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Feb 25 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Larnell Lewis group
8:30 pm
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Larnell Lewis was first introduced to drums in church at a very young age. This is where he began to learn to play a variety of styles including gospel music. He worked tirelessly to not only develop his understanding of rhythm, but also studied electric bass and piano to further his …
Mar 5 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Canefire - Sunday Matinee
4:00 pm
“CaneFire is sweeter than Caroni brown sugar and don’t doubt me” – Trinidad Guardian “Edge is what separates CaneFire from their contemporaries in the Caribbean jazz scene” – Errol Nazareth CaneFire was formed in 2005 by Ledbetter, who had cut his chops as musical director for Trinidadian calypso legend David Rudder.  Jeremy wanted to shatter …
Mar 10 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Dave Wiffen
8:30 pm
David Wiffen is one of our favourite jazz players in the local music scene–though his musical reach extends far beyond Waterloo Region.  In addition to being on faculty at WLU’s music school, he has toured with the Tommy Dorsey Big Band, and the Peter Appleyard Orchestra, also sharing the stage with Aretha Franklin and Nathalie …
Mar 11 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Beverly Taft
8:30 pm
“If you’re a fan of the jazz standard and swing era, love a voice that envelopes you like a warm embrace, and music that’s executed perfectly by some of Toronto’s finest jazzers, pick up the new record.” – Errol Nazareth, CBC Radio’s Big City, Small World Although she loves the sweet melodies and hot rhythms …
Mar 17 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Phoenix Jazz Group
8:30 pm
The Phoenix Jazz Group performs jazz in a melodic fusion style. Group members are very versatile in a number of different genres. A review from The Jazz Society of Oregon stated ” they’re a Canadian quartet of musicians with impressive credentials whose program of all original music swings with ease “. Since their debut album …
Mar 18 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Peripheral Vision
8:30 pm
  Peripheral Vision is one of the most exciting and innovative jazz quartets to have recently appeared on the international jazz scene. Based in Toronto, the creative leaders of the group are long time musical collaborators, guitarist Don Scott and bassist Michael Herring. They have assembled a synergistic musical unit designed to push the boundaries …
Mar 24 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Carey West
8:30 pm
Mar 25 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Micah Barnes
8:30 pm
  “Following his time with the a cappella act The Nylons, Micah Barnes has found his own voice, that of a highly personal singer/songwriter with a strong jazz sensibility.” - Montreal Mirror Having cut his teeth in the cabarets and jazz clubs of Toronto while still a teenager Micah Barnes became a well loved singer …
Mar 31 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Andy Klaehn
8:30 pm


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