Recently my septet was invited to perform on Galiano Island. We had a great time playing, and I put together a short video with clips of a couple songs – and of course the obligatory shots from my drone. AND my wife and I are off to New Orleans this
You’ve probably seen my trombone video of Jump by Van Halen, or my Professor Longhair mashup featuring conch shells, wine glasses, beer bottles, and more.. and there’s also my trombone version of La Vida Es Un Carnaval by salsa queen Celia Cruz…. well, today I’m putting out a brand new video in my quest
Coming up April 6th and 8th, my septet at Hermann’s and on Galiano Island, PLUS follow me on tour to Luxembourg!
The Nick La Riviere Septet Thursday, April 6th: Hermann’s Jazz Club Saturday, April 8th: Galiano Island On April 6th my septet will be playing at Hermann’s Jazz Club. The band features Brittany Iwanciwski and Ann Fraser on violins, Silvina Samuel-Lowden on cello, Chris Van Sickle on piano, Sean Drabitt on
I’m very happy to announce that I’ll be playing with The Paperboys for the Zeltik Festival in Dudelange, Luxembourg on March 11th. Yes, it’s a long way to go for a one-off gig, but I plan on making the most of it, with a trip to France the day after
Hi again everyone! First off, THANK YOU VERY MUCH to everyone who came out to Hermann’s last Friday for The Nick La Riviere Band. Thanks to all of you, we sold out. There was literally no way we could have had one more person in the room. So thanks! I
I need to remember to apologize to my neighbours for this one next time I see them – especially the ‘bass drum’ sound. Big Chief by Professor Longhair is a classic New Orleans tune with a very recognizable piano riff that many pianists have tackled. I wanted to give it
Happy New Year! I hope you’ve all had a great Christmas. I’ve kept myself incredibly busy, playing at least one gig per day (sometimes up to 3) steadily since December 1st. Among other shows, my regular gig at Butchart Gardens has kept me especially busy this season. Now that things
The HiFi is looking forward to our show tomorrow in support of Malawi.