About Ginger Beef:
Ginger Beef is the collaboration of the husband and wife team of award-winning flutist Jiajia Li and veteran producer/multi-instrumentalist Warren Tse (AKA MSG). The result: a gleaming pop artifact which balances dazzling instrumental performances and catchy melodies with deep grooves.
Jaijia Li, flute
Warren Tse aka MSG, synth, keys, guitar
Dave Lewis, bass
Orlando Retana, drums
About Huu Bac Quintet:
From Montreal and formed in 2013, the Huu Bac Quintet weaves Vietnamese and Chinese heritage and culture with jazz through instruments as unique as the dan bau (vietnamese monochord), erhu (chinese fiddle), quena (andean flute), and as ubiquitous as the jazz guitar.
Huu Bac Quach, dan bau (vietnamese monochord), erhu (chinese fiddle), quena (andean flute), jazz guitar
Guillaume Martineau, piano
Marie-Neige Lavigne, violin
Jean-Félix Mailloux, upright bass
Etienne Mason on drums
JazzYYC is Calgary’s jazz collaborative, supporting jazz year around. Whether you’re a jazz musician, a die hard jazz fan or a jazzdabbler, we have something for you. Calgary’s jazz scene is exciting and plentiful where you can find jazz in clubs, restaurants, coffee shops and theatres. If you’re looking for the ultimate music education, jazz is your best bet. Jazzcombines the best of book smarts and street smarts and is one of the most requested music choices for Calgary’s corporate and special events. Jazz has many colours ranging from elegant to energized to entertaining. JazzYYC off ers an annual concert series (Illuminate), two jazz festivals, International Jazz Days concerts culminating on April 30th, and co-presents concerts totaling a remarkable 250+ shows each year. Our website encourages jazz musicians to get a gig, post a gig and then we support and promote about them through our weekly newsletter and social media channels. JazzYYC encourages community partnership and education programs for young jazz musicians throughout the city with our Youth Lab Band.