10 results for tag: Violin

Christine Tassan et les imposteurs

Christine Tassan has been steering her musical ship with boundless enthusiasm and confidence for over 20 years. Blessed with an absolutely contagious dynamism, she is one of the rare female jazz and gypsy jazz guitar soloists; and she stands out for her sensitive playing, her quiet strength, and her irresistible audacity. As a ... Read More

The Ben Sures Trio

Ben Sures is a storyteller with a 25-year-deep song catalogue that is eclectic, spanning folk, country, jazz and rock’n’roll, and borrowing from blues, Sinti swing, and West African guitar. On Ben’s poignant, natural-sounding acoustic 10th album, The Story That Lived Here, the songwriter, guitarist, and author sings ... Read More

Parab Poet and the Hip Hop Hippies

Parab Poet and the Hip Hop Hippies bend genres, colouring far outside the lines of categorization. World drumming meets hip hop, reggae meets roots, jazz meets marching band, and classical meets folk. The Hippies’ sound weaves conscious poems with mandolin melodies, folk inspired violin, jazzy trumpet, and soaring vocals. ... Read More

McNeill, Rud, Mathieu, and Tosoff

Dean McNeill (trumpet/compositions) is joined by JUNO Award winner Mike Rud (guitar), Véronique Mathieu (violin), and Amanda Tosoff (piano) for an intimate evening of inspired music orchestrated for jazz quintet, string quartet, and voice. The compositions are inspired by well-respected Canadian authors and poets with repert... Read More

Raine Hamilton

Back for her third visit to The Bassment, Raine Hamilton creates music that tips between the earthly and the otherworldly; it is anchored in relatable lived experience, while reaching into the space just beyond. Her ethereal voice and lyrics written in English and French are at the forefront of these powerful and relatable ... Read More

Quartango: The Golden Era

Pulsating with new energy and eclectic ideas, Quartango dusts off tango standards to create an explosive mix of virtuosity, musicality, elegance, sensuality, and humour. Composed of four highly accomplished musicians who are bound by their shared passion for the tango and an unceasing desire to make a close connection with ... Read More

Karl Roth

When you hear Karl Roth’s deep, sultry voice or the sweet sound of his violin, you might be fooled for a moment into thinking that singing and playing jazz is easy. But make no mistake, he is one of Calgary’s strongest voices in jazz, with over 30 years of performing throughout Western Canada. Karl’s repertoire includes ... Read More

Raine Hamilton

Part prairie songstress, part story weaver, Raine Hamilton invites her love of the violin into the singer-songwriter genre, writing for violin and voice, as well as for guitar and voice. Her songs have humour, grace, and an other-worldly edge. Expect to laugh, expect to cry. Also, she’s probably shorter than you’re imagin... Read More

Sultans of String

Chris McKhool and the Sultans of String celebrate musical fusion and human creativity with warmth and virtuosity. The band’s thrilling genre-hopping passport of Celtic reels, Flamenco, Gypsy-jazz, Arabic, Cuban, and South Asian rhythms, has earned them two JUNO Award nominations, two Canadian Folk Music Awards, and a SiriusXM ... Read More

Great Lake Swimmers

SOLD OUT! Canadian folk-rock superstars Great Lake Swimmers make their Bassment debut performing songs that speak of beauty in the natural world, environmental issues, and explorations of close personal ties that hold us together. Great Lake Swimmers is a Canadian band built around the melodic folk rock songs of singer-son... Read More