10 results for tag: Alto Sax

Chris Wallace & the Blue Spirits Quintet

Originally from Saskatchewan, drummer Chris Wallace is back in his home province after nearly 25 years living and working in UK/Europe and Toronto. He's assembled an all-star band of prairie musicians for this very special night of music, paying tribute to the glory years of the legendary Blue Note jazz label. This is the music ... Read More

Benjamin Deschamps Quintet

Saxophonist and composer Benjamin Deschamps is well-known on the Canadian jazz scene for his first three critically acclaimed albums. Having played across Canada and in Europe, he returns with a new musical project called Augmented Reality, winner of Quebec’s Opus Award for Best Jazz Album in 2023. Inspired by jazz greats ... Read More

The Mark Godfrey Quintet

One of the most in demand musicians on the Toronto jazz scene, bassist and composer Mark Godfrey has worked Barbra Lica, Matt Dusk, and the Toronto Jazz Orchestra. Known for his strong sound and rhythmic presence on the acoustic and electric bass, his accolades include the 2019 Emerging Jazz Artist of the Year Award at the ... Read More

Ernesto Cervini & Turboprop

JUNO Award winner Ernesto Cervini is a sought-after drummer, composer, and bandleader and an influential presence on Canada’s modern jazz scene and beyond. He has documented his vision with the Ernesto Cervini Quartet (featuring Joel Frahm), the innovative sextet Turboprop, numerous co-led trio projects including MEM3, ... Read More

Trumpet Summit 2.0 – Dean McNeill and Brian O’Kane

Award-winning Canadian trumpeters Dean McNeill and Brian O’Kane join forces once again for what promises to be an exciting evening of jazz trumpet with special guest Greg Gatien (sax). This sextet is completed by award winning bassist Soren Nissan, Saskatchewan-based drummer Kyle Krysa and acclaimed guitarist Diogo Peixoto.... Read More

Harrison² featuring Mike Murley & Steve Wallace

Harrison² (pronounced Harrison squared) is a Toronto-based jazz quartet featuring up-and-coming instrumentalists Harry Vetro (drums) and Harrison Argatoff (sax), alongside Canadian jazz legends Mike Murley (sax) and Steve Wallace (bass). The quartet’s forthcoming release, Trout in Swimwear, is a collection of contrafacts ... Read More

John Roney & Tevet Sela

Band leaders Israeli-born alto saxophonist Tevet Sela and Canadian jazz pianist John Roney haved joined forces to share a musical vision. The 10 original compositions of their debut release, The River, explore the blending of musical cultures from the Middle East, Europe, and North America resulting in a sound that is truly ... Read More

Sundar Viswanathan & Avataar

A musical fusion of classical Indian music, modern jazz, Brazilian lyricism, electronica,atmospheric textures and ambiance, Javanese gamelan, and contemporary improvisation, Avataar is the brain child of saxophonist, flutist, bansurist, composer, and vocalist Sundar Viswanathan. Cleverly layered and cinematic in scope, the ... 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

Carn Davidson 9

A collaborative project between JUNO Award nominated artists trombonist William Carn and saxophonist Tara Davidson, the Carn Davidson 9 is a nine piece, ensemble that utilizes its seven horns as melodic and harmonic devices while being anchored by bass and drums. This chamber jazz ensemble provides an opportunity for Tara and ... Read More