156 results for tag: Jazz

Christmas with Solstice

With eight 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 ... Read More

George Evans

Described by the National Post as a singer with “swagger, exuberance, and a sense of fun”, George Evans has been nominated for awards in the United States and Canada for his work on stage and on record. A long-time Canadian nightclub favourite and touring artist with eight albums as a leader to his credit, he is a familiar ... 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

Denise Valle

Soulful songstress Denise Valle fuses the hypnotic warmth of R&B with the insatiability of pop. With love as her subject and soul as her sound, Denise’s lyrical narratives are met by a raw vocal wave; her voice is passionate, enlightened, and ethereal. Having been a hit at Ness Creek Festival, Jazz Fest, and opening slots for ... Read More

FunkJoint

FunkJoint is an experimentally minded band from Saskatoon that revels in tight funk jams and the spirit of improvisation. Members include Sauvelm McClean (keys and bass), Stephen Fischer (guitar), Adam Streisel (trumpet), and Graham Templeman (drums). Tenor saxophonist Rory Lynch has been steadily making a name for himself ... Read More

The Avi Granite 6

Toronto’s neo-jazz ensemble the Avi Granite 6 performs the music of guitarist and composer Avi Granite. Touring to promote its latest recording, Orbit, the group’s sound is a cultural tapestry, exploring original compositions through fierce improvisations that bridge film music and the modern jazz tradition. Avi is joined ... 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

Julian Fauth

Barrelhouse blues and boogie woogie piano player and singer Julian Fauth returns for a night of traditional and original blues tunes. Recognized by his peers and fans as a true blues original, he has 2009 JUNO Award for Blues Album of the Year and the 2010 Maple Blues Award for Piano Player of the Year. Julian plays regularly ... 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

Amos Hoffman & Noam Lemish Quartet

For years, guitarist Amos Hoffman and pianist Noam Lemish have been collecting Jewish melodies from around the world. With a varied set list of songs of Kurdish, Yemenite, Moroccan, Ladino, Russian, and Israeli origin, the quartet’s vibrant arrangements have created in an inspired blend of cultures. Amos and Noam’s have ... Read More