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7:30 PM, Dec. 21, 2019
at the Broadway Theatre

Make A Joyful Noise Meets A Charlie Brown Christmas

With special guests Tatrina Tai (Saskatoon) and Quinn Greene (Winnipeg)

Our Sponsors

Thank you all for joining the Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra this Christmas for jazzy holiday extravaganza. We’re thrilled that you found time in your busy holiday schedule to come let great jazz and a little bit of nostalgia carry you away.

Tonight the SJO will be joined by special guest artists Saskatoon’s Tatrina Tai & Edmonton’s Quinn Greene.

Note: if you would like to continue to support us (in addition to being here tonight), please click here to learn about donating the SJO

7:30 PM, Dec. 21, 2019
at the Broadway Theatre

Make A Joyful Noise Meets A Charlie Brown Christmas

With special guests Tatrina Tai (Saskatoon) and Quinn Greene (Winnipeg)

Our Sponsors

Thank you all for joining the Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra this Christmas for jazzy holiday extravaganza. We’re thrilled that you found time in your busy holiday schedule to come let great jazz and a little bit of nostalgia carry you away.

Tonight the SJO will be joined by special guest artists Saskatoon’s Tatrina Tai & Edmonton’s Quinn Greene.

Note: if you would like to continue to support us (in addition to being here tonight), please click here to learn about donating the SJO

Tatrina Tai

We’re thrilled to once again feature Saskatoon’s Tatrina Tai on stage at our December concert.

Since 1999, Tatrina has been capturing audiences across Saskatchewan with her smooth, sultry take on jazz. Having spent a lifetime surrounded by music and learning to play both the violin and piano, Tatrina discovered that she is most passionate at the microphone singing some of the most-loved jazz classics.

In just a few years, Tatrina has managed to take the local scene by storm. She’s had the pleasure of performing at a range of events from small, intimate house concerts to large festivals such as the Saskatchewan SaskTel Jazz Festival.

Quinn Greene

Joining us to help showcase A Charlie Brown Christmas, we’re joined by Winnipeg’s Quinn Greene.

Quinn is a 10 year veteran of the Winnipeg film industry, a theatre producer, and a prolific stage and screen performer.

From his wild roles in the Winnipeg Fringe’s five star hit ‘Rogue Cop’, to playing a booger in the children’s television series ‘Planet Echo’, to writing and hosting MTS: Stories From Home’s ‘Geekopolis’, Quinn revels in embodying the most ridiculous characters.

Recently, he has enjoyed major successes with his sketch comedy troupe H.U.N.K.S., including performing in the 2016 Vancouver Sketch Fest, the 2016 Montreal Sketch Fest, the 2016 Seattle Sketch Fest and more.

Tatrina Tai

We’re thrilled to once again feature Saskatoon’s Tatrina Tai on stage at our December concert.

Since 1999, Tatrina has been capturing audiences across Saskatchewan with her smooth, sultry take on jazz. Having spent a lifetime surrounded by music and learning to play both the violin and piano, Tatrina discovered that she is most passionate at the microphone singing some of the most-loved jazz classics.

In just a few years, Tatrina has managed to take the local scene by storm. She’s had the pleasure of performing at a range of events from small, intimate house concerts to large festivals such as the Saskatchewan SaskTel Jazz Festival.

Quinn Greene

Joining us to help showcase A Charlie Brown Christmas, we’re joined by Winnipeg’s Quinn Greene.

Quinn is a 10 year veteran of the Winnipeg film industry, a theatre producer, and a prolific stage and screen performer.

From his wild roles in the Winnipeg Fringe’s five star hit ‘Rogue Cop’, to playing a booger in the children’s television series ‘Planet Echo’, to writing and hosting MTS: Stories From Home’s ‘Geekopolis’, Quinn revels in embodying the most ridiculous characters.

Recently, he has enjoyed major successes with his sketch comedy troupe H.U.N.K.S., including performing in the 2016 Vancouver Sketch Fest, the 2016 Montreal Sketch Fest, the 2016 Seattle Sketch Fest and more.

