Karel Roessingh and Joey Smith
February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Karel Roessingh is a composer, arranger, producer and musician who has written scores for over five hundred television episodes, and many award-winning films, documentaries, and promotional videos. He has recorded and produced more than fifteen of his own CDs, including several for the Canadian Naturescapes series distributed world-wide, two jazz trio CDs and many solo piano CDs. His latest solo project, Birdsong in the Parkade, was recorded with a Steinway grand piano in a Victoria parkade, with original music based on birdsongs collected across Canada.
Joey is one of Victoria’s most beloved guitarist and bassist originally from Chattanooga, Tennessee. After touring for two and a half years with the Glenn Miller Orchestra as bassist and arranger, Joey settled in Victoria. For the past 35 years he has been bassist and guitarist for many local groups and has collaborated with various international touring artists.