heard May 22, 2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,893
Posted By John Korsrud
Hugh Fraser & VEJI - 1981 Canadian Stage Band Festival

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Hugh Fraser & VEJI ( Vancouver Ensemble of Jazz Improvisation)
1981 Winners of the Open Class at the Canadian Stage Band Festival (now Music Fest Canada) in Edmonton, Canada
playing Sax...
Forum: Seen / Heard Dec 22, 2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,270
Posted By John Korsrud
Christmas Albums?

Does anybody have any truly favorite christmas albums?

My fave? Christmas Cookin'. - Jimmy Smith with big band. It so good I play it all year round. I also remember a cool sounding Stan Kenton...
Forum: WebSightings Dec 17, 2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,470
Posted By John Korsrud
Mel Torme

More SCTV gold: Rick Moranis does Mel Torme singing the American national anthem


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Forum: General Discussions Dec 11, 2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,439
Posted By John Korsrud
Wow. I've seen lots of bizarre things in my...

Wow. I've seen lots of bizarre things in my life...and...and that's right up there. What did we ever do before YouTube? That one just gets weirder and weirder.

Well...I see your Japanese Jazz Opera...
Forum: Seen / Heard Dec 11, 2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,562
Posted By John Korsrud
I dunno. In my limited experience working with...

I dunno. In my limited experience working with musicians, I have found the better musicians they are, the nicer they are. There are exceptions, of course, but that has been my experience. There are...
Forum: WebSightings Nov 28, 2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 938
Posted By John Korsrud
American Trilogy

Now for something completely different! The crazy finale to Cantata for the King (2005, CBC). Try to make it to the end for Hugh Fraser's piano slam moment.
Vocals by Cameron Grant. Arrangement by...
Forum: General Discussions Nov 28, 2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,113
Posted By John Korsrud
I think check out The Libra Room on Commercial...

I think check out The Libra Room on Commercial Drive, though it can be a bit crazy there on Saturdays. It's a fun bar, with a decent kitchen, and usually pretty good bands.
Chris Tarry is playing...
Forum: WebSightings Nov 14, 2009, 03:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 994
Posted By John Korsrud
Fabulous! I love the guys in the back playing the...

Fabulous! I love the guys in the back playing the bass harmonicas.
Forum: WebSightings Nov 13, 2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 938
Posted By John Korsrud
Hard Rubber Orchestra - Cantata for the King Excerpt

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Excerpt from the 1-hour CBC Television special, Cantata for the King (2005)

HRO's look at "The King", and our fascination with pop culture, as told in the style of an evangelical...
Forum: General Discussions Sep 26, 2009, 02:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,678
Posted By John Korsrud
Thanks Gregg. (btw, I hope nobody gets this...

Thanks Gregg.

(btw, I hope nobody gets this confused with The Sun Run Course)
http://www2.canada.com/vancouversun/sunrun/maps/sunrun2008_10kmap.pdf
Forum: WebSightings Aug 21, 2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,711
Posted By John Korsrud
This is not an argument for "jazz" but...

This is not an argument for "jazz" but for music.

- Are people attending concerts like they did 20 years ago?

Live musicians have to compete with a much larger media spectrum these days for...
Forum: Vancouver Jazz History Aug 4, 2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,981
Posted By John Korsrud
Awesome stuff Guy!! Thanks!!!

Awesome stuff Guy!! Thanks!!!
Forum: General Discussions Jul 19, 2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,340
Posted By John Korsrud
I always try to remember the press needs us as...

I always try to remember the press needs us as much as we need them. They want interesting stories to write about. They don't exist to help our careers. That's not their job. If you want them to...
Forum: General Discussions Jul 12, 2009, 12:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,154
Posted By John Korsrud
A little Globe & Mail Humour

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Forum: Seen / Heard Jun 30, 2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,207
Posted By John Korsrud
How was Sonny?

I couldn't make it, but was curious.
Forum: Passages Jun 25, 2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,052
Posted By John Korsrud
I was trying to post...

I was trying to post these...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYVT3Gg_rek

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYx3BR2aJA4
Forum: Passages Jun 25, 2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,052
Posted By John Korsrud
RIP MJ

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Forum: General Discussions Jun 10, 2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,955
Posted By John Korsrud
Ross Taggart

Ross Taggart
Forum: General Discussions Jun 1, 2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,102
Posted By John Korsrud
Vancouver Sun Article

By Marke Andrews

http://www.vancouversun.com/Entertainment/Great+Vancouver+nightspots+catch+that+jazz/1652208/story.html
Forum: General Discussions Mar 6, 2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,457
Posted By John Korsrud
I'd play with Britney Spears on tour. That would...

I'd play with Britney Spears on tour. That would be FUN! Of course, if I'm just 'playing' Britney Spears on tour, that's different. I look terrible in fishnets.
Forum: General Discussions Jan 12, 2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,147
Posted By John Korsrud
A guy named guy? Crazy!

A guy named guy? Crazy!
Forum: Passages Dec 29, 2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By John Korsrud
Released just last year, a great gem of a DVD is...

Released just last year, a great gem of a DVD is The Jazz Messenger's with Hubbard, Shorter, Cedar Walton. etc., in 1963 in San Remo, Italy. A 25 yr. old Freddie is on the top of game.



With more...
Forum: Passages Dec 29, 2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By John Korsrud
So far I can't find verification of this. No news...

So far I can't find verification of this. No news sources anyways.
Forum: Musician to musician Nov 14, 2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,027
Posted By John Korsrud
Tom Lee carries them too apparently.

Tom Lee carries them too apparently.
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