Tonight's SJO Personnel

Alto 1
Connor Newton
Alto 2
Sarah Suchan
Tenor 1
Rory Lynch
Tenor 2
Sheldon Corbett
Bari
Nathan Degenhart
Trumpet 1/Artistic Director
Dean McNeill
Trumpet 2
Silas Friesen
Trumpet 3
TerryHeckman
Trumpet 4
Nick Fanner
Trumpet 5
Barrie Redford
Trombone 1
Dave Dick
Trombone 2
Don Schmidt
Trombone 3
Spencer Krips
Bass Trombone
Dawn McLean Belyk
Guitar
Graham Pritchard
Piano
Kim Salkeld
Bass
Emmett Fortosky
Drums
Graydon Crammer
Narrator
Quinn Greene
Vocals
Tatrina Tia

Tonight's SYJO Personnel

Adam Hendry Alto Sax
Myles Wright Alto Sax
Samuel Risling Alto Sax
Will Pahl Tenor Sax
Kai Gaboury Tenor Sax
Jason Main Tenor Sax
Marco Mai Bari Sax
Sam Boyd Trumpet
Liam McRorie Trumpet
Rochelle Wright Trumpet
Isaiah Shurmer Trumpet
Xavier St. Amand Trumpet
Brayden Johnson Trombone
Tim Yang Trombone
Kate Wright Trombone
Andrew Pittman Bass Trombone
Simon Jozic Vibraphone
Nathan Tran Piano
Isaac Reaser Bass
Max Agnew Drums

Tonight's Set List

Opening Remarks

SJO Set #1

  1. Greensleeves (comp. Traditional, arr. Oliver Nelson)
  2. Linus and Lucy (comp. Vince Gauraldi, arr. Tom Davis)
  3. Christmas is Coming (comp. Vince Gauraldi, arr. Mark Taylor)
  4. Skating (comp. Vince Guaraldi, arr. Paul Mutha)
  5. Christmas Time is Here (comp. Vince Guaraldi, arr. David Pugh)
  6. Little Drummer Boy ft. Tatrina Tai (comp. Harry Simeone, arr. Allan Gilliland)
  7. Fur Elise (comp. Ludwig von Beethoven, arr. Jeff Presslaff)
  8. Jingle Bells ft. Tatrina Tai (comp. James Pierpont, arr. John Clayton)
  9. Lo How A Rose Is A Blooming (comp. Michael Praetorius, arr. Bob Curnow)
  10. O Christmas Tree (comp. Ernst Anschütz, arr. Tom Kubis)
  11. Hark the Harold (comp. George Whitefield, arr. Rick Derosa)
  12. Christmas Song ft. Tatrina Tai (comp. Mel Tormé, arr. Allan Gilliland)
  13. (reprise) Linus and Lucy (comp. Vince Gauraldi, arr. Tom Davis)

=== Intermission ===

The Saskatoon Youth Jazz Orchestra dir. Nick Fanner

  1. That’s It! (comp. Benjamin Bela Jaffe, arr. P. Murtha)
  2. Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow! (comp. Jule Styne, arr. F. Comstock)
  3. Go Tell It On The Mountain (Traditional, arr. Andy Clark)

SJO Set 2

  1. You’re A Mean One Mr Grinch
  2. Sleigh Ride ft. Tatrina Tai
  3. What are you Doing New Years Eve ft. Tatrina Tai
  4. Frosty the Snowman ft. Tatrina Tai
  5. What Child is This (comp. William C. Dix, arr. Scott Arcangel)
  6. We Wish You A Merry Christmas (comp. English Traditional, arr. Tom Kubis)

Donate to the SJO

The SJO is kept alive by the support of jazz lovers and the members of our small but tightly-knit community here in Saskatoon.

We appreciate you coming to tonight’s show — ticket purchases are the number one way we keep the SJO alive. We are also grateful to all our sponsors for giving what they have to support what we do.

Every little bit helps. If you would like to continue to support the SJO outside of simply coming to our shows, you can donate directly to us using the form below. It’s simple and secure and you can do it from your phone, or your computer at home.

Thank you for all your support.

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