54 results for tag: Guitar

Fernanda Cunha

Making her third visit to Saskatoon, Brazilian singer Fernanda Cunha performs contemporary and traditional Latin compositions. Rising out of the rich, Brazilian jazz scene, she has toured North America and Europe many times, winning fans for her post-bossa nova groove. Fernanda’s back-up trio includes Brazilian drummer Edson ... Read More

Melissa Lauren

Singer Melissa Lauren and jazz guitarist Nathan Hiltz have been performing, writing, and recording together for the better part of 10 years. With similar and complimentary styles, this musical pairing is a natural one, focussing on their own brand of old school jazz, doo-wop, and blues, mixed with indie pop inflections and ... Read More

Harpdog Brown & the Uptown Blues Band

A major player in Canadian blues since 1982, harmonica player and singer Harpdog Brown has won two Maple Blues Awards for Harmonica Player of the Year. Dog’s latest project, the Uptown Blues Band, takes Chicago blues down to New Orleans for a vintage vibe party mixing the sounds of Louis Jordan with Muddy Waters! You’ll see ... Read More

Suzie Vinnick

Saskatoon native Suzie Vinnick is the proud owner of a gorgeous voice, prodigious guitar and bass chops, and an engagingly candid performance style. In addition to her 10 Mable Blues Awards, Suzie won the 2011 Canadian Folk Music Award for Contemporary Vocalist of the Year, the 2012 CBC Saturday Night Blues Great Canadian Blues ... Read More

Jack Semple & Friends

Doors at 6:30 Meal at 7:30 This Valentine’s Day treat yourself and your significant other to an evening of incredible music and food. Saskatchewan musician Jack Semple has an international career that just keeps expanding. Blessed with a soulful voice and an awe inspiring guitar technique, Jack has become one of the ... 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

New Year’s in New Orleans

Bring in the New Year in Big Easy style with live music, dancing, food, and drink. New Year’s in New Orleans features three of Bassment artistic director Don Griffith's bands. You'll hear the street jazz sounds of the Crawdaddios, the Cajun and zydeco blues of Zyde-GoGo, and the New Orleans rhythms of Dr. Don and the Black ... Read More

Gillian Snider & the Whiskey Jerks

Feeling it was time to expand her one-woman accordiana show, vocalist Gillian Snider recruited Anna Bekolay (violin), James Diakuw (clarinet), Nevin Buehler (bass), Peter Abonyi (guitar), and Aidan Weiman (drums) to join in on her musical misadventures. The Whiskey Jerks have created their own niche, combining klezmer, countr... Read More

Jack Semple – CD Release

One of the seven wonders of the guitar world, Jack Semple is back at The Bassment to release his latest recording Can’t Stop This Love. Combining guitar virtuosity, killer vocals, great song writing, and genuine prairie-boy niceness, Jack always puts on a great show. Read More

McNeill, Rud, Mathieu, and Tosoff

Dean McNeill (trumpet/compositions) is joined by JUNO Award winner Mike Rud (guitar), Véronique Mathieu (violin), and Amanda Tosoff (piano) for an intimate evening of inspired music orchestrated for jazz quintet, string quartet, and voice. The compositions are inspired by well-respected Canadian authors and poets with repert... Read More