Russell Botten – Bassist

Russell Botten, a Victoria BC native, played sax, guitar and keyboard in many different musical settings before settling exclusively with the bass. In 1983 he attended The Banff School of Fine [...]

Roy Styffe – Jazz saxophonist

Roy Styffe Jazz saxophonist, clarinetist and flute player has performed for the past twenty-five years as a jazz saxophonist, clarinetist and flute player. He has his Bachelor of Music Degree [...]

Sean Drabitt

Born in Vancouver and raised in Victoria, Sean Drabitt has earned a reputation as a world class jazz bass player. Spending most of the ’90’s in the vibrant jazz scenes of New York and [...]

Ann Elliott-Goldschmid – Violinist

Violinist Ann Elliott-Goldschmid is a founding member of the renowned Lafayette String Quartet, Artists in Residence at the University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia. A native of New [...]

Amy Horvey, trumpet

Dubbed “heaven’s trumpeter” by the Toronto-based ensemble Arraymusic, 26-year-old Amy Horvey is one of Canada’s most versatile and original emerging young trumpeters. Amy received her BMus at the [...]

Joe Poole – drums

Joe Poole earned his degree in Jazz Performance under the guidance of Oscar Peterson, gaining Jazz Report Magazine’s Best Post-Secondary Jazz Musician award along the way. He has performed in [...]

Michael Waters – guitarist/composer

Michael was born and raised in a remote logging and fishing village in the coastal forest of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. In his twenties he chose to approach music as a spiritual [...]

Nicholas Jacque – Percussion

A remarkably versatile percussionist, Nicholas Jacques performs as soloist, orchestral musician, and chamber musician. His interests include everything from classical to contemporary music, and [...]