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Charlene Diehl


Articles by Charlene Diehl

January/February 2017: Warren Wolf  -  [ straight up ]

Warren Wolf: Leading the Pack

Winnipeg audiences are in for a treat this February 18 when vibraphonist Warren Wolf takes his place on the stage at the West End Cultural Centre as part of Steve Kirby’s Oceanic Jazz Orchestra. Wolf is one of the leading voices on the vibes, with three recordings as a leader on the Mack Avenue label—Warren […]

brilliant corners  -  [ January/February 2017: Warren Wolf ]

Paying the Rent!

On November 18, Winnipeggers packed the Park Theatre for Rent Party 7, a celebration of dig! magazine’s twelfth birthday! The lobby was alive with people getting their pictures taken, making strategic efforts to win prizes at the rainbow auction table, and enjoying music performed by Marc Tugby, Max Osawa, Chenoa McKelvey, and friends. This year, […]

brilliant corners  -  [ January/February 2017: Warren Wolf ]

Nu Sounds: Winnipeg’s Jazz Adventurers

Jazz Winnipeg is rolling out its tenth season of Nu Sounds, a lively series featuring Manitoba musicians venturing into new territory.  The season opens on Sunday, January 15, with a performance by guitarist, singer, and composer Marco Castillo. With countless performances in cafés and festivals, and a couple of CDs as a leader, Marco has […]

brilliant corners  -  [ January/February 2017: Warren Wolf ]

Michael Petkau Falk: Stepping Up

Last issue we shared some memories of Jazz Winnipeg’s long-time Executive Producer Paul Nolin. With this issue, we’re happy to introduce you to Michael Petkau Falk, the organization’s new Artistic Director. You might know Mike from his time fronting the popular Winnipeg indie band Les Jupes, or his period as Artistic Director of the West […]

home cookin'  -  [ January/February 2017: Warren Wolf ]

Kyle Zavitz

Pianist Kyle Zavitz is a relative newcomer on the Winnipeg jazz scene. He grew up in a musical household in Ottawa and started playing the piano when he was just a kid, but it wasn’t until he was nineteen and a friend sent him tunes from Herbie Hancock’s pop-centric collaboration album Possibilities that he got […]

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