Sheet Music



Greg Bush Quintet at the Flying Canoe Pub in Courtenay, BC

Thursday May 5th, 730pm

Greg Bush - trumpet, Dan Craven - saxophone, Patrick Courtin - piano, Steve Wallace - bass - Adam Robertson - drums.

Buwa at The Hatch pub in Tofino, BC

Friday May 13th. 830pm

Buwa - vocals, Al Murray - drums and Patrick Courtin - keyboard


Mahogany Swing Band (quintet) at the Nanaimo International Jazz Festival

Saturday April 16th, 7pm at the Shaw Auditorium (in the Vancouver Island Conference Center) in Nanaimo BC

Patrick Courtin - piano and clarinet / Simon Paterson - vocals / Matt Aasen - guitar / Andrew Cullen - upright bass / Al Murray - drums

(Double bill with the Marty Steele Band!)

CHAPTER 4 - From C to C to C - Collaboration, Creation and Community

Thursday March 31st, 730pm, both in-person and live-streamed at the Port Theatre in Nanaimo BC

With guest Artists: SacRED, Tina Biello, Orith Horwitz (Lady O), Joël A. Prévost, and Vibe Dancers

Accompanied by Chapters’ House Band: Patrick Courtin – Keyboards & Clarinet, Helena Jung – Cello, Al Murray – Drums & Accordion, Brad Shipley – Guitar, Banjo & Mandolin, Nico Rhodes – Piano, Artistic Director

Mahogany Swing Band (duo)

Friday March 25th, 830pm at the Hatch Waterfront Pub in Tofino, BC

Patrick Courtin - piano / Simon Paterson - vocals

Music of the Great American Songbook - swing tunes, ballads and more from the golden age of jazz.

CHAPTER 3 - One Breath, Many Voices

Wednesday Jan 25th 2022, 730pm at the Port Theatre in Nanaimo BC

Tickets (livestream and in-person) are FREE


Saturday Nov 27th 2021 at the Port Theatre in Nanaimo BC: with Culture in Motion: the Universal Language of Art, Chapter 2, Hosted by Nico Rhodes

The Skye Douglas Project (double bill with VIU Faculty Ensemble)

Thursday Dec 2nd, 7pm in Nanaimo BC. At the Malaspina Theatre at Vancouver Island University

Dean Boland, trumpet - Kenton Dick, sax+flute - Patrick Courtin, piano - Brian McMahon, bass - James McRae, drums.

Admission at the door by donation (cash only) all proceeds go to support flood victims in Abbotsford, BC.

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS - multiple shows, see below - a festive and fun concert for the whole family! Your favourite songs from the Charlie Brown Christmas Special - Holiday classics from Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole and more!

Friday Dec 17th and Saturday Dec 18th 2021, 7pm in Nanaimo, BC at the Unitarian Hall (595 Townsite Rd) AND Sunday Dec 19th 2021, 230pm in Parksville BC at Knox United Church (345 Pym St)

Simon Paterson, vocals / Patrick Courtin, piano / Andrew Cullen, upright bass / James McRae, drums / Dean Boland, trumpet

Sunday Dec 19th 2021, 730pm, in Comox, BC at the Little Red Church (2182 Comox Ave)

Simon Paterson, vocals / Patrick Courtin, piano / plus special guest vocalist Katy Bowen-Roberts