sheBOP! a century of jazz compositions by Canadian women

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of the musical explorations by women today.

Cultural and historical depth mark a programme which embraces melancholic folk feels, wide ranging vocal styles, Asian influences, new perspectives on technology, jazz rhythms, concert theatre and native earth ritual chant. Come and explore the innovative musical worlds being created by women today.

sheBOP! a century of jazz compositions by Canadian women

“a serious jazz unit” – Alex Varty, Georgia Straight

Back by popular demand! Vancouver’s Mother of Pearl Jazz Quintet debuted sheBOP! this fall at the VECC. The bandÇs original stage idea, SheBOP! is full of surprises. From the tune that became Frank Sinatra’s first hit to the television theme that’s been called Canada’s second national anthem, these works by anadian women span every decade and every style of jazz. Mother of Pearl is Brenda Baird, piano; Wendy Holloway, bass; Lauri Lyster, drums; Karen Graves, saxophones; Colleen Savage, vocals and special guests including Vancouver jazz legend Eleanor Collins.