Willy Ward's Cool Machine ▸ Oct 20/19
WILLY WARD'S COOL MACHINE
Sunday October 20, 2019
Doors 6:00 pm | Music 7:00 pm
★ This show is for ages 19 and up
Your ticket(s) will be emailed to you immediately after purchase.
(ticket price includes $4.50 service charge)
Does not include GST
He’s coming home to White Rock for ONE LAST GIG !! After 54 years, vocalist / trumpeter Willy Ward calls it quits as a bandleader, but the finale will be memorable …… Willy has assembled his DREAM TEAM !!
“For several years now, I’ve wanted to play just one gig with the very best players that I have come to know over the last 30 years. This show will feature 10 musicians…..Here is some of my ALL-STAR cast.”
BUFF ALLEN - Drums
A Juno-award winner, Buff has played with world renowned musicians
such as Ed Bickert and Lenny Breau, as well as performances in many
world tours with Australian star Roger Whittaker.
LEE OLIPHANT - Bass
As a professional since the age of 14, Lee’s credits include stints with
leading performers such as Jim Byrnes, Chilliwack and Long John Baldry.
TIM PORTER - Guitar, vocals
Two decades of fabulous guitar work describes Tim’s career. His gig list
includes; Colin James, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Billy Preston and Lil Feat.
Currently featured in Diane Lines’ great show ….JUMP !!
DERRY BYRNE - Trumpet
He plays it all !! From former Principal chair of the Vancouver
Symphony to lead trumpet in some of the best orchestras in the land.
Derry has studied in Toronto, L.A. and New York.
CAMPBELL RYGA - Alto & Soprano Sax
A Grammy nominated artist and 3-time Juno award winner, Campbell
has toured internationally 19 times, and has been featured at leading jazz
clubs from London to New York.