DJam Was D’end of D’season for D’Black Walnut, June 16th

On Friday, June 16, 2017, our final session before the summer break, started off with a feature set by DJam Jazz Combo.

The DJam Jazz Combo is more than just Jazz. They play a lively mix of Jazz, Blues, Latin, Pop and Originals. The Combo is comprised of David Maranta (Guitar and Vocals), Jeff Willmer(Alto Sax) and Mike VanDeHogan(Acoustic Bass). DJam plays regularly at the Kitchener Market, local galleries and outdoor venues.

The trio featuring Dave Maranta -Vocal and Guitar, Jeff Wilmer Tenor sax & Mike on stand–up bass. They have performed as part of our Open Stage before, but this time they did a 30 minute feature performance which was video recorded for release soon. We will let you know when, just as soon as we find out the release date.

Now we will take a 2 month break, with no Black Walnut Open Stage events until September 15th. On Friday, June 16th. Our feature performers were DJam Band, who were followed by a great list of open stage performers including a fist-ever appearance by a four piece group. The open stage performers were as follows:
1. Kathy King
2. Randy Ouillette
3. Tumpline Symphony – NEW
4. Don and Bob
5. Jakki Annerino
6. Anne and Gord
7. Doug Peterman
8. Scott Abrams
9. Wayne Cheater
10. Ron Hammar
11. Rebecca Niche & Kathy King

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