First Thursdays Art Walk - Lloyd Arntzen Trio
First Thursdays Art Walk, featuring jazz by the Lloyd Arntzen Trio.
Join us for an evening viewing of The Decisive Moment: Ema Peter for the First Thursdays Art Walk and enjoy jazz music by Lloyd Arntzen, along with Tom Arntzen, and Casey Tolhurst. The Lloyd Arntzen Trio presents the Classics from the Golden Age of Jazz - including music from greats such as Louis Armstrong and Sidney Bechet. An appointed member of the British Columbia Entertainment Hall of Fame Lloyd Arntzen, is a clarinetist, vocalist, soprano saxophonist, arranger, bandleader, composer and music director. Born in Saskatchewan in 1927, he moved to Vancouver in 1946 where he attended UBC Theatre. In the 1950’s Lloyd helped establish The Jazz Band Society, which led to the formation of several bands playing New Orleans Jazz in the city. He performed on several CBC radio broadcasts including The Songs They Sang, The Max Ferguson Show and Sing Out With Me (15 years). His awards include: Best Traditional Jazz album of the Year (Canadian Music Awards), Conservator of Jazz – White Rock Traditional Jazz Society, and Outstanding Honorary Alumni Award – Vancouver Community College. Lloyd continues to be active with the Dixieland Express (Victoria), The Three Generations of Jazz and Blackstick.