CORY WEEDS LITTLE BIG BAND CD RELEASE
Take it from Downbeat Magazine: “renaissance man Cory Weeds has the Midas Touch!” An indefatigable force on the Vancouver scene, the tenor saxophonist and impresario keeps the flame of classic straight-ahead jazz burning bright. Inspired by tenor heroes Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis and Gene Ammons, Weeds calls on all-star cast of Vancouver musicians to perform with Weeds to celebrate the release of HOME COOKIN’. The band will play music from the new CD as well as debut two brand new arranngements!
Conducted by Jill Townsend, the Little Big Band features Cory Weeds on tenor saxophone, Steve Kaldestad on alto sax, James Danderfer on tenor sax, Dave Say on baritone sax, Brad Turner on trumpet, Chris Davis on trumpet, Brian Harding on trombone, Jim Hopson on trombone, Chris Gestrin on piano, John Lee on bass and Jesse Cahill on drums