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2022 Jazz festival tear down shift day 4, July 7th, 2022

The day 4 crew consisted of: Jean Messier, Guy Tauvette, Doug Thompson, Guy Larocque, Taylor Morey, Adrian Raghuandan and Tomo Iwasawa. Our task today, tear down the SA 80 Main stage tent. Our tent is lonely but will get a … Continue reading

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2022 Jazz festival tear-down shift day 3, July 6th, 2022

The day 3 crew was a small crew.  Jean Messier, Will Brodie, Guy Tauvette and Doug Thompson.  Unfortunately, Guy Larocque could not join us due to a small injury. The plan today was to finish packing the backstage gear and … Continue reading

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2022 Jazz festival tear-down shift day 2, July 5th, 2022

The day 2 crew included Don Douglas, Jennifer Barkley, Jean Messier, Ray Angers, Tomo Iwasawa, Kent Johnston, Guy Larocque, Will Brodie, Guy Tauvette and Doug Thompson.  Unfortunately, Vaughn Hall could not join us. The plan today was to keep cleaning … Continue reading

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2022 Jazz festival tear-down shift day 1, July 4th, 2022

2022 Jazz festival teardown shift day 1, July 7th, 2022 Today was a great day, and we got a lot accomplished. Thank you Riek for coming in and cleaning up the cabinets.  After two years in storage, it was long … Continue reading

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Packing up and saying goodbyes

Today was the first of several days for packing up the stages. The team worked hard to take down the lighting gear and packing it up. They also took apart the various things that we do at the beginning of … Continue reading

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Day 10 at the main stage

Today we had two shows. One was a traditional jazz setup: Piano, Bass, Drums and Sax. The other had mostly the same instruments but had two large drum sets so needed a very large drum riser. Luckily we had 2 … Continue reading

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Day 9 on the main stage

Today we had two fairly big setups and two managers who were great to work with. And the music was worth it. We left a lot of instruments on stage behind the first show so they had to be draped, … Continue reading

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2022 Volunteer Party

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Day 7 on the main stage

Today started with both back line people having personal issues and having to be off site, luckily not at the same time. But both were unexpected and unplanned so that complicated things. Then the first sound check band had a … Continue reading

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Missing Henry

Every day of the festival, we miss Henry more and more. Yesterday was really hard. Henry taught us how to set up a big band, and we had one. He built the boxers to hold the riser legs . Cleverly, … Continue reading

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