The Cools, at Earl Grey Community Club, Winnipeg 1955-56 Back:L to R : Duncan Smeaton, unknown father, Dave Young (guitar) Murray Bailey (drums) Victor Davies (piano) Front: L to R: Greg Brownell (guitar) John Tanner (guitar) Frank Stark (clarinet) Gary Robertson,
Jerry Lavallee (alto) Ron Bridges (clarinet) Bob Machacek (Tenor) Standing: Jim Cowan (trumpet) Gary Okopski (trumpet)
The Cools, YMCA dance, Winnipeg 58- 59 L to R: Victor Davies (conducting) Front: Martin Pollack (alto), Bob Machacek (tenor) Barry O’Hara (alto) Back: Steve Pokalinski (trumpet) rest unknown
Vic Davies Big Band (rehearsal), Conrad Conservatory Winnipeg 57-58 Victor Davies (piano, leader on R) Reg Kelln (drums) Saxes L to R: Martin Pollack(bari), Barry O’Hara (alto) Al Mann (clarinet) Unknown (tenor) Unknown (tenor) Back row Rod Johnston (trombone) rest(unknown)
The Vic Davies Orchestra Friday night dance University of Manitoba Alumni Hall 58-59 L to R: Victor Davies (piano, leader) Hans Reidler (bass) George Moore (drums) Brian Cavanagh (trumpet) Barry O’Hara (alto) Dave Young (guitar) Howard Hicks (bongos)
The Vic Davies Orchestra Saturday night dance University of Manitoba UMSU 58-59 L to R: Victor Davies (piano-leader) Casey Bialek (bass), George Moore (drums) Brian Cavanagh (trumpet) Barry O’Hara (alto) Harry Browning (tenor), Howard Hicks (bongos)
Vic Davies Jazz Ensemble 68/69 L to R: Bill Brant (trombone), Ed Philip (teno-/oboe) Dave Stubbs (alto-flute) Billy Graham (drums) Frank Burke (trumpet), Dave Drew (bass) Front: Victor Davies piano, leader, composer. Photo Elizabeth Ross
A full length operetta in two acts based on the play The Importance Of Being Ernest by Oscar Wilde.
Libretto: Eugene Benson.
Premiere: Toronto Operetta Theatre, February 22, 23, 24, 2008.
Jeffrey Huard, conductor.
Guillermo Silva-Marin, director and producer.
LADY BRACKNELL. (Low Mezzo) A most formidable lady, and in her early fifties.
GWENDOLEN. (High Mezzo) About 23, Lady Bracknell’s daughter
CECILY. (Coloratura ... ”Read