- Sunday Jul 30 2017
- 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Live Learn Jazz: Celebrating Moe Koffman
📅 DATE: Sunday, July 30, 2017 🕑 TIME: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM & 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 🏟️ VENUE: Megalomaniac Winery (3930 Cherry Avenue, Vineland, ON) 💵 PRICE: $39 + HST (Early Bird: $29 + HST)
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ABOUT THE SHOW
CELEBRATING MOE KOFFMAN featuring
BERNIE SENENSKY’s MOE KOFFMAN LEGACY BAND with BILL McBIRNIE
Sunday, July 30th, 2017 – 2pm – 3:30pm 7pm – 9pm
MEGALOMANIAC WINERY – 3930 Cherry Avenue, Vineland, ON
The late great Moe Koffman is undeniably one of our greatest national treasures. His Canadian and U.S. success in 1958 of his recording of “Swinging Shepherd Blues”; established his name internationally as a flautist and helped to popularize the instrument in jazz. In the mid-1960s he made more than six appearances as a soloist on NBC Television’s ‘Tonight Show With Johnny Carson’. He played, toured, and recorded with a lengthy list of jazz stars that included Dizzy Gillespie, Jimmy Dorsey, Charlie Barnet, and Doc Severinsen, and in hundreds of television and recording studio bands. Moe Koffman was one of Canada’s true jazz icons, and in recognition of that, was awarded the prestigious Order of Canada in 1992 honouring his outstanding talent and dedicated service to the arts.
Come and experience one of the finest jazz flautists in the world, Canada’s very own Bill McBirnie and legendary Canadian Jazz Pianist Bernie Senensky, original band member of the Moe Koffman Quartet and Quintet! Enjoy this one of a kind tribute performance to the late great Moe K0ffman at the prestigious Megalomaniac Winery with one of the most stunning panoramic views of the entire Niagara region.
Enjoy the musical sounds of the flute with your flute!
$39 + HST / Early Bird: $29 + HST (Until April 30th, 2017)
Weekend Pass (Includes ALL Festival events): $249 + HST