New music video and two upcoming shows! (Official Press Release)
I’ve been working on this for quite a long time now. As you can (hopefully) tell when you watch it, it was quite a big thing to organize. Thanks to everyone who drove, acted, or worked as crew for this video. I hope you enjoy it! If you do, please consider sharing the YouTube link to your Facebook friends and help spread this video to some new viewers.
(Vancouver, BC) – Nick La Riviere is a man of many talents! The Victoria-based musician is a composer, arranger, performer, singer, trombonist, band leader, bassist, AND conch shell player. He independently released his second album Another Time Around on July 24th and he’ll be coming to Vancouver to play a show in support of the album on Friday, November 6th at Pat’s Pub + Brewhouse (403 East Hastings Street). La Riviere will also be playing a show in Victoria at Hermann’s Jazz Club (753 View St.) on Tuesday, November 10th as part of the Jazz Festivals Canada Showcase (full details below). And to coincide with these 2 upcoming shows, La Riviere is pleased to announce the release of the brand new video for feature track‘Woohoo’.
Nick La Riviere released his debut album Too Much To Do in 2009. The jazz instrumental record featured La Riviere on trombone and conch shells, along with some amazing jazz players including: Ross Taggart (piano), Jodi Proznick (bass) and Jesse Cahill (drums). The album was well-received by music critics, including Jeremiah Sutherland at Island Jazz, who summed up the album like this: “If Nick La Riviere’s debut release Too Much to Do were a person, you’d want it sitting next to you on plane trip because it’s just so darn entertaining. The album is exuberant, multi-faceted, humorous, outgoing and just fun to be around.”
With the release of his 2nd album Another Time Around, Nick La Riviere plans to take the musical world by storm with his own unique brand of genre-bending music. This time with vocals. Every song on the album is original, with a blend of influences ranging from Sam Cooke to Jamiroquai to Ben Folds to Paul Simon. The album features a dizzying array of tempos, styles, and unexpected twists – all while driving forward with a cohesive unified sound. The feature track ‘Woohoo’ is a fun, engaging pop song that La Riviere co-wrote with Geoffrey Kelly from Spirit of The West. Watch the video for Woohoo here.
Don’t miss Nick La Riviere in Vancouver on Friday, November 6th at Pat’s Pub + Brewhouse and in Victoria on Tuesday, November 10th at Hermann’s Jazz Club in support of his new album Another Time Around. For a full listing of all upcoming tour dates, please visit nicklariviere.com.
The Nick La Riviere Band // Vancouver Show
When: Friday, November 6th
Where: Pat’s Pub + Brewhouse (403 East Hastings Street)
Opening Guest: Anita Eccleston
Showtime: 8:00 PM
Tickets: $15 at the door
The Nick La Riviere Band // Victoria Show
When: Tuesday, November 10th
Where: Hermann’s Jazz Club (753 View St., Victoria, BC)