336 results for tag: Jazz

Stephanie Tillman

Piano Fridays is the perfect way to start your weekend – live piano with great food and drink. Pianist and singer Stephanie Tillman bought a cassette tape of Thelonius Monk in a small prairie town pharmacy when she was 15 years old and has been exploring the paths of jazz, vintage and gypsy swing, fusion, and alternative folk ... Read More

The PianoMen

Back for their 12th visit to The Bassment, David Fong, Don Griffith, Kim Salkeld, and Paul Suchan are ready to tinkle and tickle the 88s. While each of these accomplished professors of the piano has a distinct style, they have no problem accompanying each other. You’ll hear solos, duos, quartets, and everything from sensitive ... Read More

Prairie Convergence Featuring the Music of Paul Suchan & Silas Friesen

Building on the success of a Canada-wide remote recording project during the pandemic, composers Paul Suchan and Silas Friesen have combined forces to create Cloudburst, an eclectic album for large jazz ensemble. Rooted in the big band tradition and influenced by classical, alt-rock, and modern jazz, the album showcases the ... Read More

No Cover Jazz Jam featuring the Emmett Fortosky Group

Local musician and educator Emmett Fortosky and his quartet lead our monthly Jazz Jams. There is no charge to attend and/or perform at the jams and we welcome singers and instrumentalists of all ages and levels to make an effort to develop their jazz "chops". Emmett will be joined by Aaron Salkeld (tenor sax), Everett Schwab ... Read More

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

GuitarFest: Sons of Django, Rory Lynch & the Moultet, and Neil Hendry

Sons of Django pays homage to the music of Django Reinhardt, the Belgian-Romani guitarist who fused American and French jazz with a flamenco technique in the 1930s and ’40s. Performing classic Reinhardt compositions as well as popular jazz standards and contemporary manouche pieces, the Sons of Django are Stephen Davis (lead ... Read More

Wes Froese

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

Laila Biali’s Wintersongs & Holiday Classics with Jane Bunnett

Following a triumphant premiere at Toronto's Koerner Hall, multi-award winning vocalist, pianist, and songwriter Laila Biali brings Wintersongs & Holiday Classics to the Bassment. With special guest JUNO winner and GRAMMY nominee Jane Bunnett, the show features winter-inspired original music alongside thrilling arrangements ... Read More

Christmas with Solstice

With nine voices blending beautiful harmonies and a rhythm section that keeps everything swinging, Solstice has been singing vocal jazz and entertaining audiences for over 40 years. A Bassment tradtion, Christmas with Solstice features jazz and pop arrangements of all your favourite Christmas and seasonal tunes. Solstice is Rod ... Read More

Saskatoon Food Bank PianoFest

Our 11th annual Food Bank PianoFest features some of the city’s finest piano players on our two great grand pianos. Expect to hear one, two, three, or four pianists at a time, performing jazz, blues, pop, rock, folk, classical, ragtime, and boogie-woogie! SUGGESTED DONATION—$10 OR NON-PERISHABLE FOOD EQUIVALENT Read More