“Melody for Trayvon” is dedicated to the African-American teen Trayvon Martin, whose senseless slaying in a neighbourhood watch fiasco in Florida in 2012 initiated a firestorm of riots and protests over gun violence. As a composer and a student of human history, I see my music as a kind of activism. I’m invoking sadness, solemnity,…Continue reading VIDEO: Derrick Gardner & The Big dig! Band – Melody For Trayvon
The Big dig! Band is back for it’s second season of music and we have moved all the fun over to The Park Theatre! Monday, Dec 7th, 2015 8:00pm – All Ages Park Theatre 698 Osborne St Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Jazz Trumpeter and Educator Derrick E. Gardner performs 3 nights at The Winnipeg Jazz Festival. w/ Ron Paley Band at Cinematheque Tue, June 16, 7:30 PM > 10:00 PM w/ Big Dig! Band at Cube Lounge Thu, June 18, 8:45 PM > 10:00 PM w/ Curtis Nowosad Quintet at Maw’s Beer Hall (18+) Fri, June…Continue reading Jazz trumpeter Derrick E. Gardner plays 3 nights at Winnipeg Jazz Fest!