25 results for tag: Acoustic Bass

The Dime Notes

Digging way, way back into the blues-drenched sounds of clarinet-driven 1920’s New Orleans jazz, the Dime Notes have unearthed a repertoire of stomps, blues, and forgotten gems of the era of Johnny Dodds, Jelly Roll Morton, and Louis Armstrong. The Dime Notes present a fresh take on a timeless style, emphasizing the propuls... Read More

Bob Brough Quartet

Throughout several decades, tenor saxophonist Bob Brough has been a mainstay of the Toronto music scene as a leader, sideman, and composer. During the ‘80s he performed on two JUNO-nominated Time Warp CDs, and in 2003, released his own first CD, A Decade of Favorites. He released his second CD Like a Spring Day with his Bob ... Read More

Raine Hamilton

Back for her third visit to The Bassment, Raine Hamilton creates music that tips between the earthly and the otherworldly; it is anchored in relatable lived experience, while reaching into the space just beyond. Her ethereal voice and lyrics written in English and French are at the forefront of these powerful and relatable ... Read More

The Cory Weeds Quartet

A saxophonist with an expressive sound rooted in jazz tradition, Cory Weeds has released 14 recordings as a leader on Cellar Live, the label that he founded in 2000. His most recent release Explosion features Weeds fronting a 10-piece big band. His release It’s Easy To Remember, recorded with David Hazeltine in 2016, spent ... Read More

Silas Friesen Jazz Jam

Silas Friesen and his quartet for an evening that focuses on the art of improvising. If you sing or play an instrument, come on down to the club to work on your improv skills in a safe and welcoming environment. Read More

Kristian Braathen Trio

The sound of the Kristian Braathen Trio is based around great feel and interesting arrangements. Since the release his debut album, Tempus Fugit, Kristian continues to develop both as a drummer and as a composer/arranger. Influenced by the classic piano trios of Ray Brown and Bill Charlap, this trio also features Nick Peck ... Read More

Rory Lynch Jazz Jam

Rory Lynch and his quartet for an evening that focuses on the art of improvising. If you sing or play an instrument, come on down to the club to work on your improv skills in a safe and welcoming environment. Read More

Florian Hoefner and Subtone

Raised in Germany, trained in New York City, and now based in St. John’s, jazz pianist and composer, Florian Hoefner returns to The Bassment, this time performing with the German jazz collective Subtone. Formed in 2005 in Berlin and standing at the forefront of today’s young, innovative jazz ensembles, the quintet has ... Read More

Quartango: The Golden Era

Pulsating with new energy and eclectic ideas, Quartango dusts off tango standards to create an explosive mix of virtuosity, musicality, elegance, sensuality, and humour. Composed of four highly accomplished musicians who are bound by their shared passion for the tango and an unceasing desire to make a close connection with ... Read More

Steve Dawson’s Travelling Roadshow Revue

A native of Vancouver, but currently working as a solo artist, sideman, and record producer in Nashville, Steve Dawson has forged an impressive career, full of highlights and awards. Founder of Black Hen Artists and owner/producer of Nashville’s Henhouse Studio, Steve has assembled another all-star cast of blues and roots ... Read More