Jilli Martini performs at the Royal Coachman’s Sunday jazz session March 2.

Jilli Martini performs at the Royal Coachman’s Sunday jazz session March 2.

Valley artist plays Coachman

Jilli Martini from the Comox Valley is next in line to play at the Royal Coachman's Sunday jazz sessions

Popular Comox Valley singer, Jilli Martini, is recognized for her ability to perform a broad range of styles and genres, from sultry blues, to rock ballads and everything in between.

This weekend, Martini is the latest to perform at the Royal Coachman’s Sunday jazz sessions.

Martini’s versatility as a vocalist, and the natural way she engages her audience has made her a local favourite.

She sets the room at ease with her relaxed style as she delivers each song with passion and conviction, captivating different musical tastes.

Martini often performs intimate acoustic gigs in various venues in and out of town. She is also the leader of the Jilli Martini Band, a high energy rock band guaranteed to fill the dance floor, primarily featuring favourite hits from the 70s and 80s, with some older and newer thrown in the mix.

On Sunday afternoon (March 2) at the Royal Coachman, Martini will be accompanied by her long-time, accomplished guitarist, Doug Biggs. She will also be accompanied by Blair Bentley on drums and percussion. For this performance, Martini’s eclectic selections are interpreted in acoustic versions. Listeners can expect to hear a mixed bag of old country, rock ballads, blues and pop from many eras. From Dolly Parton’s Jolene to Guns and Roses’ Sweet Child of Mine – acoustic style,there will be something for everyone.

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