Blue Spirits @ Halifax Jazz Fest - Free Show!

Saturday July 15 @ Hydrostone Park

With our debut album hot off the presses, we're stoked to be part of the Halifax Jazz Festival this year! Soak up the sunshine (fingers crossed!) and enjoy a FREE show at Hydrostone Park on Saturday! 

Blue Spirits kicks off a full afternoon of music at Hydrostone Park. Stick around for Lazeez at 2pm, The Blue Lane at 3pm, and Arrythmia at 4pm!

Fronted by trumpeter/vocalist Paul St-Amand, Blue Spirits sounds like an updated spin on Chet Baker, blending cool jazz, bop, blues, funk, and hip hop into a soulful stew. Formed in 2016, the ensemble has been active on the Halifax jazz circuit, collaborating with artists like Andrew Jackson, Silvio Pupo, Zoe Leger, and Carolyn Curry. In addition to skillful interpretations of standards, Blue Spirits performs an exciting set of original jazz music. In addition to Baker, notable influences include Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Gerry Mulligan, Roy Hargrove, Robert Glasper, and Dave Holland.

Blue Spirits is Paul St-Amand (trumpet, flugelhorn & vocals), James Shaw (saxophone), Ross Avey (guitar), Matt MacLennan (electric & upright bass), and Brendan Melchin (drums).