JAPANESE SOCIETY

Japan is much more civilized (and advanced) than the Western World.

 

 #2 Drink Cans Have Names Written In Braille On The Top

#3 Japanese Fans Stayed Behind After The FIFA World Cup 2014 Match To Help Clean Up

#4 There Are Baby Seats Attached To The Wall In Most Bathrooms

#5 I Recently Gave Birth In Japan . Here Is Some Of The Hospital Food I Ate

#6 You Can Often Find This Kind Of Toilet In Japan . Wash Your Hands And Reuse The Water For Your Next Flush

#7 Japan 's Manhole Covers Are Beautiful

#8 Most Japanese Schools Don't Have Custodians. Instead, The Students Do The Cleaning Themselves As A Part Of Showing Gratitude To The School And Learning How To Become More Productive Members Of Society

#9 The Note In Japanese Says, "I Accidentally Knocked Over Your Bike And Broke The Bell . I Am Very Sorry"

#10 This Is How Smooth The Bullet Train Is In Japan

#11 I Dropped My Shopping Bag On The Streets Of Osaka And When I Went Back To Look For It Later That Day, Someone Had Placed It Next To A Tree Untouched

#12 Commuters In Tokyo Pushed A Train Car To Save A Woman Who Fell And Got Stuck Between The Car And The Platform

 #13 Koi Fishes Even Live In Drainage Channels In Japan

#14 Japanese Toilets Often Have A Button That Plays White Noise/Water Sounds So You Can Poop Without Other People Hearing Your Business

#15 Another Reason Why I Love Japan

#16 In Trains You Can Rotate The Seats In Any Direction

#17 Another Great Japanese Invention: Umbrella Lockers. So You Don't Have To Carry Them Around Inside A Building And Nobody Takes Yours 'Accidentally'

#18 This Toilet In Japan Has A System Of Occupied/Vacant Toilets Information

#19 Expectations Meet Reality In Japan

#20 This Japanese Gum I Have Came With Little Pieces Of Paper Inside For You To Spit Your Gum In To When You're Finished With It

#21 This Shopping Center In Japan Has Free Refrigerated Lockers For Your Perishables So You Can Keep Shopping After You Get Your Groceries

#22 Photo I Took Of Tokyo Commuters Waiting For Their Train

#23 At Narita International Airport ( Tokyo ) They Give You Free Origami Instead Of Candy

#24 Japanese Being Japanese

#25 This Smartphone Wiper Dispenser In Japan

#26 In Japan , Even The Deer Are Polite


 


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Gabriel plays it old school

Jazz is a lifestyle, and we all hate to be locked into one kind of anything

Gabriel Mark Hasselbach gives the vintage Jazz art form its just due, without traversing into corny stereotypes.

Paying tribute to the great performers of the past 100 years comes easily to Gabriel, and he has a special homage to Louis 'Satchmo' Armstrong that always grabs an audience by the ears!

From New Orleans to Chicago, Kansas City to New York, Gabriel has it covered.




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Solo Flight for Weddings

Solo Flight has you covered from top to bottom on your big day, and at a budget price!

Solo Flight is a perfect budget-conscious option for Wedding Ceremonies, featuring a Juno Award-winning flautist, playing with curated backing tracks, which include cello, violin, and classical guitar.

Here are some samples of our Juno Award-winning performer playing the flute to awesome audio tracks in classical and light jazz-pop styles. You can copy and paste these links to share with friends, family, or with wedding couples or planners you know!

Wedding March    http://specialtytalent.com/audio/wedding_march_with_flute-gmh.mp3                             
Ave Maria (halfway thru I switch to my wind synth and play `cello`)  http://specialtytalent.com/audio/ave_maria_with_flute_cello-gmh.mp3
Here is a beautiful song that makes a great processional song or first dance:  "A Thousand Years by Christina Perri" with flute added to this    http://specialtytalent.com/audio/1000_years_with_flute-gmh.mp3

NOW FOR THE MAIN EVENT!
This is a pretty good bang for the buck and includes Live Music with Solo Flight for Cocktails and Dinner, and then the Bride'n'Groom's supplied and curated playlist crossfaded and operated deejay style on our ipod. We supply the sound system, some small lighting, play live with tracks for cocktails/dinner, and then play your tracks on an ipod, deejay style. For cocktails and dinner, this is how it plays:







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Patti Austin Vancouver show announced

Patti Austin “Heart and Soul” show on April 26, 2019 at The Vogue Theatre (918 Granville Street) and hear “Baby, Come To Me”, “In My Life”, “Say You Love Me”, If I Believed”, “All Behind Us Now”, “Through the Test Of Time” and many more hits of Ms Patti Austin! 

