“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
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Big dig! Band with Derrick Gardner & Steve Kirby – Dec 7th
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 Derrick E. Gardner plays 3 nights at Winnipeg Jazz Fest!
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!
Jazz @ The Good Will w/THE BIG DIG! BAND – May 21st
Thursday, May 21st Doors: 7:30 PM Workshop set: 8 PM Concert set: 9:30 PM The Good Will Social Club 625 Portage Ave. Winnipeg, Canada $5 at the door