October 2012 archive

Saturday, Nov 3rd – Jazz and Spoken Word

This is a special presentation in conjunction with The New Quarterly (http://www.tnq.ca/).  The event will be the final session in a two-day conference on writing (http://www.tnq.ca/wildwriters/). Visit our calendar for details on tickets, show time, and our opening schedule.

Friday, Nov 2 – rinsethealgorithm

Drawing on the broken beat scene of West London … Rich Brown lays it down. Toronto electric bassist Rich Brown formed rinsethealgorithm in 2004 with a modern take on this idea that jazz was the original dance music. With a deep calm that delivers, every line is rooted in melodic concepts and a heavily groove-oriented …

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Saturday, Oct 27 – Dave Young Quartet

Simply among the finest jazz bassists anywhere, Dave Young is as close as we can get to jazz royalty—both in Canada and abroad.     “To my way of thinking, Dave Young is one of the most talented bassists on the jazz scene. His harmonic sympatico and unerring sense of time have kept him in …

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Friday, Oct 26 – Jason White Trio

Jason White brings a set of game changing charts to the stage. Drawing from the intensity of Hendrix, surfacing the compelling bass heads of The Bad Plus, and hitting that nerve where classic jazz meets Zappa. The jazz trio format allows the piano voice to shine, a role that Jason can kick upstairs. Joining Jason …

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Saturday, Oct 20 – Zach Brock with the Phil Markowitz Quartet

Zach Brock‘s soaring lyricism takes the form of the jazz violin. He commands energy and power that is at once demanding and gifted. “Zach Brock is the pre-eminent improvising violinist of his generation.” – Michael Jackson, Chicago Sun-Times “Zach proves himself as composer, improviser and producer. With a fiercely charismatic presence onstage, Zach is the …

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