Violinist performs five nights of jazz

Aline Homzy, a jazz violinist, will perform with her string quartet at The Vault for five consecutive nights starting Tuesday (Oct. 23).

Aline Homzy

Aline Homzy

Jazz tunes will flow from the strings of a violin for five nights in Nanaimo.

Aline Homzy, a jazz violinist, will perform with her string quartet at The Vault, located at 499 Wallace St., starting tonight (Oct. 23).

Her quartet features Hans Verhoeven on drums, Andrew Cullen on bass and Julius Gregg on guitar.

During the all- ages event Homzy will perform a wide range of music including pieces by Charles Mingus McCoy Tyner and Django Reinhardt.

She’ll also perform some of her own original compositions.

Her song, The Dragon Suite, with pianist Andrew Kesler, which was released this September, was recently nominated for a Toronto Independent Music Award in the jazz category.

She recently won the Prix Ville De Provins at a competition in France for her composition Douce Rose.

Recently she played a Mahavishnu tribute concert in Toronto.

Homzy and her quartet’s performances start at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 from tonight (Oct. 23) to Wednesday (Oct. 24) and $10 from Oct. 25-27.

For more information, please call 250-667-0238.