Steelin’ In The Years gathers together some of the most accomplished West Coast musicians, all of whom possess a common affection for the music of Steely Dan. Their revue features top-notch interpretations of favourite Steely Dan compositions, drawing material from virtually all their albums. It’s an extraordinary show, never failing to electrify and involve audiences! The buzz for Steelin’ keeps on growing!
Frontman and lead vocalist Billy Mendoza is also a well-known bassist on the West Coast. He has recorded and toured with country acts Suzanne Gitzi and Lynn Taylor Donovan, as well as recording Artist Phil Kuys, which led to a performance at the legendary Blue Bird Café in Nashville…read more.
Andreas Schuld is one of the most-recorded guitarists in Canada. He has performed on hundreds of albums by artists ranging from Grammy winners Raffi and Long John Baldry to Juno winners/nominees Susan Crowe, Bill Bourne, Kenny Wayne, Hans Stamer, Farmer’s Daughter, One Horse Blue,…read more
Wind-instrumentalist Geeta Das has been studying, performing, and teaching music nationally and internationally for over twenty years. Geeta has had the honour of performing with world renowned artists such as jazz trombonist Bill Watrous, Iranian/Persian pop star Mazyar Fallahi, Nickelback drummer Daniel Adair…read more
Talia Butler-Gray is a musician/teacher in Vancouver, B.C. She is currently attaining her Bachelors Degree in Jazz/Contemporary Vocals from the highly praised music program at Vancouver Community College. Ever a musical chameleon, …read more
In 1990 Bill’s quintet, “Creatures of Habit”, won the Grand Prix at the CBC-Alcan Jazz Competition in Montreal. He has recorded with such artists as Michael Buble, INXS, Jim Byrnes, K-os, Long John Baldry, Tower Of Power Horns, Divine Brown, Hard Rubber Orchestra, Powder Blues & VEJI…read more
Phil has played on records for Sony, WEA, Polygram, Universal, Nettwerk, EMI, Sparrow, Reunion and Word Records, the 2010 Winter Olympics, the 2011 IOC Arab Games, as well as many jingles and soundtracks. He has also played on video game music for NBA Live, Need For Speed Hot Pursuit 2,….read more
Debbie Low is a freelance musician and teacher working in the greater Vancouver area. She currently resides and teaches in Langley. Since graduating from Capilano University’s prestigious Jazz Studies Program with a Bachelor of Music, she has been actively pursing her love of performing and teaching music. Whether on the stage, in the studio or in the classroom, Debbie Low inspires joy and creativity.
Jason de Couto
Jason de Couto is a Vancouver-based musician focused primarily on piano and keyboards. One of the busiest keyboard players in the city, he works with a variety of musicians, ensembles, and multi-disciplinary artists in an array of styles and genres. He holds degrees from UBC, SFU and Capilano University,…read more
Dave Say is a well-respected and versatile saxophonist with rich soulful tones and powerful improvisation. His sound is inspired by likes of John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins, Gene Ammons, Joe Henderson, Michael Brecker and Stan Getz. He has been a professional musician for over 30 years…read more
Bass, Musical Director
Kerry’s work encompasses roles from bassist to producer to composer/arranger. Stylistically his experience ranges from jazz (Altered Laws) to rap (Sweatshop Union), pop/opera (The Tenors), jazz fusion (The New Noakes Quartet, Crash), country (k.d. lang), variety (Bob Hope, Leon Bibb,…read more