Vibraphonist Marty Franklin and band perform at House of James in Abbotsford on Saturday, Sept. 28.

Vibraphonist Marty Franklin plays jazz, blues and more

Show on Saturday, Sept. 28 at House of James in Abbotsford

World-renowned vibraphonist Marty Franklin and band return to the House of James coffeehouse in Abbotsford on Saturday, Sept. 28.

The concert begins at 7 p.m. The group previously performed at House of James (2743 Emerson St.) in January and April of this year.

The band consists of Franklin on vibraphone and keyboards, Matt Skepasts on drums and Steve Johnston on bass.

They will present an evening of jazz standards, funky blues, and Latin jazz.

Their vast repertoire includes Wonder Why by Milt Jackson, Amando’s Rhumba by Chic Corea and an original tune called Latin Caper.

Franklin, 82, has played with some of the world’s best jazz performers. He now resides in Abbotsford and loves to bring his unique style to the community.

Admission is a suggested donation of $10 at the door. Visit for more information.

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