Kris Jay Trio

House Concert — February 9, 2020


The Kris Jay Trio will add a drummer to the group for this intimate performance of jazz standards and originals.

During this afternoon concert in Delta you will hear the styles of Swing, Cool, Bop, Latin, and Pop/Jazz, with some ballads to complete the mix. A few vocal tunes will also be performed. Composers include — Miles Davis, Erroll Garner, Gerry Mulligan, W.C. Handy, Horace Silver, Jerome Kern, Richard Rodgers, Benny Carter, and three originals by Kris.

Kris (Jay) Bowerman, trombone/vocals; Stephen Robb, piano/clarinet; Michael Wagler, bass; Elliot Polsky, drums.

Below is a link to the Facebook event page for detailed information:

Taiwanese Canadian Cultural Festival - July 14, 2019


KRIS JAY TRIO + 1 — with added guest drummer, Elliot Polsky.

Stephen Robb on keyboards, and Michael Wagler on bass.

We had an incredible experience playing at the festival. The audience loved us! They were appreciative of, and responsive to the music.

Miles Davis according to Herbie Hancock


Miles Davis according to Herbie Hancock

Video from CB2 in Vancouver

The Trio at CB2 in Vancouver


The trio at CB2 on Robson Street in Vancouver


Wedding Reception


The trio at a wedding reception in Vancouver, playing Autumn Leaves.

Long, Long Table


Here is the trio playing Summertime at the 5-course meal called Long, Long Table, outside at Civic Plaza in Surrey, in June. Perfect weather for the event! We had a wonderful time playing for the diners. And was that table LONG!


House Concert Video


Here is a video of Footprints from our House Concert a few weeks ago.

House Concert: Sunday, February 18, 2018


The Kris Jay Trio is pleased to announce we will be performing at a house concert in Tsawwassen, BC on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 3pm.

Below is a video of the group of musicians who will be performing:

Kris Jay Bowerman, trombone, vocals; Stephen Robb, piano; John Walsh; bass.

Special Guest: vocalist/songwriter, Lark Bowerman.


Lark Bowerman

Contact: for ticket information.

Phone: 604-943-8568 or 604-299-8568

71 Diefenbaker Wynd, Tsawwassen, BC

On Facebook:

Note from the host of the concert:

This concert will cost $20 per person and I will supply sparkling water for you to enjoy. I am asking everyone to bring what they would like to drink and an appetizer to share. If you would prefer not to prepare an appetizer, I would like to offer the option of contributing $5.00. I will use this money to order a platter of snacks for us to enjoy. If you choose to do this, could you please let me now when you reply, so that I will know who much money I will have to spend.

At the Beach House


Kris Jay Trio playing a wedding at the The Beach House in West Vancouver.

Kris Jay Trio

Vancouver Art Gallery


Here are a couple photos from our recent performance at the Vancouver Art Gallery, playing for Assante Wealth Management's Client Appreciation Event.Vancouver Art GalleryVancouver Art Gallery2

At the Wolf & Hound


Here's the trio at the Wolf & Hound this last Wednesday.

Andy Stack on guitar and Michael Wagler on bass.

Wolf & Hound - January 4, 2017




Marine Gateway


Here are a couple photos of the Trio at Marine Gateway playing for a reception for the architects and staff of Perkins + Will, the designers of the project.P+WP+W2


Last Week at the Wolf & Hound


Here is the trio playing 'Bye Bye Blackbird' with Kris singing lead vocal and his wife, a special guest, singing harmony. What a wonderful night it was!

Kris Jay Trio w/Lark

Wolf and Hound — July 20th


Join us this coming Wednesday at the Wolf and Hound!

July '16

Easter Seals Regatta


Easter Regatta

Had a great time aboard the Royal Vancouver Yacht playing for the Easter Seals Regatta yesterday.

Wolf and Hound


The trio will be performing for the diners of Wolf and Hound, Irish Restaurant/Pub, in Vancouver.

• Wednesday, May 4th, 7:00 - 9:45 pm
• Wednesday, May 18th, 7:00 - 9:45pm

I hope you can join us!

Kris Jay

Kris Jay Trio covers the gamit


From a wedding, to a retirement/birthday party, to a corporate reception, to a one-year-old birthday party, Kris Jay Trio has been playing for varied and sometimes surprising (a one-year-old birthday party? Actually, it was wonderful to play for!) events, and enjoying people enjoying themselves. Below is a small taste of a recent gig we played.

Until next time...

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