Kelby MacNayr’s Tiny Rhythm Kings

April 4
7:00 PM
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Kelby MacNayr’s Tiny Rhythm Kings celebrates music from the time of Counts, Dukes and Kings – Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Nat King Cole and MORE!

This powerhouse trio invites you to sit back and relax to the swing, sass and soul of classic jazz!

Featuring the swinging and soulful drums and vocals of Kelby MacNayr, the outrageously groovy Hammond B3 organ of Dr. Tony Genge and the masterful and the stellar tenor saxophone of special guest Brooke Maxwell, this group is a tour-de-force of swing!

Drummer and vocalist Kelby MacNayr has performed across North America with many of the greats in jazz and world music Including Grammy award winners John Clayton, Alex Cuba and Gail Deadrick, Canadians Ian McDougall, Dan Thompson, Hugh Fraser and Neil Swainson and has shared the stage with the likes of Wynton Marsalis, Terrell Stafford, Tamir Hendlemen and more!

Piano player and organist Tony Genge has been a staple of the Canadian jazz scene teaching at Saint Francis Xavier in Nova Scotia before relocating to the West Coast. Tony has played with a Who’s Who of Canadian and international jazz greats from David “fat head” Newman to Jeff Hamilton, John Scofield and many more.e of Counts, Dukes and Kings – Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Nat King Cole!
This powerhouse trio invites you to sit back and relax to the swing, sass and soul of classic jazz!

Saxophonist, pianist, vocalist, composer Brooke Maxwell has been a mainstay of the West Coast music scene for over 20 years! An award-winning composer (for his musical Ride the Cyclone) and a collaborator/ band leader (Canoe Starnders, El Superbando) Brooke is a household favourite for his warm swinging sound and melodic lines!

Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Destination Greater Victoria is honoured to be based on the traditional territory of the Lekwungen-speaking peoples of the Songhees Nation and the Esquimalt Nation, whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.