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Rangers Christmas at the Legion, 8 Dec 2019

The Jazz Rangers are back with our old friend Siona Neale of Midnight Flame at the Port Credit Legion for an afternoon of Christmas songs. Everyone is welcome to come and sing along, dance or just enjoy the entertainment. 

 

As usual, this is open to the public, no cover charge, cash bar and guaranteed fun!

 

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Jazz Rangers back at Ivy Castle 5 Dec.

We had a great night last Friday and have been asked to return to the Ivy Castle Restaurant on Thursday 5 Dec. 2019 for another evening of great food and fun music. Remember, no cover charge, dance floor, awesome menu.

 

 

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Jazz Rangers at the Ivy Castle

We will be live at the newly opened Ivy Castle restaurant. Come out for this first of monthly  events. Great food and cool, laid back music.

 

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Jazz Rangers with Zach Continenza

This month we are featuring another young, up and coming musician from the York University  music program, also the son of our singer Rocco. We just love to  support these very gifted students and really enjoy playing with them, giving a venue to showcase their talent.

 

Bring your friends to enjoy a free afternoon of jazz favorites with the vocal accompaniment of Zach’s father, Rocco, a regular with the Jazz Rangers.

 

We will be accepting pay what you can donations, the cash bar is open with very reasonable prices.

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Rangers with Rocco Continenza

This month we have a great singer joining us, Rocco Continenza, by way of the Halton Jazz Singers. We occasionally work together backing the singers up on their shows.

 

Along with many favourite crooner songs made popular by Frank Sinatra, Mel Torme, Bobby Darin, etc., we will have a good selection of the Ranger’s instrumental pieces.

 

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Rangers on their Instrumental Own

We are back as an instrumental quartet. We have been working on a whole lot of new material and arrangements.  There will be a sampling of jazz and familiar pop tunes that all will recognize and enjoy.

 

As always, this is a free event open to the public. The Port Credit Legion features a very reasonable priced cash bar and a BBQ on the terrace.

 

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14 July, 2019 with singer D.Ruth

The Jazz Rangers are very happy to be featuring singer D.Ruth this week. She is a jazz singer born and raised in Ontario, first introduced to jazz music by her father. She studied classical music until 18 years of age and graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Music, however jazz music was always her first love. D.Ruth has performed regularly with many of our well known local groups, like the Mississauga Big Band, in some of the best known GTA jazz venues.

 

Along with some new material from the jazz standards, we will be adding some soul, pop and other styles to our repertoire.

 

Rain or shine, this is a free event open to the public. The Port Credit Legion features a very reasonable priced cash bar and a BBQ on the terrace.

 

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June 9, 2019 with young musicians from the U of T Jazz Performance Program

We are hosting some really talented young musicians from the University of Toronto Jazz Performance program this month. Coming back is sax player Garret Hildebrant who first played with us last October, and he is bringing his friend, Christian Antonacci on trumpet, to join us. This is a special treat for all of us, having the opportunity to play with such talented young musicians. The Jazz Rangers will be a keyboard, bass and drums trio this week, backing up Garret and Christian

 

As usual, 2-4 PM, open to the public with no entry charge, very reasonable bar and BBQ on the deck, weather permitting.

 

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May 12, 2019- With vocalist Eiko Lees

Directly from recent performances with the Mississauga Big Band Jazz Ensemble in their recent Open Mic Night, and their live recording for the latest CD, Eiko Lees is joining us for a few tunes between our regular fare. Eiko has been singing in Japan and Canada for over 30 years with a wide variety of jazz combos and ensembles. She is a great complement to the Jazz Rangers, and lots of fun to play with.

 

The BBQ is open with burgers and franks, the cash bar is open with very reasonably priced drinks. 

 

Open to the public with  free admission (we will be passing the hat around to help support the cause). 

 

 

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April 14. 2019- Jazz Rangers back at the Legion

Another Sunday afternoon of music and fun with the quartet from 2-4PM. There are again a few new additions to our songbook repertoire.

 

 

As always, free admission (but we will be passing the hat around to help support the cause) and the public is always welcome. The cash bar will be open with very reasonably priced drinks. This makes for a great afternoon of a variety of music with a few surprises usually mixed in.

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