Class Act Music Productions



Background Music

The ensembles below are a wonderful addition to any event that would benefit from the classy ambience that beautiful instrumental music creates. Drawing from the best classic jazz repertoire, Janice Finlay meticulously programs musical selections to provide the perfect mix of charm and energy that encourages your guests to relax and enjoy themselves.

Clients are welcome to choose from a jazz duo, trio or quartet based on the size of their gathering, venue, budget and the intent of the event.

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JAZZ DUO: Features Janice Finlay performing on saxophone, flute and - by request - clarinet, accompanied by piano or guitar. Perfect for truly intimate gatherings.

JAZZ TRIO: The addition of a bassist to the duo creates a combination that fits well in most settings.

JAZZ QUARTET: Adding drums rounds out the trio and increases the  energy and musical presence of the group. This size of group is particularly appropriate for larger corporate or private receptions, concerts and special presentations.

Past clients have included Strauss Event & Association Management; TetraTech client appreciation evening; Unique Events: BOMA awards luncheon; Manitoba Lotteries Casinos - brunch music, music for V.I.P. client receptions, Mothers Day dining and others; Red River College; The Winnipeg Winter Club, numerous bridal couples and many more.


The Janice Finlay Jazz Quartet

Janice Finlay's Hardbop Herd

The Swing Cats