29 results for tag: Acoustic Bass

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

Twangfest: The Lost Highway Navigators, The Old Time Band, & The Local Group

The Lost Highway Navigators deliver a classic country sound of original honky-tonk tunes about loving, hurting, drinking, and flirting. Led by songwriter Patton MacLean (guitar, harmonica, and vocals), the band includes Jay Metheral (bass), Gillian Snider (accordion and vocals), Jody Giesbrecht (pedal steel), James Steele ... 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

Katie Thiroux

Following her prodigious beginnings on the bass at age eight and studies under renowned vocalist Tierney Sutton at 12, Katie Thiroux was mentored by legendary bassist John Clayton and awarded a full scholarship to the prestigious Berklee College of Music. Her 2015 debut release as a band leader, Introducing Katie Thiroux, ... 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

Mike Downes Quartet

Toronto bassist Mike Downes has assembled an all-star quartet featuring his fellow instructors from Humber College. JUNO Award-winning pianist Robi Botos is one of Canada’s most in-demand musicians. JUNO Award-winning guitarist Ted Quinlan has performed with jazz legends Chet Baker, Jimmy Smith, Joey DeFrancesco, and Michael ... Read More

Canadian Fiddle Revue

Although our January fiddle show has a new name – Canadian Fiddle Revue – you can still expect to hear a highly entertaining show featuring some of the best fiddle musicians and some of the best fiddle tunes in the land. While dedicated to the musical roots of the fiddle reportoire, the Canadian Fiddle Revue also embraces ... 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

Raine Hamilton

Back for her third visit to The Bassment, Raine Hamilton creates music that tips between the earthly and the otherworldly; it is anchored in relatable lived experience, while reaching into the space just beyond. Her ethereal voice and lyrics written in English and French are at the forefront of these powerful and relatable ... Read More