ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
COMOX VALLEY RECORD • Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Valentine’s Day with Finch, etc. Joe’s Garage on Fifth Street in downtown Courtenay invites you to share Valentine’s Day with Joanna Finch and her friends, guitarist Jim Lambert and bass player Tim Croft. Their music is just the right mood for that special dinner on this special day. Joanna’s vocals and musical talents bring back that elegant time when music had romantic charm. Blended with the talented strings of Jim and Tim, the evening promises to be a unique flavour of sophisticated melodies. Joe’s is a licensed restaurant with the kitchen opening on show nights at 6:30 for the evening. Dinner reservations can be made by e-mailing email@example.com or calling 250702-MILO(6456). Advance tickets are available at Bop City Records or at the door if available. Joe’s Garage is a cash-only venue. Call ahead for a table for two as they are at a premium. For more information, visit www. joeson5th.ca. — Joe’s Garage
VOICES IN UNISON The Capilano University Singers are guests of the Cantiamo Chamber Ensemble on Feb. 9. at 7:30 p.m. at the Old Church Theatre in Courtenay. Tickets cost $10 at Videos ‘n’ More or at the door.
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Forbidden Jazz playing sets at Zocalo Forbidden Jazz is once again headlining Zocalo Café this Saturday evening. As in the past, Jake Masri on trumpet and vocals, Jim Chew on guitar, and Tim Croft on upright bass hope to attract a multi-generational audience by performing a wide variety of timeless jazz standards. The trio, representing more than four decades of experience, both domestically and internationally, will weave their collective magic through two sets of entertaining music. Croft has toured much of the country performing everything from cruise ships to concert halls. Since arriving on the West Coast in 2010, Tim has been extremely active on the local music scene and can be heard playing in venues between Victoria and Port Hardy on a regular basis. His latest collaboration with guitarist Brett Martens (as a member of Brett Martens String Band)
BASSIST TIM CROFT is one of the three members of Forbidden Jazz. recently recorded an album, engineered and produced by Canadian gypsy jazz icon Marc Atkinson. In addition, Tim fronts his own group — the Tim
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Croft Quartet and performs with the Vancouver Island Symphony based in Nanaimo. As an educator, he has taught theory, been a peer tutor, and lectured in jazz appreciation, all at the collegiate level. Tim has also taught at numerous music camps in the U.S. As well as teaching privately, he oversees the music programs at École au Coeur de I’Ile in Comox. You’re invited to a casual, fun-filled evening of jazz from 7:30 to 9:30. For more information, please contact Zocalo Café & Gallery at 250-331-0933, drop by the corner of Fifth Street and Cliffe Avenue in downtown Courtenay or surf online to www.zocalocafe.ca. — Forbidden Jazz
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Published on Feb 8, 2012
Wednesday, February 8 2012 issue of the Comox Valley Record newspaper as it appeared in print. For more online, all the time, see www.comoxv...