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December 2014 – January 2015

December 20, 2014 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Soul Music Meets Jazz, Boxing Day Party -- Michael Dunston Sings the Music of Donny Hathaway, with the Dave Young Sextet @ Jazz Room | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
Grammy Award winning  jazz and soul musician Donny Hathaway was born in Chicago in1945.He signed with Atlantic Records in 1969, and with his first single “The Ghetto” (1970), Rolling Stone magazine marked him as “a major new force in soul music.” His collaborations with Roberta Flack took him to the top of the charts and …
Jason White @ Jazz Room
December 27, 2014 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Jason White @ Jazz Room | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
With out a doubt, the expression “something for everyone” applies to a Jason White Trio concert.  In its third incarnation, consisting of Jason White (piano), Paul VanDyk (bass), and Joe Ryan (drums), the trio has found an exciting, intuitive dynamic. They draw extensively on jazz, avant garde and progressive rock, minimalism, and even Friedrich Nietzsche …
Tim Louis Sextet @ Jazz Room
January 2, 2015 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Tim Louis Sextet @ Jazz Room | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
Tim Louis returns to the Jazz Room for his annual concert, this time with a sextet loaded with the best regional musicians, many of whom have lead their own bands at the Jazz Room. Tim has been described as a triple-threat talent: singer, songwriter and pianist. As a performer, Tim connects with his audience through …
January 3, 2015 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
William Carn Quintet @ Jazz Room | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
“…music of beauty, depth and deep feeling.” – Budd Kopman, All About Jazz “…memorably melodic and irresistibly propulsive” – J.D. Considine, Globe and Mail   Trombonist William Carn has emerged as one of Canada’s leading contemporary jazz trombonists and composers.  He has performed internationally as well as throughout Canada.  He was nominated for a 2014 …
January 9, 2015 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Olivier Babaz Trio (from Montreal) @ Jazz Room | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
EMS Quintet @ Jazz Room
January 10, 2015 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
EMS Quintet @ Jazz Room | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
The EMS Quintet features the front line of Don Englert on reeds, Mike Malone on Trumpet and Mike Shields on Guitar  and they play straight ahead, elegant, modern jazz. Don Englert studied music at the Northridge Campus of California University. Before relocating to Toronto many years ago, he spent nine years touring in bands led …
January 16, 2015 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Glenn Buhr & The Button Factory Band featuring Jerzy Kapłanek @ Jazz Room | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
You may know Glen Buhr as a noted composer of orchestral music, and for many years, as the co-director, with Bramwell Tovey, of the Winnipeg New Music Festival. The Button Factory Band is a completely different thing, reminiscent of some of Bruce Cockburn’s more jazz based, sonic explorations. Glen’s songs and performances are an eclectic …
January 17, 2015 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Johnny Griffith Quintet @ Jazz Room | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
“…an exciting musical imagination with skills to spare” - Tim Wilkins, WBGO  “Griffith is one bad cat that’s going to be blazing his trail across the night-time sky for some time to come” – Midwest Record Multi-Juno Award nominated saxophonist Johnny Griffith has played and recorded with numerous artists including Jeremy Pelt, Hawksley Workman, Maceo …
January 23, 2015 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Steve McDade Quartet @ Jazz Room | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
January 24, 2015 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Harkness-Herriott Duo @ Jazz Room | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
January 31, 2015 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Wayne Cass / Richard Underhill Quartet @ Jazz Room | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada

 


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