38 results for tag: Acoustic Bass

The Local Group

Taking its name from the cluster of galaxies containing the Milky Way, the Local Group plays music of astronomical proportions. With roots in rural Saskatchewan and Australia, the quartet puts a unique spin on traditional acoustic music, including bluegrass, Celtic, classic country, and Canadiana. Spotlighting hot banjo, ... Read More

Farrugia & Frahm Quartet

Canadian jazz pianist Adrean Farrugia and American tenor saxophonist Joel Frahm first met in 2009 and simpatico developed immediately, both playful and, at times, fierce. Adrean is an instructor at Mohawk College and an in-demand sideman on the Toronto scene having played with Ernie Watts, Larry Carlton, Tom Scott, and Matt ... Read More

Canadian Fiddle Revue

While dedicated to the musical roots of the fiddle repertoire, the Canadian Fiddle Revue also embraces the new fiddle music destined to become part of the tradition. The Revue showcases the talents of perennial favourites J.J. Guy, Daniel Koulack, Troy MacGillivray, and Gordon Stobbe. This year’s featured performers are ... 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. Sponsored by LB Distillers Read More

The Avi Granite 6

Toronto’s neo-jazz ensemble the Avi Granite 6 performs the music of guitarist and composer Avi Granite. Touring to promote its latest recording, Orbit, the group’s sound is a cultural tapestry, exploring original compositions through fierce improvisations that bridge film music and the modern jazz tradition. Avi is joined ... 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

The Lonesome Ace Stringband

The Lonesome Ace Stringband brings grit, skill, and abandon to old-time Appalachian folk songs and fiddle/banjo tunes. Band members Chris Coole (banjo), John Showman (fiddle), and Max Heineman (bass) share a deep respect for the roots of the music, a keen sense of innovation to the performance and material, and a passion for ... Read More

Amos Hoffman & Noam Lemish Quartet

For years, guitarist Amos Hoffman and pianist Noam Lemish have been collecting Jewish melodies from around the world. With a varied set list of songs of Kurdish, Yemenite, Moroccan, Ladino, Russian, and Israeli origin, the quartet’s vibrant arrangements have created in an inspired blend of cultures. Amos and Noam’s have ... Read More

The Larry Fuller Trio

Acclaimed jazz pianist, band leader, and clinician Larry Fuller is known to "swing like a beast!". The recipient of consistent praise for his emotive, swinging style, monstrous technique, and program versatility, Larry’s resume includes time spent with a who’s who of jazz: Ray Brown, John Legend, John Pizzarelli, Clark ... Read More

Silas Friesen Quartet Jazz Jam

Join Silas Friesen 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