Monthly Archive: October 2011

Oct 28

Nov. 5 ~ Ernesto Cervini Quartet

Saturday, Nov. 5 ~ Ernesto Cervini Quartet Cover charge: $18/person 8:30 to 11:30 pm Opening act: Ben Hognestad Trio – no cover – pay what you want Innovative and electrifying, Toronto jazz drummer Ernesto Cervini has energy to burn, whether radiating it from behind his kit or working on any number of musical and educational projects. …

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Oct 28

Nov. 4 ~ Andrew McAnsh Sextet

Friday, Nov.. 4 ~ Andrew McAnsh Sextet Cover charge: $10/person 8:30 to 11:30 pm Andrew is completing his 4th year of Bachelor of Applied Music (Trumpet) at world renowned music school, Humber College in Toronto, Canada. Known for his trumpet playing, composing and arranging, Andrew’s musical life actually began when he was given a set …

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Oct 20

Oct. 28 ~ New Vibes Jazz Quartet

Friday, Oct. 28 ~ New Vibes Jazz Quartet Cover charge: $10/person 8:30 to 11:30 pm The New Vibes Jazz Quartet began as a trio in the spring of 1999 and evolved into a quartet with the addition of Gary Tomlin on drums. NVJQ is now celebrating 12 years of live jazz in the Waterloo Region. …

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Oct 14

Oct. 21 ~ Frank Adamo Band

Friday, Oct. 21 ~ Frank Adamo Band Cover charge: $10/person 8:30 to 11:30 pm Frank Adamo is a jazz guitarist who plays throughout the region in various bands, including the Frank Adamo Band and the New Vibes Jazz Band. He is particularly well known for his smooth Jazz style, and lyrical lines of improv. Come join …

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Oct 12

Oct. 22 ~ Pat Collins Trio

Saturday, Oct. 22 ~ Pat Collins Trio plus Fernanda Cunha Cover charge: $18/person 8:30 to 11:30 pm Pat Collins is one of Canada’s best-loved Jazz bassists and modern Jazz composers. His first CD, “In The Moment” (2005), features him with some of Canada’s finest jazz musicians, including Mike Murley, saxophones, Reg Schwager, guitar, and Barry Elmes, …

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Oct 12

The Jazz Room finds its groove

Mark Connolly, of Connolly Design, has written and published a piece by Jazz lovers, for Jazz lovers, with Jazz lovers in mind. Entitled “The Jazz Room finds its groove,” it starts, “I’m a bit of a jazz fan, and I was excited at the news last winter that Waterloo Region would soon be home to …

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Oct 11

Oct. 15 ~ Nancy Walker Quartet

Saturday, Oct. 15 ~ Nancy Walker Quartet Cover charge: $16/person 8:30 to 11:30 pm Nancy Walker is a Jazz pianist extraordinaire, with a strong Canadian presence and extensive following of fans and true admirers. She is, without doubt, one of the most talented musicians of the current generation of Jazz performers and composers. Her performance is …

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Oct 04

Oct. 14 ~ Jason White Trio

Friday, Oct. 14 ~ Jason White Trio Cover charge: $15/person 8:30 to 11:30 pm As Jason himself might say: “Think classic Jazz meets Hendrix and Zappa!” The Jason White Trio is a well-known and in-demand band that plays throughout Southern Ontario. They are particularly well known for blending jazz with other genres (particularly classical and 60′s and …

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Oct 03

Oct. 8 ~ William Carn Quartet

Saturday, Oct. 8 ~ William Carn Quartet Cover charge: $16/person 8:30 to 11:30 pm Opening act: Ann Power Trio (voice/guitar, piano, bass) – no cover – pay what you want William Carn is one of Canada’s leading and most talented trombonists and jazz composers. His debut release, Other Stories, was nominated for a 2007 Juno …

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Oct 03

Oct. 7 ~ Phoenix Jazz Group

Friday, Oct. 7 ~ Phoenix Jazz Group Cover charge: $10/person 8:30 to 11:30 pm  The Phoenix Jazz Group (John McLelland, Art Lang, Nick Macerollo, and Andy Klaehn) performs original acoustic mainstream jazz in a contemporary vein. The group is composed of very talented and seasoned musicians, who have played together as a Jazz group for many years. Each …

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