September 2011 archive

Oct. 1 ~ Archie Alleyne and Kollage Quartet

Saturday, Oct. 1 ~ Archie Alleyne and Kollage (Quartet) Cover charge: $18/person 8:30 to 11:30 pm Archie Alleyne and Kollage are truly one of Canada’s living national treasures. Nominated for numerous awards for excellence in Jazz performance, Archie Alleyne and Kollage are a group that any serious Jazz interest should never miss! As stated on “Apart from appearing …

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Sept. 30 ~ Joni NehRita

Friday, Sept. 30 ~ Joni NehRita 8:30 to 11:30 pm. Cover charge: $10/person. Joni NehRita is well known as a rising jazz star with a great voice and tremendous talent.  She is a popular jazz artist with a unique voice that is a fusion of  classic soul with a modern style.  A consummate stage performer, she is an …

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Sept. 24 ~ David Occhipinti Trio

Saturday, Sept. 24 ~ David Occhipinti Trio David Occhipinti is without doubt one of Canada’s greatest jazz talents and best-known guitarists. His lines of music are melodic and inspired, and refreshingly original. He is also tremendously personable and a pleasure to see in concert. According to Toronto Life, “Guitarist David Occhipinti is a lyrical player …

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Opening Weekend Sights & Sounds

Thanks to Philip Bast, videographer.

Opening Weekend Sold Out (Sept. 9, 10)

The opening weekend of The Jazz Room was sold out for both the Friday and Saturday night performances. The applause and cheers of the appreciative audience were heard throughout the night. Check out some of the sights and sounds.

Jazz Room at the Huether ‘the new place to be’

The Record writes: Waterloo Region’s first dedicated jazz venue got off to an auspicious start. Read the full review of the opening of The Jazz Room, at The Record online:–jazz-room-at-the-heuther-the-new-place-to-be

Opening Night Welcome

“Welcome to The Jazz Room!” Volunteer Nicole Hamilton shows us in on opening night…

The Record Lights Up The Jazz Room!

The Record highlights The Jazz Room in today’s paper. Read what they have written about the exciting launch and the kick-off happening this weekend! And… join us… for an exciting start to the coming season.–juno-winning-sax-player-will-light-up-k-w-jazz-room–juno-winning-sax-player-will-light-up-k-w-jazz-room

What Others Are Saying About the Jazz Room!

On Thursday, August 25, The Jazz Room held a “Pre-Opening Event” to test out the equipment, work out the kinks and get everything in order for the first weekend — this Friday and Saturday, September 9 and 10. Here’s what a couple of the cool kids had to say: Darin White discovered he really loves …

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Black, Brown and Beige

… are just a few of the colors you’ll find in this peek into The Jazz Room’s sound check: Special thanks to Philip Bast for the video.