Plus Ian Veneracion, the Philippines’ Original Teleserye Heartthrob, from the shows “A Love To Last” and “Pangako Sa ‘Yo”.

With special guests LA Santos and our Vancouver artists Ysabelle Sta. Ana and Russel Figueroa.

Take advantage of the Barkada Group Discount for groups of 10 and more — BUY 10 Tickets (or more) online, you get $5. off per ticket. 

Promo Code: “FiveOffFor10Tix”

(For VIP, Dress Circle and Orchestra Side tickets only)

Ticket Prices: 

VIP $133. (Includes photo opportunity with the artists in groups of 10)

Orchestra Side $73.

Dress Circle/Lower Balcony $93. (Best seats)

Upper Circle/Upper Balcony $58.

Tickets are available online NOW:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/56148778508

Tickets are available online NOW:

www.eventbrite.ca

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Ralph Barrat sings the Chet Baker Songbook

Ralph Barrat channels the golden era and delicious songbook of the iconic Chet Baker, and delivers a smooth and solid show. Band includes Gabriel Mark Hasselbach (tpt), Chris Sigerson (pno), Rene Worst (bs), Craig Scott (dr)

Presented by Tom Needham      tomneedham@shaw.ca


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L J Mounteney

LJ Mounteney has been singing ever since she can remember.  Born in Edmonton AB, LJ got her start in singing in Creston BC after her family moved there in her teens.  Leaving the Kootenays for the West Coast, Mounteney enrolled in Vancouver Community College’s rigorous Commercial and Jazz Music program and from there began to gig locally singing a wide variety of jazz, blues, pop and R&B.

In 2017, Mounteney produced her first album, Here in the Dark, with fantastic local session players including the brilliant work of guitarist Jon Roper.  The album features eight classic, well loved cover songs as well the title track - Here in the Dark - an original story with haunting lyrics written by Mounteney and co-arranged by Roper.  Here in the Dark has received radio play on CBC’s Hot Air, CITR, Pacific Northwest Radio and Coop Radio.  Mounteney and Roper are currently co-writing and producing an EP of originals slated for release in 2019.

As a live performer, Mounteney considers herself fortunate to have worked alongside some of Vancouver’s finest musicians and groups and she has been inspired in the jazz vein by international heroes like Dee Dee Bridgewater, Betty Carter, Chet Baker, and in the gospel and blues vein by Bonnie Raitt, Etta James, Aretha Franklin and Mahalia Jackson.  Mounteney was recently a featured artist in the Strong Women, Strong Music series held at Frankie’s Jazz Club in March and she returned to Frankie’s in May with her own Quintet.  

A true artist, Mounteney easily builds and maintains a connection with her audiences. In a lush, clear voice she weaves magic telling her own truths through the power of song.  

Links to Vids:

Album Medley:

Short Medley

One Note Samba:

Purple Rain Live at Frankies:


Contact the person who sent you here for booking information

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Lesismore has got the goods!

Lesismore- Always rockin' the house with Leslie Harris, Curtis DeBray, Lee Oliphant, and Darrell Mayes.


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Nancy Newman

Nancy Newman ~ vocals

Dan Reynolds ~ piano 

Conrad Good ~ bass

Jazz Vespers  May 27, 2018 

St Andrews-Wesley, Vancouver, BC

Nancy Newman performing at Jazz Vespers with Dan Reynolds on piano and Conrad Good on bass in the iconic St Andrew's Wesley United Church.  Jazz Vespers features Vancouver's top jazz performers combined with reflections on life, faith and hope. 

Nancy Newman’s lush and evocative voice, deep interpretive skills, and passion for improvisation shine as she sings across the borders of jazz, popular and original music. Nuanced vocals, flowing melodies, and soulful honesty punctuate Nancy’s performances. Music from her two albums ‘Palace of the Moon’ and ‘You Never Know’ were met with a standing ovation at her Cultch Historic Theatre release in 2012.  In addition to performing at music festivals, jazz venues, and special events, Nancy's music has been broadcast on radio and TV.  Nancy has created and hosts ‘Third Thursday’, a popular Vancouver monthly vocal jazz jam.

NancyNmusic.com




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