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Sep 22 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Rob Fekete Quintet
8:30 pm
The Robert Fekete Quintet is a progressive jazz group that focuses on the love of life, relationships and music as an art form. The Quintet is a newly formed original composition project with some standard repertoire from the American song book. The group’s goal is to bridge between the art form of Jazz music with …
Sep 23 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Synthesis
8:30 pm
Justin Gray is an award winning bassist, composer, producer, and educator based out of Toronto, Canada. He has performed across the world, playing with renowned artists in musical styles ranging from Jazz to Indian Classical. In 2010, Justin invented the Bass Veena, a fretless instrument designed for Indian Classical and Indo-Jazz performance. Justin is now …
Sep 29 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Benjamin Deschamps (Montreal)
8:30 pm
A Montreal native, Benjamin Deschamps started learning about music at Collège Notre-Dame where he chose to play classic saxophonone. Pushed by his profound desire to become a musician, he persued his musical studies at Cégep Saint-Laurent with Jean-Pierre Zanella.   It is during this period that he discovered his passion for jazz and joined the …
Sep 30 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Heather Bambrick
8:30 pm
When Anita O’Day first heard Heather Bambrick sing, the Jazz vocal legend exclaimed “You’re good! You should have your own show!” After inviting Heather to jam with him, renowned Jazz-fusion guitarist Larry Coryell said to her “Wow, you’re the real deal!” To this day, flugelhorn icon Guido Basso calls Heather his favourite singer. This is …
Oct 6 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
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Fresh Water Funk is an 8-piece funk project based in the Waterloo region of Ontario, Canada. We play all your funky faves like Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Tower of Power, and more! We also have a few composers of our own in the group and have been known to, from time to time, play one …
Oct 7 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
The Kandinsky Effect (NYC)
8:30 pm
“The young Paris-based trio, The Kandinsky Effect, offers an invigorating approach to modern jazz and improvisation…” -Los Angeles Times Originally formed as a project to blend electronics and jazz, The Kandinsky Effect has matured over its 10 years span to develop a truly unique sound that is hard to compare. As group, the band is …
Oct 13 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Victor Bateman with Glenn Buhr
8:30 pm
Bassist,Vocalist, and Composer Victor Bateman has been actively involved in Toronto’s music scene since 1981, when he moved here from Vancouver, B.C.  His long list of credits as a sideman include recording and performing with a number of jazz, folk, and blues acts, including Ashley MacIsaac Big Sugar, Chris Whiteley, Heartbreak Hill, The Flying Bulgar …
Barry Elmes Quintet - CD Release  "Dog's Breakfast"
8:30 pm
Barry Elmes has occupied a position of prominence on the Canadian jazz scene since the 1980s and has become internationally-respected over the years since, not only as one of Canada’s most talented drummers, but for parallel accomplishments as a composer, producer, recording artist, and dedicated educator. His award-winning work has been documented on over 90 …
Oct 20 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
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Oct 21 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Nancy Walker Quintet
8:30 pm
  Nancy Walker is a Canadian musician based in the Toronto area. Her work as a pianist and composer reflects her view of the times we live in – at times intense, at times poignant, at times cerebral. Her most recent recording as leader is ‘Til Now Is Secret (Addo Records). Showcasing ten of her …
Oct 27 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Mary Catherine Quartet
8:30 pm
  Described as a performer who “hits the high notes on jazz history” (therecord.com), and a musician who sings as if she is “reciting poetry” (Meaford Express), Mary-Catherine Pazzano is a jazz vocalist based in Kitchener, Ontario. Mary-Catherine’s performance highlights include headlining at: Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival, The Rex (Toronto), Jazz Bistro (Toronto), The Jazz …
Oct 28 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Joe Sullivan Quintet (Montreal)
8:30 pm
Joe Sullivan comes from the Northern Ontario town of Timmins. He grew up in a large franco-ontarian family, where music was a part of daily life. He began his formal training on piano and later, at the age of fifteen, started playing the trumpet. During his youth, he led an active musical life that included …
Nov 10 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
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Nov 11 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
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Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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Nov 18 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
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Nov 25 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
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