April 2015 archive

Richard Whiteman: Straight-Ahead Jazz of the Highest Calibre

By Terry Pender http://terrypender.blogspot.ca/2015/04/richard-whiteman-straight-ahead-jazz-of.html WATERLOO Ont., Wednesday, April 8, 2015 —– The last time Richard Whiteman was on stage at The Jazz Room he played the double bass, which he picked up 10 years ago, but this Saturday Whiteman leads his trio from the piano bench. Whiteman plays with Ted Warren on drums, and Kurt …

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Inspiration from Charlie Hayden, Dave Holland, The Bad Plus

By Terry Pender http://terrypender.blogspot.ca/2015/04/inspiration-from-charlie-hayden-dave.html WATERLOO Ont., April 8, 2015 —- The Kite Trio is a Montreal-based alt-jazz group that worships at the altar of The Bad Plus. With Eric Couture on guitar, Eric Dew on drums and Paul Van Dyk on bass, the young musicians have so far released two CDs, and gig regularly in  Montreal …

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