93 results for tag: Jazz

Heidi Munro & The RealGroovyBand

Award-winning vocalist Heidi Munro is one of the hardest working and most versatile entertainers in Western Canada. Possessing a gutsy, soulful vocal style, her influences include R&B, blues, country, rock, and jazz. Heidi will be performing selections from her new CD and will be accompanied by Rich McFarlane (guitar), Kim ... 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

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

Jessica Robinson Sings Eva Cassidy

Since her untimely passing in 1996, singer Eva Cassidy’s reputation as one of the greatest interpreters of jazz, blues, folk, gospel, country, rock, and pop songs has grown steadily. Eva’s ability to fashion incredibly beautiful and unique arrangements has created a legacy that lives on in the hearts of her followers. One ... Read More

Amina Figarova Sextet

Composer, pianist, and world-class bandleader Amina Figarova returns with her sextet to perform selections drawn from an impressive discography of 12 recordings. A powerhouse ensemble recognized for bringing Figarova’s lush and detailed arrangements to life with a remarkable chemistry, the sextet includes Alex Pope Norris ... Read More

Wes Froese

Piano Fridays is the perfect way to start your weekend – live piano with great food and drink. Performer, composer, and music educator Wes Froese has a wealth of experience playing classical, blues, and jazz. Wes sits down at the Yamaha S6 grand piano at 4:30 to play three 45 minute sets. No Cover! Read More

Ryan McNally Trio

Raised in rural Quebec, south of Montreal along the U.S. border, Ryan McNally began pursuing music at the age of 10 when he first picked up the guitar. Fast forward to the present and Ryan can't be kept off Canadian stages as he continues to pursue his passion for studying acoustic traditional blues, jazz, and old-time music. ... 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

Joel Grundahl Trio

With a set list of original and cover jazz-fusion compositions, the Joel Grundahl Trio melds jazz with modern music, all the while embracing creativity and improvisation and striving to carry the fusion torch forward. Percussionist/composer Kyle Krysa and Distant Conversation plays the opening set with a set of Krysa’s ... 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