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Nanaimo International Jazz & Jaz’N’ the Violin present Cameron Wilson’s BBC Trio

Sun Jan 22nd @ 7:00 pm

at the Shaw Auditorium at the V.I. Conference Centre, 101 Gordon Street, Nanaimo

This concert will present Vancouver violinist extraordinaire Cameron Wilson in a trio setting with guitarist Bill Coon and bassist Brent Gubbels. Bill, Brent and Cam call themselves appropriately enough, the BBC Trio. They will play a variety of standards and original compositions by both Cameron and Bill.

Violinist Cameron Wilson has been a fixture on the Vancouver music scene for the past three decades. He is recognized as one of Canada’s most versatile violinists, able to play a wide variety of different musical genres.

He was a long standing member of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, and performs with classical crossover piano trio, Joe Trio as well as the gypsy jazz quartet, Van Django, The Wahs, Hard Rubber Orchestra, Mariachi del Soul, and the Marc Atkinson Quartet. He is one of the Vancouver’s most sought after studio musicians and he is also a composer/ arranger whose works have been performed by a number of symphony orchestras and chamber ensembles across Canada and the US.

Bill Coon is a Canadian jazz guitarist and composer. He is a Juno nominated artist and the winner of the 2009 National Jazz Awards, ‘Guitarist of the Year’. Juno nominated artist Bill Coon is one of Canada’s most highly respected musicians and is winner of the 2009 National Jazz Awards, ‘Guitarist of the Year’.

Performing professionally for over thirty years, he has played with many significant jazz artists including Jimmy Heath, Chuck Israels, Eddie Daniels, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Bucky Pizzarelli, Sheila Jordan, Hugh Fraser, P.J. Perry, Campbell Ryga, Ian McDougall, Phil Dwyer, Dave Restivo, Brad Turner, Carol Welsman, Fred Stride, Dee Daniels, and Rebecca Kilgore. His collaboration with award-winning guitarist Oliver Gannon: Two Much More! was acclaimed as one of the top ten Canadian jazz recordings of 2015 by the CBC

Brent Gubbels has been a Vancouver based professional musician and teacher for nearly twenty years. In that time he’s worked with a number of local musicians and ensembles including the Hard Rubber Orchestra, Gypsalero, Rumba Calzada, John Reischman, the Vince Mai Project, Jesse Zubot, Dal Richards, Lee Aaron and Dee Daniels. Since 1992, he has toured North America and Europe extensively and played a variety of international jazz and folk festivals. Brent can be heard on recordings by
Oscar Lopez, Gypsalero, Juno nominees Susan Crowe and Compadres, Juno winner James Keelaghan, and others.

at the Shaw Auditorium at the V.I. Conference Centre, 101 Gordon Street, Nanaimo

$30 / NIFJA Members $25 / Student $10



Sun Jan 22nd
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Shaw Auditorium
80 Commercial Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada
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