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Apr 3 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
HWO with Dave Thompson
Piano/Bass/Drums – a classic jazz trio format. HWO is original music penned by Thomas Hammerton, Tyler Wagler, and Dave O’Neill. In the mix are tunes by Radiohead, the Beatles, Tears for Fears, Genesis, Tom Waits, and favourite songs from the massive catalogue of the standards repertoire. HWO are excited to expand the trio to a …
Apr 4 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Shirantha Beddage Quartet
“Beddage has a well-developed identity on the demanding baritone, playing with real power…”  -The Whole Note Magazine “…An example of what a powerful and modern baritone could be… ” – modernbarisax.com JUNO-nominated and Galaxie award-winning musician Shirantha Beddage is a saxophonist, composer and educator from Toronto, Canada. Drawing inspiration from jazz greats such as John …
Apr 10 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Kite Trio (Montreal)
“Jazz, you say? Oh yeah, and a robust jazz at that! …Hypnotic, muscular rock on the same page as The Bad Plus. In brief, something that will make you move!” -Le Journal de Montréal “Ambient music bordering the experimental, with a touch of rock. Really a young trio to look out for.”       …
Apr 11 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Richard Whiteman Trio
“a fabulous mainstream approach, with great technique and ideas” – Kitchener-Waterloo Record “In addition to his evident skills as a pianist, Whiteman has a knack for composition, crafting bold post-bop tunes and elegant ballads that feel right at home with the group’s versions of standards.”- Stuart Broomer, Toronto Life “accessible, melodic and charming” – L.A. …
Apr 17 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Andrew McAnsh Sextet
Known for his trumpet playing, composing and arranging, Andrew’s musical life actually began when he was given a set of drums for this 10th birthday. The trumpet soon followed as he quickly established himself in the musical community of his hometown Cambridge, Ontario by playing and hosting festivals and events in his teenage years. Since …
Apr 18 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Pat Labarbera Quartet
“Pat has tremendous musical ability beyond technical facility. He has great power of concentration to detail and is totally committed with body and soul.”  - Elvin Jones PAT LABARBERA (alto & tenor saxophonist, flutist, clarinetist, composer, jazz educator) was born in Warsaw, New York on April 7, 1944, and spent the first thirty years of …
Apr 24 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Joni NehRita Quintet
Joni NehRita’s music is a breath of fresh air for those who still like their music served with, well…Soul. An accomplished singer/songwriter/musician, she manages to blend the time-honoured qualities of classic soul with a modern sensibility that flirts heavily with jazz and pop. It is this effortless and seamless fusion that gives Joni her distinct sound …
Apr 25 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Allison Au Quartet
“She stands out as a player with an alternatingly pure and hard-toned strength, facility and imagination.” - Gapplegate Music Review Juno-nominated in 2013 for their debut album, “The Sky Was Pale Blue, Then Grey,” the Allison Au Quartet is a Toronto-based modern Jazz ensemble. Since it’s formation in 2009, the group has maintained a steady …
May 1 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
May 2 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
May 8 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
May 9 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Adrean Farrugia Trio
  “…Farrugia proves himself to be one of the current scene’s most imaginative pianists.”-Nic Jones, ALL ABOUT JAZZ.COM “Pianist Adrean Farrugia is in superb form” -Downbeat Magazine “Pianist Adrean Farrugia’s disc reflects an expansive musical vision and the talent and craft to combine elements from a range of influences”-Peter Hum, The Ottawa Citizen “Pianist Farrugia …
May 22 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
May 23 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Melissa Stylianou Quartet (NYC)
  “Her subtle charms are in abundance on her latest album, ‘No Regrets’.” – The New Yorker   “Smart. Seamless. Stunning.” - JazzTimes Singer Melissa Stylianou has been turning heads and capturing hearts since the turn of this century, from her native Toronto to her adopted home of New York City, from intimate club residencies …
*VICO: Sound of Dragon (Non Jazz Society Show)
VICO: Sound of Dragon “Representing the spirit of Vancouver’s Sound of Dragon Festival.” VICO represents the mandate and spirit of Vancouver’s Sound of Dragon Music Festival. The Vancouver Intercultural Orchestra (VICO) VICO consists of several smaller groups including the VICO small ensemble, the Cloud Bell Ensemble and the Orchid Ensemble. The Orchestra performs some of …
May 29 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
May 30 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Elizabeth Shepherd Quartet (Montreal)
Some  praise for The Signal – Elizabeth’s latest release: “A soul-groove masterpiece”….”one of the big releases of 2014.” Radio Cologne (Germany) “Top 10 Soul/R&B Album of 2014″ EXCLAIM “An important work” London Evening Standard “An enchanting album” Radio France Velvety-voiced pianist Elizabeth Shepherd arrived on the international scene in 2006 when her debut album Start To Move was voted one of the top …
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