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JAZ’N’theViolin Concert Series returns for FALL 2023

The 2023 Fall Series – BEGINS October 1 — SEASON TICKETS are available HERE & NOW! AND WILL FEATURE a concert by Regina Carter AND Kenny Barron! SUNDAY Dec. 3 + 2 more concerts:

Blaine Dunaway – Oct. 1 with Miles Black, piano individual tics HERE

and – Kit Eakle’s DjangoSphere – Nov. 12 with Miles Black on multiple instruments

Individual tics HERE

PAST CONCERTS in this Series:

Jaz’N’theViolin – Oct. 23,2022 at Kay Meek Arts Centre’s McKuen Theatre

Lenny Solomon and his Hot Club All Stars – Nov. 13, 2022 at Kay Meek Arts Centre’s McKuen Theatre

Cameron Wilson and the BBC Trio with Bill Coon and Brent Gubbels – Jan. 15, 2023 at Kay Meek Arts Centre’s McKuen Theatre

Cameron Wilson and the BBC Trio with Bill Coon and Brent Gubbels – Jan. 22, 2023 at The Post Theatre in Nanaimo, BC

Kit Eakle’s Jaz’N’theViolin – Feb. 12, 2022 at Pyatt Hall in downtown Vancouver

Lache Cercel and his Roma Jazz Ensemble – March 19, 2023 at Pyatt Hall in downtown Vancouver

MADS TOLLING with TRIOLOGY – May 8, 2023 featuring: Miles Black – piano Bill Coon – guitar,Jodi Proznick – bass

Jazz Violin History & Jazz Violin Concert Series / Performing Groups: DjangoSphere & Jaz’N’theViolin / Publications / Lessons and Classes

find out MORE about the History of Jazz Violin at…

Discover the Artistry of Playing Jazz on the Violin

Kit Eakle’s ‘The History

of Violin Jazz’…


Kit Eakle’s performing



music of Thelonious Monk & Django Reinhardt

Performed in MANY combinations from solo to Quintet

Jazz’N’the Violin

THe Music of the Violin in Jazz

Eakle Bros Quartet

Flute player Matt Eakle & Violinist Brother KIT EAKLE

Kit EAkle’s


with Howard Alden…

Kit Eakle’s ‘DjangoSphere’ with Howard Alden

Kit Eakle’s ‘DjangoSphere’ recording with Guitar Great, Howard Alden. Don Bennett, bass; Rory Judge, drums. Recorded in 2018.

The original DjangoSphere CD with Kit Eakle, violin; Mark Holzinger, guitar; Alex Baum, bass; and John Waller drums. ORDER NOW





Kit Eakle is a teacher with 40 years of experience...

He is currently presenting a course on The History of Jazz Violin at West Vancouver Memorial Library. Register NOW at

He also teaches courses on

— The History of Jazz Violin and Black Violinists Matter;

— ‘What Makes It Jazz’ a course that explores the genre of Jazz and what is unique about it. What IS and ISN’T Jazz?

— Thelonious Monk – His Wisdom. Humour and Music


“Where words fail, music speaks.” — Hans Christian Andersen

“Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.” — Kahlil Gibran

“Where words leave off, music begins.” — Heinrich Heine

“Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies.” ― Edward Bulwer Lytton

“Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t.” ― Johnny Depp

“Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.” ― Confucius

“Music is the universal language of mankind.” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow