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The Jaelem Bhate Group

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Thu Oct 25
Tunes at Noon
The Jaelem Bhate Group
Jaelem Bhate
Silas Friesen
Jacques Forest
Aaron Graham
A unique blend of jazz standards, genre defying tunes, and original compositions—all paying homage to the past while looking into the future of jazz.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
6163 University Blvd, UBC
Tunes at Noon features performances in the foyer of the UBC Welcome Centre by UBC School of Music students and alumni. Bring your lunch, listen, and enjoy. Presented in collaboration with UBC Welcome Centre, UBC School of Music, Alumni UBC and UBC Arts and Culture District.


Jaelem Bhate, award winning multi-instrumentalist and conductor, teams up with bassist Jacques Forest of Calgary, trumpeter Silas Friesen of Saskatoon and percussionist Aaron Graham of Kentucky, to form this diverse quartet. While each member has a strong individual background of jazz and classical performance, The Jaelem Bhate Trio, since its inception over a year ago, has acquired a sound of its own. The group has vast experience providing music for receptions, ceremonies, Christmas parties, birthday parties, weddings, and much more. Their repertoire encompasses a broad array of swing and latin jazz standards, original compositions, and music appropriate for all seasons of the year. 

Earlier Event: October 24
Mark Anderson, piano
Later Event: October 26
Alan Thrasher