81 results for tag: Jazz

Bobby Shew Quartet with John Harmon

Legendary trumpet master Bobby Shew has played professionally for over 60 years. The list of artists he has worked with is truly astounding. Bobby played lead trumpet in the big bands of Tommy Dorsey, Maynard Ferguson, Benny Goodman, Woody Herman, and Buddy Rich. He played and/or recorded with the jazz combos of Carl Fontana, ... Read More

The Stone Frigate Big Band

For 22 years, the 18-piece Stone Frigate Big Band has been a mainstay of the Saskatchewan jazz scene. With yearly gigs at Danceland, The Bassment, and the Saskatchewan Jazz Festival, the band has developed a vast and accessible repertoire that includes swing, jazz, pop, and Latin standards. Robyn Knight is the band’s featured ... Read More

The Whiskey Jerks

Combine a bit of klezmer, a bit of jazz-schmazz, a bit of country, rock, and ska with a good honest prairie sound. Then throw some cocky lyrics and good story telling in the mix. What you end up with is the Whiskey Jerks’ debut album Neat. The Fabian Minnema Trio opens up the night with a set of feel-good original tunes. ... Read More

Gillian Sings Joni

Join vocalist Gillian Snider as she pays homage to the work of music icon Joni Mitchell. The night’s set list will include the well-loved songs that changed the face of folk music as well as the favourite jazz standards that Joni chose to record. Joining Gillian will be Kim Salkeld (piano), Adam Streisel (trumpet), Nevin ... Read More

Saskatoon Summer Players

The Summer Players are back with another afternoon of great songs and great singing. This matinee will feature songs from musicals that were made into Hollywood movies. Broadway Goes to the Movies will retain the fun cabaret-style of previous Summer Player shows at The Bassment. NO FREE PASSES Read More

Saskatoon Summer Players

The Summer Players are back with another night of great songs and great singing. This evening will feature songs from musicals that were made into Hollywood movies. Broadway Goes to the Movies will retain the fun cabaret-style of previous Summer Player shows at The Bassment. NO FREE PASSES Read More

The U of S Jazz Ensemble

Directed by Dean McNeill, the U of S Jazz Ensemble has released six CDs in its Bumper Crop series and has performed throughout Western Canada. The Ensemble plays jazz standards and original compositions and is comprised of music and non-music majors currently attending the U of S. Read More

Belle Plaine & Blake Berglund

Sweethearts, co-writers, and cribbage opponents, Belle Plaine and Blake Berglund merge their distinct styles: hers, a jazzy, 1940s swing approach, his, a classic twang. They are unpredictable, intelligent, and genuine, with chemistry and harmonies that keep eyes on stage and toes tapping. Think Johnny and June, with a touch of ... Read More

Jeff Presslaff

Piano Fridays is the perfect way to start your weekend – live piano with great food and drink. In town to perform with Dean McNeill's Prairie Fire Septet, Jeff Presslaff is an accomplished composer, trombonist, and pianist. Jeff sits down at the Yamaha S6 grand piano at 4:30 to play three 45 minute sets. Read More

Laila Biali CD Release

Having garnered world-wide recognition with gigs at the North Sea Jazz Festival, Tokyo’s Cotton Club, and Carnegie Hall, Canadian pianist and vocalist Laila Biali has also been honoured as home with awards as SOCAN Composer of the Year and Keyboardist of the Year at the National Jazz Awards. She has toured and/or recorded ... Read More