The Islanders Hot Club - CD RELEASE
Sun. February 26th 2023 7:00 - 9:00 doors at 5:30 (All Ages)
Livestream + In Person $20 plus fees/tax, walk-ins welcome
Online sales are closed now but tickets will still be available at the door.
These seasoned players re-live the classic era of French and Gypsy Swing music. With modern arrangements and melodic grooves; this trio (sometimes quartet) of vagabonds keeps it swinging all night long. Nick Mintenko - guitar vocals, Tim Croft - bass, Jeff Poynter - accordion
The group has just released their debut album: GREENHOUSE BLUES. The recording features West Coast gypsy jazz legends: Marc Atkinson and Daniel Lapp. The new album is quickly gaining traction and is getting regular play and special mention on programs such as: “Saturday Night Jazz” (CBC) and "Swing Set" (JazzFM91).
Some of our performance credits include:
The Marc Atkinson Trio, Daniel Lapp, Kid Koala, Bastion St. Band, The Midnights, The Love Cats, The New Souls, Vancouver Island Symphony, West My Friend, The Victoria Symphony Orchestra, The Naden Band, The Victoria Jazz, Festival, Montreal Jazz Festival, Rifflandia, The Grand Ole Opry, National and International touring (US, Europe), etc.
“Known and loved for their French and Gypsy music” - Laila Biali Radio Host, Saturday Night Jazz (CBC)
“Album sounds great!” - Ralph Benmergui, Radio Host (CBC, JazzFM91)
“Keeping arco bass alive and strong!” - Alex Pangman, Juno Nominee and Host of Swing Set (JazzFM91)