Russell Botten – Bassist

Russell Botten, a Victoria BC native played sax, guitar and piano before settling exclusively as a bassist. In the 1980’s he studied at The Banff School of Fine Arts with Dave Holland and [...]

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

Drummer Joe Poole is gradually gaining an international reputation. Since earning his degree in Jazz Performance under the guidance of Oscar Peterson, Joe has been steadily honing his craft. His [...]

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 [...]