18 results for tag: Sax

Barrie Redford & JazzBarrie Showband

Formed to play at the 2001 SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival, the JazzBarrie Showband plays a pleasing mix of jazz, swing, Latin, and Dixieland. The band has played around the province, including dates for the North Battleford, Regina, and Saskatoon Jazz Societies, as well as historic Danceland at Manitou Beach. Led by ... Read More

The Sharon Minemoto Quartet

West coast pianist and composer Sharon Minemoto’s latest album, Safe Travels, is dedicated to the memory of her long-time life partner, jazz saxophonist and pianist Ross Taggart, who lost his battle with renal cancer in 2013. A celebration of Taggart’s life, his sense of humour, and his outstanding musicianship, the music ... Read More

The U of S Jazz Ensemble

The U of S Jazz Ensemble has toured western Canada, the Northern United States, and Quebec and is directed by Dean McNeill. The groups has commissioned and premiered many new works for the contemporary large jazz ensemble and has released 6 CDs in its Bumper Cropseries. This concert will feature vocalists Sean Bougie, Alice ... Read More

The U of S Jazz Ensemble

Directed by Dean McNeill, the U of S Jazz Ensemble has released six CDs in its Bumper Crop series and has performed throughout Western Canada. The Ensemble plays jazz standards and original compositions and is comprised of music and non-music majors currently attending the U of S. Special guest for this concert is pianist ... Read More

Jazzy Christmas SOLD OUT!

Back by popular demand, Saskatoon's Maurice Drouin has spent his life playing some very swinging piano and telling some very funny stories. One of our city’s most entertaining jazz musicians, Maurice’s Jazzy Christmas includes all your favourite seasonal tunes and showcases an all-star cast that features Tatrina Tai ... Read More

John Stetch & Vulneraville

Six-time JUNO-nominated Canadian jazz pianist John Stetch has been living the jazz life in New York City for over 20 years. Having played many solo piano shows at The Bassment, John is finally bringing his quartet Vulneraville to town. The band includes Steve Kortyka (sax), Philippe Lemm (drums), and Ben Tiberio (bass) and ... Read More

Florian Hoefner and Subtone

Raised in Germany, trained in New York City, and now based in St. John’s, jazz pianist and composer, Florian Hoefner returns to The Bassment, this time performing with the German jazz collective Subtone. Formed in 2005 in Berlin and standing at the forefront of today’s young, innovative jazz ensembles, the quintet has ... Read More

Amina Figarova Sextet

Composer, pianist, and world-class bandleader Amina Figarova returns with her sextet to perform selections drawn from an impressive discography of 12 recordings. A powerhouse ensemble recognized for bringing Figarova’s lush and detailed arrangements to life with a remarkable chemistry, the sextet includes Alex Pope Norris ... Read More

Alex Goodman Quartet

In 2014 Alex Goodman became the first Canadian ever to win first prize (and the Audience Choice Award) at the Montreux Jazz Festival International Guitar Competition in Switzerland. Featuring some of the top talents in jazz today, the Alex Goodman Quartet plays original music and adaptations from a diverse group of composers ... Read More

Pile of Bones Brass Band

Influenced by the street bands of New Orleans, the Pile of Bones Brass Band plays jazz, blues, world music, soul, funk, and R&B. With rock-steady sousaphone bass lines, groovy, street-beat drumming, greasy guitar tones, and raw, brass harmonies, the PBBB will have you partying like it’s Mardi Gras! Read More