A Charlie Brown Christmas in Saanich

Jazz Vespers program this Sunday, Dec. 14 at First Unitarian Church on West Saanich Road.

SAANICH — Spirited Jazz presents, A Charlie Brown Christmas; The music of Vince Guaraldi performed by the Brent Jarvis Trio and Children and Youth Choirs of First Unitarian Church.

Join them for an hour of music from A Charlie Brown Christmas, which is among the most popular Christmas albums ever recorded in the United States. It will be performed by Brent Jarvis (pianist, recording artist and producer), Victoria’s leading jazz bassist Sean Drabitt and the young  leading Canadian percussionist John Lee of Nanaimo. There will be introductions and readings by Reverend Shana Lynngood and the Children and Youth Choirs of First Unitarian Church.

Entry is by donation at 5575 West Saanich Road (First Unitarian Church).

Jazz Vespers are worship services that weave inspirational words with great live music.

Spirited Jazz, is the inspiration of  Rev. Shana Lynngood, a jazz singer herself, and jazz musician Gary Theal.

Jazz Vespers occur once a month at the First Unitarian Universalist Church or the outreach location of the UVic Interfaith Chapel.

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