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Friends of Nanaimo Jazz Society: Jazz, Burgers, and Beverages
November 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm$30
Join us for a casual meal and musical performances from the incredible student musicians of the Wellington Jazz Academy and special guest, Christian Fabian at our last fundraiser of 2023 – Jazz | Burgers | Beverages, hosted by the Friends of Nanaimo Jazz Society with the generous support of The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 256.
Christian Fabian is active in the New York City jazz scene, playing with Mike Longo’s NY State of the Art Jazz Ensemble. He is a co-leader of the New Lionel Hampton Band and Christian has become one of the best-regarded bassists on the US jazz scene. In addition to teaching in New York, and travelling to give workshops and clinics, he plays with The Mike Longo Big Band, and has performed with Jimmy Owens, Gary Burton, Danny Gottlieb, Lewis Nash, Jason Marsalis, John La Porta, Elvin Jones, Cheryl Bentyne, Ed Thigpen, Makoto Ozone, Chaka Khan, Bob Mintzer, Charlie Mariano, Claudio Roditi, Rick Margitza and Jon Hendricks. We are thrilled to have him back with us on stage in Nanaimo.
Saturday, November 18, 6:00-9:00pm, 1630 E Wellington Rd., Nanaimo.
Doors open at 5:45pm, music until 8:00pm.
Tickets are $30 and include your choice of chicken or beef burger, fries or salad, and one drink selection (wine, beer, pop).