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Capilano Jazz "A" Band and Nitecap
Tuesday 24th April 2018 at 8:00pm

Capilano University Jazz Studies Program brings “A” Band and Nitecap to the Vernon Jazz Club. University students studying jazz band and choir will be joined onstage by their renowned instructors.

“A” Band and Nitecap are the premiere big band and jazz choir of Capilano U’s music program and have performed with jazz artists such as Bob Mintzer, Cedar Walton, Ed Thigpen, Jason Marsalis, Mike Murley, Kevin Turcotte, Seamus Blake, Hugh Fraser, Phil Nimmons, Rob McConnell, Kristin Korb, Nnenna Freelon, Denzal Sinclaire, Ernie Watts and Dee Daniels.

These groups perform a variety of repertoire, including arrangements by students and instructors in the program and works representing different facets of jazz.

“The jazz studies program at Capilano is one of the best in all of North America. It maintains a high curriculum standard with an experienced and innovative teaching staff. To show my support of the program and teaching staff, I created the Dee Daniels Vocal Scholarship in 2001.”    Dee Daniels, International recording artist and jazz vocalist

“A” Band and Nitecap will be onstage at the Vernon Jazz Club (3000-31 Street) on Tuesday, April 24th at 8 PM. Doors open at 7:15 PM. CASH ONLY BAR ON SITE. Tickets $20 online at and at our sponsor, Expressions of Time (2901-30 Ave), with a $5 rebate at the gig for VJS members. 

Members receive 10% off their food purchase anytime at Bourbon Street Bar & Grill (Prestige Inn). All Vernon Jazz Club patrons may enjoy a 10% discount on food at Marten Brewpub upon presentation of their tickets for that evening’s show.