19 results for tag: Acoustic Bass

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

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

The Slocan Ramblers

Rooted in the tradition, fearlessly creative, and possessing a bold, dynamic sound, The Slocan Ramblers have quickly become a bright light on the Canadian roots music scene. Returning for their fourth visit to The Bassment, the Ramblers have a well-earned reputation for energetic live shows, impeccable musicianship, and having ... Read More

Manuel Valera Trio

Grammy-nominated pianist and composer Manuel Valera was born and raised in Havana, Cuba. Well known on the New York City modern jazz scene, Manuel has garnered national American reviews and lent his talents as a pianist and composer to such notable artists as Arturo Sandoval, Paquito D’Rivera, Jeff Tain Watts, and Joel Frahm. ... Read More

Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys

Winners of the 2014 East Coast Music Award for Roots Traditional Group Recording of the Year, Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys serve up a neat balance of traditional tunes and well-crafted group originals. Exemplifying the term natural showman, Gordie MacKeeman is an ace fiddle player aptly nicknamed “crazy legs” for ... Read More

Andrew Collins Trio

Ground-breaking roots musician Andrew Collins has teamed up with multi-instrumentalists Mike Mezzatesta and James McEleney to create music that blurs the lines between bluegrass, jazz, old-time, folk, Celtic, and classical. The trio displays amazing versatility, trading off on mandolin, mandola, mandocello, fiddle, guitar, and ... Read More

Alex Goodman Quartet

In 2014 Alex Goodman became the first Canadian ever to win first prize (and the Audience Choice Award) at the Montreux Jazz Festival International Guitar Competition in Switzerland. Featuring some of the top talents in jazz today, the Alex Goodman Quartet plays original music and adaptations from a diverse group of composers ... Read More

Annie Lou

Songwriter, composer, and performer Annie Lou possesses a deeply felt connection to older folk music traditions. With guitar and banjo in hand, she has spent years chronicling the rural and urban life paths of Canada, writing songs to tell the tales of the hard-hit, hard-won victories of these working-class men and women. Annie ... Read More