Kurtis Vandervie

Kurtis Vandervie has been playing drums for 16 years and lives in Hamilton, Ont. He is currently studying music at Mohawk College, in their three year diploma program. He has played for many events such as the Little Shop of Horrors theatre show, and the TD Toronto Jazz Festival this past summer.

HIs favourite styles of music are gospel, Jazz, and funk. Some of his influences are Chris Colman and Larnell Lewis.

Kurtis’s Jazzology Playlist

  • “Hold’em Joe” – Sonny Rollins (1965)
  • “Higher Ground” – Stevie Wonder (2014)
  • “Night in Tunisia” – Mohawk Jazz Mix (2018)
  • “Lady Bird” – Mohawk Jazz MIx (2018)
  • “Chattanooga Choo Choo” – Glen Miller Orchestra (rel. 1983)
  • “Give Me The Simple Life” – Jamie Cullum (2007)
  • “Coconuts” – Larnell Kewis (2018)

Jazzology with Heather Bambrick can be heard Wednesdays at 9 pm.