Upcoming Events

Townsite Jazz Presents…
Brad Shigeta Swingtime Trio (Townsite Jazz Festival 2024 Preview Party)

Monday, November 20, 2023
The Blue Room (Dwight Hall Basement – 6274 Walnut St. – Powell River, BC)

Brad Shigeta is a master Trombonist in Vancouver, British Columbia who studied with Jimmy Knepper, Count Basie Orchestra trombonist Benny Powell. He played for the Clifford Jordan Big Band, the Illinois Jacquet Big Band, the Dave Holland Big Band, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks and the Duke Ellington Orchestra under the direction of Mercer Ellington.

We’re thrilled to bring him to the qathet region for an intimate trio performance as part of our annual festival preview party where we’ll announce our artist lineup and give attendees a head start on ticket sales.

Brad Shigeta – Trombone/Vocals/Leader
Noah Gotfrit – Bass
Julian MacDonough – Drums