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Jazz Vespers:
Living and the Dead

All Saints with Steve and Viv Ruskin and Blaine Dunaway

St. George's United Church
505 6 Street, Courtenay
September 23, 4:00-5:00pm

This month’s event features Steve and Viv Ruskin and Blaine Dunaway.

Steve and Viv Ruskin, in their over 30 years as a duo, have been influenced by many musicians and genres. They share a love for numerous musical styles and are always discovering more.  They slide comfortably from ballads to blues, celtic to contemporary, rockabilly to reggae and even a dash of Latin and jazz to add a bit more spice.

Blaine Dunaway is a life musician with a degree and a lifetime of professional music experience from playing and running big bands and orchestras, to TV show bands and recording experience, both as a session player, and engineer, and a host of jazz, world music, blues, r and b, folk, country, and pop bands, and string quartets as well.

The trio combines their experience into performances that keep their audiences thoroughly entertained with their eclectic sets.

The evening will be hosted by Rev. Ryan Slifka. The theme of the event will life and death. As human beings we always walk the path of the people who go before. When we are conscious of this

Admission is by donation, with all proceeds going to the artist. There will also be refreshments to follow, and an opportunity to meet our artists.

Email the office for more information.