29 results for tag: Originals

The Rory Lynch Quartet

The Rory Lynch Quartet is a high-energy jazz ensemble with a focus on group interplay and original compositions. The band's performances are driven by a collective sense of adventure and risk; personal contributions from each member fuse together to create a compelling soundscape. The quartet features Rory Lynch (tenor sax), ... Read More

The B.C. Read Band – SOLD OUT!

The high priest of Saskatoon blues musicians, B.C. Read has been preaching the gospel of Robert Johnson, Howlin’ Wolf, B.B. King, and Muddy Waters to audiences in Western Canada for over 30 years. B.C. has lined up his favourite local heroes to help him perform a night of blues classics and originals. Seating is limited. Get ... Read More

The B.C. Read Band – SOLD OUT!

The high priest of Saskatoon blues musicians, B.C. Read has been preaching the gospel of Robert Johnson, Howlin’ Wolf, B.B. King, and Muddy Waters to audiences in Western Canada for over 30 years. B.C. has lined up his favourite local heroes to help him perform a night of blues classics and originals. Seating is limited. Get ... Read More

Harrison² featuring Mike Murley & Steve Wallace

Harrison² (pronounced Harrison squared) is a Toronto-based jazz quartet featuring up-and-coming instrumentalists Harry Vetro (drums) and Harrison Argatoff (sax), alongside Canadian jazz legends Mike Murley (sax) and Steve Wallace (bass). The quartet’s forthcoming release, Trout in Swimwear, is a collection of contrafacts ... 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

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