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Large ensemble jazz night on Wednesday February 5, 2014

Large ensemble Jazz night with Octagone

Wednesday February 5

Doors: 7:30 pm ; music: 8 pm

Cliff Bungalow-Mission Community Centre, 2201 Cliff Street SW, one block west of 5th St at 22nd Ave SW


Cover: $15. $10 with current CBMCA membership. If you are able to do so, we suggest an additional $5 donation because this is a very large jazz ensemble. Tickets at the door: cash only, please (no reservations taken)


André Wickenheiser trumpet

Keith O’Rourke alto saxophone

Jim Brenan tenor saxophone

Carsten Rubeling trombone

Gareth Bane baritone Saxophone

Jon Day piano

Stephan Shepard bass

Jon McCaslin drums


From the moderator – Jan Mulder

The 2013/2014 CBM jazz season has become the season of large ensemble jazz. For the February performance we are increasing the numbers even further by having no less than eight musicians on the stage. Inspired by the medium sized jazz ensembles of Miles Davis, Gil Evans, Gerry Mulligan, Shorty Rogers, Rob McConnell, Oliver Nelson, Charles Mingus, Wynton Marsalis and others, Octagone brings together the best of two musical worlds: tightknit ensemble arrangements as performed by Calgary’s finest small group jazz improvisers. Featuring a diverse program of jazz standards, bebop arrangements and original compositions Octagone delivers dynamic soloists while at the same time featuring a unique ensemble sound.


The cover fee for this performance is still $15 ($10 CBMCA members), but we do recommend for this evening an additional  donation of $5, so that we can send our musicians home with a descent musicians wage.


Cliff Bungalow – Mission Jazz series 2013/2014.

February 5, Large ensemble jazz with Octagone

March 5, The Jazz Winds composers collective project

March 15,Sinatra style jazz (dance) night with Rob Young and the Big Beat Band

April 2, An evening with vocalist Deanne Matley

May 7, Saxophone quartet night with the Angled Sax’uns

June 4, The Lorna MacLachlan quintet



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Cliff Bungalow Mission Community Association

The Cliff Bungalow Community Association was incorporated under the Societies Act of Alberta on November 29, 1978. 

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