Welcome to the Groovin’ Hard Jazz Band website. Groovin’ Hard has been performing in Greater Victoria, BC, since the early 2000s, and for the past 5 years under the professional music direction of Joe Hatherill. Groovin’ Hard performs Jazz, Swing, Latin, and Big Band hits from the 1920s to the 2000s.
We are a standard 17 piece big band composed of two alto saxes, two tenor saxes, one baritone saxophone, four trumpets, four trombones and a four-member rhythm section consisting of piano, bass, guitar and drums. Groovin’ Hard also has two talented vocalists, Alf Small and Linda Billings.
Our members are from a wide range of backgrounds; a mixture of men and women from talented young high school students to experienced adults. We have one thing in common; a love of playing and sharing big band music. Groovin’ Hard plays regularly at the world famous Hermann’s Jazz Club. We have also played for dances and other functions at various venues in the Greater Victoria area.
If you are interested in hiring the band please Contact Us.