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Join the Don Berner Big Band for their 2022/23 Season by purchasing your Big Band Pass! All performances will be held at Ottewell United Church, 6611 93A Avenue NW
The Don Berner Big Band is a perpetual musical favourite in the province of Alberta, featuring Edmonton’s finest musicians! In addition to appearing along side such notable jazz luminaries as P.J. Perry, Bobby Shew, Hugh Fraser, Pat LeBarbera, Slide Hampton, Chu Cho Valdez, and Tommy Banks, Berner has performed at dozens of festivals and numerous jazz clubs throughout Canada, and internationally throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, and Mexico. He can be seen and heard on a number of TV and radio specials and multiple CD’s. Named one of Avenue Magazine's “Top 40 under 40” in 2013, he has also been nominated for half a dozen music awards including the Edmonton Music Prize and a Western Canadian Music Award.
October 22: Motown, Soul, Funk and more!
Tap your toes and try staying in your seat with this amazing powerhouse delivery of Motown, Soul, and Funk as the Don Berner Big Band expands into Edmonton's BIGGEST band with 25 musicians on stage! Special guests: The Men of Motown
December 17: A Very Count Basie Christmas
The Don Berner Big Band brings you the Christmas music of Ella Fitzgerald and Count Basie this year, in what promises to be an unforgettable evening of hard swinging hits and Christmas classics!
February 25: Brass Fantasy
Prepare to be astonished as the Don Berner Big Band brings you featured special guest Lina Allemano, Edmonton ex-patriot and current international jazz superstar, to explore the music of Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard, Kenny Wheeler, and more!
May 27: The Music of Superheroes!
Fans of traditional big band fare, as well as superhero fans everywhere won't want to miss the chance to hear the 1967 Spider-Man theme, music from the acclaimed Marvel Movies, and more performed live!
Big Band Pass: $122
No physical or electronic tickets will be provided. You will need to provide your order confirmation at the door.