Monthly Archive: November 2011

Nov 24

Dec. 2 ~ Paul Mitchell Quartet

Friday, Dec. 2 ~ Paul Mitchell Quartet Cover charge: $12/person Returning by popular demand!!! Paul Mitchell is a very talented trumpet and fluglehorn player. He has toured throughout North America, and he is a regular in the Dave Murphy band, among others. He has also developed a following in the region for his swing music …

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Nov 21

Dec. 3 ~ Richard Whiteman Trio

Saturday, Dec. 3 ~ Richard Whiteman Trio Cover charge: $16/person You may have heard Richard Whiteman before… But… Maybe not like this!!! The Richard Whiteman Trio is led by veteran Toronto pianist Richard Whiteman playing his second instrument, the double bass. As a pianist Richard has led groups in Toronto for over twenty years and …

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Nov 19

Nov. 26 ~ Ted’s Warren Commission

Nov. 26 ~ Ted’s Warren Commission (quartet) Cover charge: $18/person If you have not had the chance to hear these guys, you are in for a real treat. They are without doubt one of the finest Jazz acts to catch in Canada! With the ever-talented Mike Malone on trumpet, the riff-owning Kim Ratcliffe on guitar, the gifted bass-thumping Mike …

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Nov 19

Nov. 25 ~ Top Pocket

Friday, Nov. 25 ~ Top Pocket Cover charge: $10/person Top Pocket is on of Waterloo region’s best-known, and most popular Jazz bands. Having started as a R&B band back in the late 80s, these guys show tremendous versality and depth, demonstrating both exemplary musicianship and extraordinary ability! Its original line-up has  included current members Michael Bergauer on bass and Don …

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Nov 12

Nov. 19 ~ John Alcorn

Saturday, Nov. 19 ~ John Alcorn (vocals plus piano trio) Cover charge: $18/person Opening act: Anne Powers Trio (voice/guitar, piano, bass) - no cover – pay what you want The Toronto Star calls him “one of our finest interpreters of the ‘great American songbook,’ an artist who always knows how to walk the fine line between respecting the material …

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Nov 12

Nov. 18 ~ Alfredo Caxaj Latin Ensemble

Friday, Nov. 18 ~ Alfredo Caxaj Latin Ensemble (Sextet) Cover charge: $16/person Alfredo Caxaj is a multi-talented musician. Originally from Guatemala, he has been living in London for the past 16 years and has become a vital member of the community. He has formed many musical groups, and is also the founder of London’s world music festival …

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Nov 04

Nov. 11 ~ Jazz Williams Band

Friday, Nov. 11 ~ Jazz Williams Band Cover charge: $10/person 8:30 to 11:30 pm More heart, more passion, more pizazz than ever before. You’ve heard her wail, never knowing what to expect from her extraordinary range. Her smooth, sultry, yet sassy style is what shines through as she performs her favourite Jazz classics for you. You know …

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Nov 04

Nov. 12 ~ Rich Brown’s rinsethealgorithm

Saturday, Nov. 12 ~ Rich Brown’s rinsethealgorithm Cover charge: $20/person 8:30 to 11:30 pm Opening act: Andy Klaehn (sax, flute, clarinet) + friends – no cover – pay what you want Toronto electric bassist rich brown formed rinsethealgorithm in 2004 with the purpose of taking a modern approach to the idea that Jazz was the …

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