Blue Tonic (trio)

Special Event: Blue Tonic Jazz (with special guest Jen Hodge)
The Sid Williams Theatre *click here for $12 Livestream access  (live audiences suspended for now)*
in Courtenay, BC, Thursday, 26 November, 2020,  730pm

Press Release:
Blue Tonic always delivers a dynamic musical performance, keeping their audience entertained with a wide variety of jazz styles and popular tunes done with their own eclectic pulse.  The band features Ralph Barrat on piano and vocals, Jen Hodge on stand-up bass and vocals, Rachel Cooper on saxophone & clarinet, and Mike Berman on drums. Performing their own arrangements of songs that range from Frank Sinatra to Jefferson Airplane, the unique talent of this Comox Valley-based ensemble is guaranteed to satisfy a wide assortment of musical appetites!L-R: Jen Hodge, Ralph Barrat, Rachel Cooper, Mike Berman

Blue Tonic:

Blue Tonic is a jazz trio from the Comox Valley featuring Ralph Barrat (keys & vocals), John Hyde (bass), and Mike Berman (drums). We cover a wide variety of jazz styles as well as popular tunes done with our own eclectic pulse. Perfect for any event, large or small, and, we can adjust our size and add special guests to fit the occasion! Click here for our Blue Tonic Facebook page.


Check out our sampler below which includes a Beatles classic, as well as swing, waltz, ballad, blues and latin standards recorded live in a studio. NOTE: our bassist is now renowned Canadian bassist John Hyde (not in sampler).

So put in those ear buds or crank up the sound system!!!

Video sampler of Blue Tonic live in the studio -2018

Photos – 2018 ↓


Jazz Trio available for bookings now! Find us on Facebook

Or contact Ralph!