14 results for tag: World Music

The Jeremy Ledbetter Trio

An engaging and fiery performer whose music knows no boundaries, Canadian pianist Jeremy Ledbetter has made a career travelling the far-flung corners of the globe. Forever in search of the most fascinating and unique musical ideas out there, Jeremy integrates these ideas seamlessly into his work as a pianist, composer, and ... 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

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

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