11 results for tag: World Music

John Roney & Tevet Sela

Band leaders Israeli-born alto saxophonist Tevet Sela and Canadian jazz pianist John Roney haved joined forces to share a musical vision. The 10 original compositions of their debut release, The River, explore the blending of musical cultures from the Middle East, Europe, and North America resulting in a sound that is truly ... Read More

Sundar Viswanathan & Avataar

A musical fusion of classical Indian music, modern jazz, Brazilian lyricism, electronica,atmospheric textures and ambiance, Javanese gamelan, and contemporary improvisation, Avataar is the brain child of saxophonist, flutist, bansurist, composer, and vocalist Sundar Viswanathan. Cleverly layered and cinematic in scope, the ... Read More

Ben Schenstead

Specializing in classical and fingerstyle guitar, Ben Schenstead is a multi-faceted musician who enjoys exploring the boundaries between Latin, jazz, classical, and world music. Ben’s first album, Sunburst, was nominated for a Prairie Music Award and his second, Spirit of the Guitar, featured solo guitar and string orchestra. ... Read More

SOLD OUT! Tri-Continental: Bill Bourne, Lester Quitzau, and Madagascar Slim

Well-recognized and respected artists with successful solo careers in the Canadian global roots, folk and blues music scene, Bill Bourne, Lester Quitzau, and Madagascar Slim present a truly unique and critically acclaimed sound that is soulful and present, intense and atmospheric. Together as Tri-Continental, something very ... Read More

Way North

Formed in Brooklyn in 2014, Way North is the best kind of musical collaboration - one born out of the joy of playing together. Consisting of Canadians Petr Cancura (sax), Rebecca Hennessy (trumpet), Michael Herring (bass), and American Richie Barshay (drums), Way North uses jazz and improvisation as a means of exploring folk ... Read More

The Montreal Guitar Trio

Described by the CBC as the "hottest" guitar ensemble in Canada, the Montreal Guitar Trio has given hundreds of concerts across North America, Europe, New Zealand and Australia. For over 20 years, the trio's virtuosity, rigour, creativity, and impressive stage presence have been combined to win the trio a legion of fans around ... 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

Bret Higgins’ Atlas Revolt

The brainchild of the Toronto bassist Bret Higgins (Great Lakes Swimmers), Atlas Revolt was created as a vehicle for his original instrumental compositions. The band explores genre-defying music that draws inspiration largely from film scores, jazz, rock, surf, and elements of Eastern European, African and South American music. ... Read More

Michael Occhipinti

The Sicilian Jazz Project has been dazzling audiences world-wide with its intriguing mix of Sicilian folk material and the best elements of jazz, world music, funk, blues, and chamber music. Band leader and arranger Michael Occhipinti has assembled an all-star cast which features sensational Italian jazz vocalist Pilar. ... 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