TRIOLOGY - Jazz at the Griff

September 22 7:30 to 9:30 pm

The Jazz at the Griff series, presented by Trail & District Arts Council, brings you Triology.

Triology is a supergroup of award-winning Canadian jazz musicians - Jodi Proznick on bass, Miles Black on piano and Bill Coon on guitar, who have joined forces to form one of Canada's finest jazz trios. All three members have won numerous accolades over the years including JUNO nominations, National Jazz Awards, Galaxie Rising Star Awards and Western Canadian Music Awards, and have shared the stage with jazz stars such as Lewis Nash, George Coleman, David Fathead Newman, Ed Thigpen, Clark Terry, Max Roach, and Harry “Sweets” Edison.

Formed in 2008 and fashioned after the great early jazz trios of Nat King Cole and Oscar Peterson, they will be performing wonderful impromptu arrangements of classic standards and original tunes. This is a show you don’t want to miss.

Bill Coon is an amazing and fluid guitarist, originally from Montreal, Bill has over 25 years professional experience. He has worked with many jazz greats, including Jimmy Heath, Eddie Daniels, and Dr. Lonnie Smith.

Jodi Proznick is an award-winning bassist and has become one of Canada’s “top call” artists. Jodi leads her own quartet and is a member of many other amazing jazz ensembles, such as the Tilden Webb Trio and the Oliver Gannon Quartet. Some of the legendary talents she has accompanied: Lewis Nash, George Coleman, David Fathead Newman, Ed Thigpen, Charles McPherson, Mark Murphy and Sheila Jordan. Miles Black has over 30 years’ experience and is a highly accomplished pianist and composer, who has performed worldwide and recorded extensively. Miles has worked with many jazz greats, including Max Roach, Lew Tabackin, Houston Person and Harry “Sweets” Edison.

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"... when you’ve got a bassist as strong as Proznick, drummers are definitely optional." ~ Alexander Varty, The Georgia Straight

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Single tickets are $22.

Or buy a 6-show series pass for Jazz at the Griff is only $107. Limited availability. Get your pass now!

All tickets available online at, by phone at 250-368-9669, and in person at the Bailey Box Office at 1501 Cedar Ave., Trail.

Other shows in the Jazz at The Griff series include:

FRACTAL JAZZ: Thursday, November 17, 7:30 pm, The Griff: Fractal Jazz is a Kootenay-based instrumental jazz group playing standards, ballads, cookin’ bebop tunes and original compositions. With influences spanning multiple jazz styles, the band guarantees a unique musical experience with every performance. The band includes Daralyn Fox (trumpet), Mike Rud (guitar), Doug Stephenson (bass), and Steven Parish (drums).

RICK LINGARD QUARTET, Thursday, January 12, 7:30 pm, The Griff: The Rick Lingard Quartet features Rick Lingard as lead vocalist and saxophonist, Juno award-winner Mike Rud on guitar, Tony Ferraro on drums, and Doug Stephenson on bass. The band’s members have played with great artists both locally and internationally.

LAURA LANDSBERG QUINTET: Thursday, February 9, 7:30 pm, The Griff - Laura Landsberg has a versatile voice that makes classics new with a simple twist. Laura will be joined by Dave Restivo, an award-winning pianist and composer, guitarist Paul Landsberg, Rob Fahie on Bass, and Steven Parish on Drums, as they invite you to"Come Fly with Me" with an evening of music from the great American songbook to re-imagined versions of contemporary songs, focusing on destinations worldwide.

MELODY DIACHUN QUARTET: Thursday, March 16, 7:30 pm, The Griff: Melody Diachun is a JUNO and National Jazz Award nominated vocalist and songwriter with her own sound, style, and approach to creating new music. Joining her in The Melody Diachun Quartet are award-winning pianist and composer David Restivo, guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and producer Doug Stephenson, and celebrated drummer Tony Ferraro.

ANDREA SUPERSTEIN: OH MOTHER - Thursday, May 18, 7:30 pm, Bailey Theatre: Andrea Superstein’s new show, OH MOTHER, is a multimedia tour de force inspired by real life stories of motherhood. Andrea’s powerful vocals are accompanied by breathtaking videos with heartfelt imagery.

The Jazz at the Griff series is made possible thanks to funding from McEwan Law, BC Arts Council, BC Touring Council, the Government of Canada, and Tourism South Kootenay. We also gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.

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Town: Rossland, BC
Venue: Muriel Griffiths Room at The Bailey Theatre
Address: 1501 Cedar Avenue, Trail