175 results for tag: Jazz

Nat the Cat featuring Tim Tamashiro

Nat King Cole met more than his fair share of career challenges and racism. Yet, he remained one of the most thoughtful and gracious entertainers in history. Former host of CBC Radio 2’s Tonic, Tim Tamashiro’s latest show brings to life the stories and songs of Nat the Cat’s nine lives. This will be an evening of “dri... Read More

Jazz Affair

Comprised of six unique voices (three female — three male), Jazz Affair has a varied repertoire that includes jazz standards and popular songs rearranged with a jazz touch. Influenced by legendary America vocal jazz ensembles Manhattan Transfer and New York Voices, the group is known for its 100% a cappella sound. Jazz Affair ... Read More

Belle Plaine

Singer-songwriter Belle Plaine has built a loyal following and has played gigs at Folk Alliance International, JUNOfest and the Regina Folk Festival. A career musician who relishes sharing her voice and her songs with the world, Belle returns to play tunes from her four recordings.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v... Read More

Laila Biali

Multi award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter and pianist Laila Biali has toured with Chris Botti, Paula Cole, Suzanne Vega and Sting. She has headlined festivals and venues spanning five continents including Carnegie Hall. Her accolades include a 2019 JUNO Award for “Vocal Jazz Album of the Year”, “SOCAN Composer of the ... 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 Rich McFarlane (guitar), Kim Salkeld (keyboards), Sheldon Corbett (sax), Barrie Redford (trumpet), ... Read More

The Accordion Project: Ray Penner & Ken Pizurny

Accordionists Ken Pizurny and Ray Penner are returning to the Bassment to present their unique repertoire highlighting their instrument’s expressive range. Take a musical journey including jazz, jigs, European, Cajun and original compositions. Ken and Ray are joined by Matt Bender (bass) and Peter Pizurny (percussion). S... 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

Dirty Catfish Brass Band

Back to The Basment for their fifth 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

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