7 results for tag: World Music

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

John Stetch

Putting his own personal stamp on each of his distinctive renditions, award-winning pianist John Stetch pushes the boundaries of his jazz and classical training to incorporate melodies from all around the world and across American culture: from Mozart to Ukrainian folk music to the theme from The Love Boat. Sponsored by Yamaha ... Read More