Kristian Braathen

Kristian Braathen

Trio explores range of jazz

NANAIMO – Kristian Braathen and his bandmates play at Conservatory

THE Kristian Braathen Trio plays a diverse range of jazz music during an upcoming concert at the Nanaimo Conservatory of Music.

The trio, consisting of Kristian Braathen, Miles Black and Jodi Proznick, performs at the conservatory Saturday (Oct. 22).

The Braathen Trio formed in 1998 and draws inspiration from musicians such as the Ray Brown Trio, Benny Green, Jacky Terrasson and others.

In May 2015 the trio recorded the album Tempus Fugit, which was released earlier this year.

The trio’s performance in Nanaimo is part of the group’s album tour of Vancouver Island, which includes stops in Victoria and Port Alberni.

The Nanaimo conservatory show will be at 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $20 plus a service fee and are available in advance at

For more information about the trio please check out its Facebook page