Monthly Archive: March 2015

Mar 26

Robi Botos Launches New CD With a Band of the Best of Jazz Cats in the Business

By Terry Pender http://terrypender.blogspot.ca/2015/03/robi-botos-launches-new-cd-with-band-of.html WATERLOO, March 25, 2015 —- The celebrated jazz pianist and composer Robi Botos will celebrate the launch of his latest CD - Moving Forward - with special shows at the Jazz Bistro in Toronto, Upstairs in Montreal and The Jazz Room in Waterloo. These are the only three venues selected by Botos, and a440/Universal …

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Mar 20

The Amazing Trumpet Playing of Ingrid Jensen Returns to The Jazz Room

By Terry Pender http://terrypender.blogspot.ca/2015/03/the-amazing-trumpet-playing-of-ingrid.html   WATERLOO, March 20, 2015 — The internationally-acclaimed trumpet sensation Ingrid Jensen returns to The Jazz Room for a show Saturday night with Gray Matter. The Grammy-Award-winning Jensen will be soloing on the grooves of Justin Gray (bass), Derek Gray (drums) Eli Bennett (tenor sax).  She is the senior musician on this …

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Mar 20

The Murley-Braid Nordic Project

By Terry Pender http://terrypender.blogspot.ca/2015/03/the-murley-braid-nordic-project.html   WATERLOO, March 20, 2015 —- One of Canada’s leading jazz pianists and composers, David Braid, brings a new, international project to the stage tonight at The Jazz Room. Braid teamed up with tenor-sax master Mike Murley for trips to Denmark, Sweden and Finland in recent years to teach master classes and …

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Mar 20

Boundary Busting Exuberance on a Five String Fiddle

By Terry Pender http://terrypender.blogspot.ca/2015/03/boundary-busting-exuberance-on-five.html   WATERLOO, March 10, 2015 — The violinist and composer Jaron Freeman-Fox hopes the exuberance of yelling from mountain tops and along ocean beaches comes through in his music. “I hope it maintains that same feeling of freedom,” Freeman-Fox said. The genre-defying musician leads a quintet Friday, March 13, at The Jazz …

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