Celebrated jazz artist bringing Christmas classics to Crofton

Award-winning Victoria-based jazz vocalist Maureen Washington is bringing the gift of Christmas to Crofton on Sunday, Dec. 13.

Award-winning Victoria-based jazz vocalist Maureen Washington is bringing the gift of Christmas to Crofton on Sunday, Dec. 13.

Named Black Canadian Award’s best jazz and soul artist last
year, she will sing selections from her Christmas Is CD, produced a year ago by her pianist and

collaborator, Karel Roessingh.

The duo will perform such seasonal favourites as Christmas Times is Here, O Holy Night and I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm, as well as a selection of vocals from the Great American Songbook.

Roessingh has just finished his role as leader of the trio in Lady Day at

Emerson’s Bar & Grill, which was performed at sold-out venues in Chemainus and Crofton.

Showtime on Sunday is from 2 to 5 p.m.

Admission is $10 per person.