16 results for tag: Drums

The BMC Organ Trio

The BMC Organ Trio is a soul-jazz trio from Toronto focused on original interpretations of 1960s Hammond organ "Chitlin Circuit" soul jazz. Inspired by organist Jimmy Smith and guitarist Grant Green, the trio is co-led by three of Canada's leading instrumentalists and like-minded tone junkies in search of the perfect blend of ... Read More

Ernesto Cervini & Turboprop

With a sound recalling the hard swinging Jazz Messenger bands of Art Blakey, Ernesto Cervini and Turboprop are thrilled to be returning to one of their favourite clubs in the country. Innovative and electrifying, drummer Ernesto Cervini has energy to burn, whether radiating it from behind his kit or working on any number of ... Read More

Connor Newton Jazz Jam

Join Connor Newton and his quartet for an evening focussing 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. Sponsored by Lucky Bastard Distillers Read More

Harry Vetro’s Northern Ranger

Composer/drummer and recent graduate of the University of Toronto Jazz Studies Program, Harry Vetro has just released his debut album, Northern Ranger, a series of compositions inspired by the Canada 150 celebration and a Canada wide journey. With visits to various Canadian cities and the six Indigenous cultural areas of Canada ... Read More

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

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, ... 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