Wed, Mar 23|
Kanola Band (Midwest roots, New Orleans soul)
A New Orleans-style brass band with Midwest roots! Some of the region's most talented instrumentalists, led by Benje Daneman, will share the sounds and soul of Bourbon Street. See link for more info!
Time & Location
Mar 23, 2022, 7:30 PM
Lansing, 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910, USA
About The Event
All ages, $20 ($25 doors)
Kanola Band brings together some of the most experienced and diverse musicians in the midwest US jazz scene to pay tribute to the great music and heritage of New Orleans. Dipping into the city's diverse musical history including traditional Dixieland, groovin' zydeco, soulful funk to blasting brass band second lines, audiences of all ages will leave feeling just a bit happier than when they came.
Kanola members have performed at some of the most prestigious international music venues including Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Ronnie Scotts, Kennedy Center for the Arts and have recorded and toured with some of the top jazz musicians/bands on the scene including the Doc Severinsen Big Band, Etienne Charles Big Band, Curtis Stigers, Henry Mancini Institute Jazz Orchestra, Tri-Fi, Knee Deep Shag, Malaysia Philharmonic Orchestra and more. In addition to being veteran musicians, they are also passionate music educators who have held teaching positions at Western Michigan University, Purdue University (Ft. Wayne), Kalamazoo College, Saginaw Valley State University, and Jazz & Creative Institute. Their unique and engaging approach to performing will leave all ages of audiences having fun while learning about jazz, improvisation, music history, alongside the rich history and music of New Orleans all while grooving in their seat or dancing in the aisle.
Benje Daneman - Trumpet/Vox
Ted Hogarth - Saxes
Ashley Daneman - Vox
Matthew Fries - Keys
Nathan Durham - Tuba
Jeff Moehle - Drums
* The Robin Theatre is currently limiting our capacity, using enhanced air filtration systems, requiring folks to show proof of vaccination OR a negative covid test (within 48 hrs), and requiring masks to be worn in response to COVID-19. We're keeping an eye on the situation, and may loosen those restrictions as necessary. We care about you. Please don't hesitate to call check our social media for any updates to our health and safety protocols!
Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required for entry.