December 2014 archive

Mark Eisenman only gigs when he can do justice to the music

By Terry Pender WATERLOO, Tuesday Dec. 9, 2014 — Mark Eisenman brings his trio to The Jazz Room Saturday night and a lifetime of respect for the music. Eisenman, a veteran jazz pianist from the  Toronto scene, plays with Steve Wallace on bass and Terry Clarke on drums. All played The Jazz Room in the …

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Boom for Rent comes to The Jazz Room Saturday night

By Terry Pender WATERLOO ON., Dec. 3, 2014 — When Brendan Davis plays jazz he wants toes tapping and people singing at least one of the tunes by the end of the night. Boom for Rent comes to town Saturday night at The Jazz Room. This quartet is comprised of veterans from the Toronto scene. …

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John Tank and his all star band set for special show

By Terry Pender NEW YORK CITY, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 — John Tank settles into a chair in a trendy coffee shop on The Bowery, looks around and shakes his head. “I feel like a tired old man sometimes,” Tank says. The over-priced java, and the gleaming cafe around him are unwelcome reminders of how …

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