26 results for tag: Originals

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

The Fretless

The Fretless has toured and recorded together since 2012, winning multiple Canadian Folk Music Awards, Western Canadian Awards, and most recently, the 2017 JUNO Award for Instrumental Album of the Year. The quartet’s fresh approach is quickly gaining acclaim as it transforms fiddle tunes and folk melodies into intricate, ... 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

B.C. Read Big Band

The high priest of Saskatoon blues musicians, B.C. Read has been preaching the gospel of Robert, Howlin', and Muddy to audiences in Western Canada for over 30 years. Returning to play his annual January gig at The Bassment, B.C. has lined up his favourite musicians to perform a night of classics and originals. Sponsored by ... Read More

Silas Friesen Quintet – 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 Quintet is Silas Friesen (trumpet), Eric Wong (tenor sax), Justice Der (guitar), Emmett Fortosky (bass), and ... Read More

Third Annual Divas for Hospice Benefit

This year’s Divas for Hospice Benefit features singer songwriters Ellen Froese, Wilma Groenen, Lisa Unrau, and Vesti Hanson, supported by musicians Brett Balon, Ian Summach, and Kyle Krysa. An opening set will be performed by the talented Philippine ex-pat Joey Bagasao. All proceeds from this evening will go to the Prairie ... 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

Mike Klein & Friends

The world needs more old-time mandolin and Mike Klein delivers as the front to this uniquely Canadian twist on Appalachian music. This high energy string band includes some of Saskatchewan’s hottest acoustic musicians including Booker Blakly (fiddle), Jille Shotton (banjo), Elliot Dillabough (guitar), and Nicola Tabb (bass). ... Read More

Ellen Froese

With performances at Folk Alliance International in Kansas City and Merlefest in North Carolina, singer-songwriter Ellen Froese has recently been making quite a name for herself. Back to perform some new songs as well as and some of her tried-and-true favourites, Ellen is backed up by the very talented Hot Toddies - Ashley ... Read More

Twin Fiddles: J.J.Guy & Gordon Stobbe

Award-winning Canadian fiddlers JJ Guy and Gordon Stobbe have a long history of working together. And what seems to be a long history of playing The Bassment early in every June. JJ and Gordon are back to perform their collection of original tunes, written in the twin fiddle style. Cathy Sproule will provide expert piano ... Read More