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Flamenco guitarist Eric Harper set to perform soul-stirring music July 24

Flamenco guitarist Eric Harper.

Award-winning Flamenco guitarist Eric Harper is the next performer July 24 in the Deep Bay Marine Field Station’s summer Music by the Bay concert series in Bowser.

Harper's music is described as "melodically entrancing, virtuosically ferocious and harmonically soul-stirring to the core."

Among other achievements, Harper has co-scored Kevin Spacey’s movie entitled Inseparable, worked closely with Grammy award winning producer KC Porter and The Office’s Rainn Wilson.

The Music By the Bay concert series concludes August 15 with the Nanaimo Chamber...

Friday, July 18, 2014 | full story … | archive


VIU Jazz Studies Professor Greg Bush is working on two complete suites of music for jazz orchestra during a leave from his teaching role.

VIU Music Professor Composing Jazz Suites

Greg Bush will head back to Vancouver Island University (VIU) in September with some brand new music for his students to play in their Jazz Studies classes.

As a Jazz Studies professor teaching trumpet, composition and arranging, Bush said it’s been a...

Friday, July 11, 2014 | full story … | archive


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