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The Micki-Lee Trio

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Thu Sept 13
Tunes at Noon
The Micki-Lee Trio

Micki-Lee Smith violin
Jacques Forest bass
Jaelem Bhate piano
Playing some of the most beloved fiddle tunes, the Micki-Lee Trio takes audiences on a unique journey through the blending of multiple styles of music, genre-hopping from old-time fiddle, to Celtic, bluegrass, swing, gypsy jazz, folk, and country.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
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.

About the group:
Micki-Lee Smith violin, from Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta is passionate about sharing music with others, and has a background of classical training and fiddle performing. A former member of the band The Smith sisters, Micki-Lee has released two albums and has travelled across Canada performing for a variety of events over the past ten years. She is joined by Jaelem Bhate piano and Jacques Forest bass, both up and coming musicians with diverse musical backgrounds and experiences, who bring unique broader influences to the group’s sound, adding deeper jazz harmonies and rhythms to Micki-Lee’s spirited fiddle playing.

Repertoire includes:
On The Sunny Side of the Street
What a Wonderful World
Oh Danny Boy
Orange Blossom Special
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Marg Cote Reel
Swinging Dranes -Mark Sullivan
Our Waltz -Randy Howard
Draggin The Bow
Faded Love
Candlelight Serenade
Murray River Jig/ Cheticamp Jig
Snowflake Reel/ Timbertown Reel
Westphalia Waltz/ Golden Fiddle Waltz
Yellow Rose Waltz
5 Foot 2
Don’t Let The Deal Go Down
Calvin Vollrath Medley (Chinook Winds, Farrell’s Fancy, Sashay Back, Mel Bernard's Reel)
Say Old Man can you play the Fiddle/ Son of Bear
Amazing Grace

Earlier Event: September 11
Our Canada: Forecasting the Canadian Wind
Later Event: September 14
Iljung Kim