142 results for tag: Jazz

The Stone Frigate Big Band

Start off your Bassment season on a high note with the big band sounds of the Stone Frigate Big Band. You’ll hear the instrumental hits of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and Glenn Miller as well as the classic standards of the American Song Book brought to life by Robyn Knight. Read More

Solstice

While you might be tempted to question the energy level of a singing group that has been around for 40 years, you only have to listen to a few bars of this swinging vocal octet to realize they’re running on all eight cylinders. Backed by a swinging instrumental trio featuring Sheldon Corbett (piano and sax), Doug Gilmour ... Read More

Toon Town Big Band

Toon Town Big Band plays a wide variety of music, from swing to rhumba to polka and back. Made up of local amateur and professional musicians, the band features the vocal stylings of Darcie Lich and Graham Dyck. Under the capable direction of Doug Gilmour, the Saskatoon Community Jazz Band makes its yearly appearance to play ... Read More

Gillian Sings Joni

Join vocalist Gillian Snider as she pays tribute to Saskatoon’s most famous and beloved music icon, Joni Mitchell. The night’s song list will include the well-loved Joni songs that changed the face of folk music as well as the favourite jazz standards that she chose to record. Gillian’s all-star supporting cast includes ... Read More

Dirty Catfish Brass Band

Back to The Basment for their third visit, the Dirty Catfish Brass Band has become a constant at local festivals and venues within Winnipeg and the surrounding area. The band’s aim is to inspire, create and instigate – but, mostly, they just want you on your feet. Invoking the sounds of the New Orleans brass tradition, the ... Read More

Martin Janovsky in Concert

Possessing a massive repertoire with an astonishing variety of styles and composers and a remarkable piano technique that makes it all seem so easy, Martin Janovsky has been wowing Saskatchewan audiences for the past four decades. This special solo recital will feature the personable piano man performing two solo sets of his ... Read More

Heidi Munro & The RealGroovyBand

One of the hardest-working and most versatile entertainers in Western Canada, Heidi Munro possesses a gutsy, soulful vocal style with influences that include R&B, blues, country, rock, and jazz. Heidi will be accompanied by Tom Chunick (guitar), Kim Salkeld (keyboards), Sheldon Corbett (sax), Barrie Redford (trumpet), Dave ... Read More

Don Griffith

Piano Fridays is the perfect way to start your weekend – live piano with great food and drink. SJS Artistic Director Don Griffith sits down at the Yamaha S6 grand piano at 4:30 to play and sing three 45 minute sets of jazz and blues standards. Read More

Dennis Borycki

Piano Fridays is the perfect way to start your weekend – live piano with great food and drink. Dennis Borycki teaches jazz at the Univeristy of Central Colorado, but every year he returns home to Saskatchewan for a northern fishing trip. Dennis aka the fishin' musician sits down at the Yamaha S6 grand piano at 4:30 to play ... Read More

Rosie & the Riveters

Local favourites, Rosie & the Riveters never planned to get political. But opening a newspaper or watching the news these days made it impossible for the group to see the status of women around the world and stay silent. The result is Ms. Behave - a collection of gritty, sultry, folk-pop anthems that Billboard magazine calls ... Read More