164 results for tag: Jazz

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 Rich McFarlane (guitar), Kim Salkeld (keyboards), Sheldon Corbett (sax), Barrie Redford (trumpet), ... Read More

In Orbit (POSTPONED!)

Sorry - this show will be rescheduled.  In Orbit is a group at home in many musical worlds, taking jazz and improvised music freely across many styles. The music is energetic, imaginative, and playful, based around a love of great grooves expressed with soulful spirit and deep musicianship. In Orbit brings together ... Read More

Martin Janovsky Orchestra

With a first rate set list, an orchestra made up of the finest players in the province, and a bag full of priceless jokes, Martin Janovsky and his Orchestra are a Bassment favourite. Featuring vocalists Jana Janovsky and Kathryn Schulz and instrumentalists Sheldon Corbett (sax) and Ken Marco (guitar), the orchestra plays pop, ... Read More

Farrugia & Frahm Quartet

Canadian jazz pianist Adrean Farrugia and American tenor saxophonist Joel Frahm first met in 2009 and simpatico developed immediately, both playful and, at times, fierce. Adrean is an instructor at Mohawk College and an in-demand sideman on the Toronto scene having played with Ernie Watts, Larry Carlton, Tom Scott, and Matt ... Read More

The PianoMen: Fong, Griffith, Salkeld, and Stephanson

Back for a seventh Bassment visit, the PianoMen are ready to tinkle and tickle the 88s. While each of these accomplished musicians has a distinct piano style, they have no problem accompanying each other. You will hear piano duets, quartets, and everything from sensitive ballads to blistering boogie-woogies. And it’s all ... Read More

New Year’s in New Orleans

Bring in your New Year the way it's done in the Big Easy with lots of live music, dancing, food, and drink. New Year’s in New Orleans features the pumping, piano rhythms of Dr. Don and the Black Mambas, the Cajun and zydeco blues of Zyde-GoGo, and the sweet, street beats of the Crawdaddios. Your ticket includes party favours, ... Read More

Silas Friesen Sextet – King & Salkeld Quintet

Back in town for the holidays, the Jazz Scholars is an informal and collegial collection of musicians who are studying jazz at the post-secondary level at various institutions across North America. The Silas Friesen Sextet is Silas Friesen (trumpet), Eric Wong (tenor sax), Morgan Tannis (trombone), Justice Der (guitar), Emmett ... Read More

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