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2018 /2019 Performances

Jazz Series at the Gibsons Public Market

Saturday May 26. Cocktails at 7:00pm  Music at 7:30

-“All great Jazz singers have at least three qualities in common. Unique timbers that set their voice apart, the materials they choose to sing and the fresh ideas and insights they bring to those songs. Laura Crema has all three in spades!” – CBC Radio

 -Rene Worst is an outstanding bassist who has played with everyone from Joe Pass, to Freddie Hubbard and David Bowie.

 -Steve Giltrow  Guitars  for more information.

 Tickets $20 online at   , One Flower One Leaf Gallery (Gibsons),  The Medicine Shoppe (Wilson Creek), Strait Music (Sechelt)

Early dinner an option at the Market.



















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Recent Performances

April 7 20187:30 pm Gibsons Public Market Tickets $20 available at Wow and Strait music or online at“Just Enough Guitar” a guitar duo with 2009 National Jazz Awards Guitarist of the Year and Juno nominated guitarist, composer arranger Bill Coon! Songs from the great American Songbook and originals.


January 27th 2018 7:30 pm Gibsons Public Market Tickets $20 available at Wow and Strait music or online at

KESTRA plays almost entirely original music from Bebop to Bossa and from Swing to Blues. Featuring some of the top musicians on the Sunshine Coast.









November 25th  7:30 pm Gibsons Public Market Kate is a three time Juno Nominee. This concert will be just a great voice and a guitar. We will be playing swing, blues and ballads.  Gibsons Public Market. Tickets $20 available at Wow Gallery, Strait Music and online at


Sunday June 1:00-2:30 Gibsons Jazz Festival at “One Flower One Leaf Art Gallery” Solo Jazz Guitar


Saturday September 30th 7:00-9:00. House Concert Vocal/Guitar duo with Natasha D’Agostino.

 Friday March 10  Doors at 7:00 p.m. Music at 7:30  St. Barts Church Gibsons.  Trio (piano/voice, bass, guitar)  With Jennifer Scott and Rene Worst.

Saturday April 1st 7:00 pm Sechelt Indian Band Hall. The Jazz Group of Seven with Laura Crema

February 11th Trio with Katherine Penfold and Miles Black Valentines House Concert

November 12 3:00 to 4:00 St. Hilda’s church in Sechelt. With the Jazz Group of Seven.

September 16th and September 17th 6:00 to 6:45 p.m. and 8:00 to 8:45 p.m. Solo Guitar at the Painted Boat Restaurant as part of the Pender Harbour Jazz Festival.

May 28th 7:00 p.m. “Just Enough Guitar” Guitar Duo with National Jazz Guitar Recipient and Juno nominee Bill Coon Tickets $20.00  Contact,

June 12th 2:00 p.m. Gibsons Art Gallery with the Jazz Group of Seven. Gibson Jazz Festival

June 19th 11:00am to 1:00pm “Vocal guitar Duo” with vocalist Jennifer Hayes Jazz Brunch at Leos’s Restaurant Gibsons as part of the Gibsons Jazz Festival. www.jenniferhayes

February 13th 7:00 p.m. Valentines House Concert. Fabulous vocalist Jennifer Hayes and  www.jenniferhayes  Juno award recipient Jodi Proznik  bass.

September 19th Dinner at the Painted Boat Restaurant Pender Harbour Jazz Festival Solo Jazz Guitar

August 13th 5:30 to 7:00 Solo Jazz Guitar. Opening the Sunshine Coast festival of the Written Arts at the  Seaside Center Sechelt.

June 20th 6:00 p.m. Jazz Group of Seven.  Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival Gower Point Road Gibsons.

June 20th 12:00 p.m. Steve Giltrow Quartet Main Stage Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival. We will be playing mostly new originals written by Ken Grunenberg (Saxaphone) and Steve Giltrow (Guitars). We will be featuring Jon Bentley (Double Bass) and Kristian Braathen (Drums).

May 8th 7:00p.m. Adam Thomas and Anna Lumiere grand piano at St Barts Church (659 North Road Gibsons). Adam Thomas is both an in demand vocalist and double bassist. Anna Lumiere is one of the most popular jazz pianists on the coast.

February 7  7:00 pm Valentines House Concert  with 2009 National Jazz Awards recipient and Juno nominated Bill Coon and bassist /vocalist Adam Thomas In the Gibsons area contact Frank Henning for more information.

November 29 7:00 pm House Concert Duo with vocalist Laura Crema  In the Gibsons area. Contact for more information.

May 24 7:30 p.m. House Concert with 2009 National  Jazz Awards recipient Bill Coon and bass/saxaphone Jon Bentley

June 15 2:00 pm Steve Giltrow Quartet Gibsons Art Gallery. Gibsons Jazz Festival.

June 21 6:30 pm  The Jazz Group of Seven Benjamines Restaurant. Gibsons Jazz Festival

June 22 11:00 a.m. Duo with vocalist Laura Crema Leos Restaurant, Gibsons Jazz Festival