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Count Basie!

Count Basie!

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The Don Berner Big Band presents the music of Count Basie on October 16, 2021 at 7:30pm at Ottewell United Church, 6611 93A Avenue.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, proof of vaccination will be required at the door for all patrons aged 12 years and older, and masks must be worn inside no exceptions!

Come celebrate the music of one of the most prolific big band leaders of the 20th century! The Basie Band was known for their hard swinging style, coming straight out of the blues and into the jazz era. Compositions from his most prominent musicians and arrangers will have audiences tapping their toes and remembering why the Count Basie Orchestra was one of the most beloved bands of the 20th century. Heavy swing, amazing solos, and a happy, bluesy and feel good approach along with tight ensemble work were benchmarks of the Count Basie Band and are recreated masterfully here in this inaugural performance of the season.

The Don Berner Big Band are implementing the Restrictions Exemption Program, meaning proof of vaccination, or a negative rapid test taken within 72 hours will be required at the door for all patrons aged 12 years and older no exceptions. There will also be various safety protocols in place and must be respected for the duration of the performance. By clicking "Buy Now", you are consenting to follow all rules set by the Don Berner Big Band.

Adult/Senior Tickets: $30 + applicable fees
Student Tickets: $25 + applicable fees
Season Pass: $110 + applicable fees. Click here to purchase.

No physical or electronic tickets will be provided. You will need to have your order confirmation ready at the door.

Date & Times

  • Sat 10/16/2021 7:30 PM