VIDEO: Jazz gig starts Bute’s musical year in style

Bute’s new musical year began in traditional fashion on Saturday with the annual New Year Jazz gig at the Victoria Hotel.

Joining Tim Saul (keyboards) and his regular bandmates Alec Mack (guitar), Paul McKay (bass) and David Gray (drums) at the musical curtain-raiser to 2016 were John Denman on vibraphones, Chris Clark on guitar, Robert Henderson on trumpet and Anna Harrison on vocals.

The Victoria Hotel hosted Bute's traditional New Year Jazz session on January 2.

The Victoria Hotel hosted Bute's traditional New Year Jazz session on January 2.

Here’s a short compilation of video clips from the session - next up for local jazz fans will be the Deke McGee Band, playing live in the next ‘Jazz at the Vic’ session on Sunday, February 7.