SHADBOLT JAZZ WALK, Sunday Dec. 1, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 11 bands, 5 speakers – all on one day, all under one roof!

The Cellar Music Group, Cory Weeds and the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts present

the Jazz Event of the Year!


11 jazz bands, 5 guest speakers – all on one day, all under one roof!

The Shadbolt Centre, Cory Weeds and The Cellar Music Group join forces to present an extraordinary day of jazz immersion featuring some of the finest musicians and singers from near and far. 11 different groups are slated to perform, including musicians from South Carolina, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Kansas City and of course many of Vancouver’s own.

On tap are international headliners such as organist Chris Hazelton, drummer Roy McCurdy and tenor saxophonists Grant Stewart and Stephen Riley as well as Maya Rae, The Dave Robbins Sextet, The Brad Turner Quintet, Dawn Pemberton Quartet, Grant Stewart Trio, Cory Weeds Quintet, Steve Kaldestad Quintet, Alyssa Allgood, Lucy Yeghiazaryan, Stephen Riley/Ernest Turner and The Jill Townsend Jazz Orchestra featuring organist Chris Hazelton doing selections from Jimmy Smith’s Christmas Cookin’.

Buy one ticket for the day and wander from room to room to hear some of everything, or hang out in one place and enjoy a whole set! In addition to performances there will be roundtable discussions by the likes of archival record producer extraordinaire, Zev Feldman, radio DJ Jim Wilke, a Jazz 101 session with Alan Matheson and a preview of an upcoming book about jazz musicians in Vancouver by Chris Wong.

Sunday, December 1 | 11:30am – 10:15pm

Shadbolt Centre for the Arts

6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby

Tickets: Adult $50 | Youth $30 (does not include the final two performances) | 604-205-3000

 Full schedule:

All on one day, all under one roof – come for a concert or stay all day


Full Schedule: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts

ROOM 103

11:30 – 12:45: Maya Rae

1:30 – 2:45: Dawn Pemberton Quartet plays Etta Jones

3:30 – 4:45: Cory Weeds Quintet plays Cannonball Adderley featuring Roy McCurdy


11:45-1:00: Dave Robbins Sextet

1:45-3:00: Brad Turner Quintet

3:45-5:00: Steve Kaldestad / Grant Stewart Quintet play Griffin & “Lockjaw Davis”

6:00-7:45: Stephen Riley / Ernest Turner

8:30-9:45: Stephen Riley / Ernest Turner


12:00-1:15: Lucy Yeghiazarhan

2:00-3:15: Grant Stewart Trio

4:00-5:15: Alyssa Allgood Quartet

7:00-8:15:  Jill Townsend Jazz Orchestra with Chris Hazelton

9:00-10:15: Jill Townsend Jazz Orchestra with Chris Hazelton

ROOM 101

11:45-1:00: Roundtable with 3 speakers

1:30-3:00: Jazz 101 with Alan Matheson

3:30-5:00: Jazz 101 with Alan Matheson

5:30-6:30: Chris Wong book preview


What: Shadbolt Jazz Walk

Who: 11 bands, 5 guest speakers

Date: December 1st, 2019

Time: 11:30 AM – 10:15 PM

Where: Shadbolt Center For The Arts, 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, BC

Media release and images provided by Gwen Kallio, Sisu Productions. Feature image courtesy of Corey Weeds/Shadbolt Jazz Walk.

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