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Vocal jazz with NYC pianist
January 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Angela Verbrugge – vocals
Ray Gallon – piano
Conrad Good – bass
No cover, free parking underneath off alley.
Angela is a charismatic jazz, swing and traditional pop vocalist based on Vancouver. She recorded this summer in NYC with Ray, and welcomes him to join her at the Sylvia to give Vancouverites a sneak preview of her upcoming album arrangements and originals.
Jazz pianist/composer Ray Gallon has performed with many of the leading artists of jazz, including Ron Carter, Lionel Hampton, Art Farmer, T.S. Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Milt Jackson, Sweets Edison, Wycliffe Gordon, Les Paul, Benny Golson. Frank Wess, Lew Tabakin, George Adams and the Mingus Big Band. He has performed at most of the major jazz festivals and venues throughout North and South America, Europe, and Japan and has appeared in gala concerts at the White House and the Kennedy Center. Ray has also accompanied many vocal greats, including Jon Hendricks, Sheila Jordan, Grady Tate, Nnenna Freelon, Gloria Lynne, Dakota Staton, Joe Williams, Chaka Khan, and Jane Monheit. In addition, he also leads his own trio as well as performs solo concerts. His compositions have been recorded by T.S. Monk, the Harper Brothers, and George Adams. Ray has appeared on numerous recordings, including Lionel Hampton’s Grammy-nominated Cookin’ In the Kitchen.
Since graduating from the Schulich School of Music of McGill University with a Jazz Performance degree, Conrad has become a mainstay on the Vancouver jazz scene, and played at the Montreal International Jazz Festival, the Edmonton International Jazz Festival and Phil Dwyer’s Vancouver Island Jazz Fest.