Music in the Park
Jul 8-Jon Lee Trio
Jon Lee was born in Seoul, Korea and moved to Vancouver, Canada at age 13. He first began learning and playing music with the piano at age 10 and picked up the guitar at 12. He started playing the guitar with hard rock & heavy metal and has broaden his musical interests to jazz & blues and world music. He is currently working as a guitarist, composer & arranger, and music educator. As a musician, Jon Lee has composed, arranged, and performed at a variety of venues around the globe (Canada, U.S., Argentina, and Korea). He has also performed with a number of internationally credited players like Bob Mintzer, Jimmy Greene, and Hugh Fraser.
Jul 15-Alexander Flock
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Jul 29-Murfitt & Main
Murfitt & Main plumb the depths of country, bluegrass, and western swing, playing home-made songs steeped in the living tradition of roots music. Their original songs possess a clarity rooted in the musical traditions of rural North America, in a contemporary voice. Heartbreak, honky-tonks, whiskey, unions, religion, the Canadian terrain, and the Berlin wall are all fair game in their songwriting. Sweet vocal harmonies draw listeners in adding that high lonesome country sound to the mix.
Comprising the core of the band are the two song-smiths Warren Murfitt (guitar and vocals), and Kate Main (upright bass and vocals). Other musicians who add their considerable musical talents on frequent occasion: Chris Dawson-Murphy (banjo, guitar and vocals), Matt Kennedy (mandolin and vocals). Murfitt & Main make their home on the West Coast of Canada in Vancouver.