Season 10

THE JAZZ ROOM FALL 2020 REOPENING PLAN DURING COVID-19!

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Olivier Babaz Trio (Montreal) 7:30-8:30 PM Set
7:30 pm
  A sought-after bass player and composer, Olivier Babaz multiplies artistic projects and collaborations. He accompanies numerous artists and takes part in various bands. Born and raised in Paris, he lived and built his musical path mainly in France, the Netherlands and on Reunion Island. He established himself in Montreal in 2010. After “La Lune …
Olivier Babaz Trio (Montreal) 9:30-10:30 PM Set
9:30 pm
A sought-after bass player and composer, Olivier Babaz multiplies artistic projects and collaborations. He accompanies numerous artists and takes part in various bands. Born and raised in Paris, he lived and built his musical path mainly in France, the Netherlands and on Reunion Island. He established himself in Montreal in 2010. After “La Lune de Kala”, Akoz …
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Denzal Sinclaire 7:30-8:30 PM Set
7:30 pm
  PLEASE NOTE:  This show will be repeated (7:30 set and 9:30 set will be the same music–at least somewhat!) Denzal Sinclaire is one of Canada’s most popular jazz vocalists and is ranked among the finest jazz singers of his generation.  From the moment he steps on stage, he seems to naturally and effortlessly evoke …
Sep 26 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Denzal Sinclaire 9:30-10:30 PM Set
9:30 pm
  PLEASE NOTE:  This show will be repeated (7:30 set and 9:30 set will be the same music–at least somewhat!) Denzal Sinclaire is one of Canada’s most popular jazz vocalists and is ranked among the finest jazz singers of his generation.  From the moment he steps on stage, he seems to naturally and effortlessly evoke …
Dave Hjin Trio and Friends 7:30-8:30 PM Set
7:30 pm
  PLEASE NOTE:  This show will be repeated (7:30 set and 9:30 set will be the same music–at least somewhat!) Dave Hjin is a 19-year old guitar player and singer-songwriter with a jazz background. He has released a solo album and is continuing his artistic efforts in many directions such as arranging and producing. Although …
Dave Hjin Trio and Friends 9:30-10:30 PM Set
9:30 pm
  PLEASE NOTE:  This show will be repeated (7:30 set and 9:30 set will be the same music–at least somewhat!) Dave Hjin is a 19-year old guitar player and singer-songwriter with a jazz background. He has released a solo album and is continuing his artistic efforts in many directions such as arranging and producing. Although …
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Sarah Thawer 7:30-8:30 PM Set
7:30 pm
Sarah Thawer is a JUNO-Award nominated drummer based in Toronto, Canada. She started playing drums at age 2 and her first stage performance was at age 5. She is currently touring, recording and performing with international artists playing a wide range of genres from Jazz and Fusion all the way to Indian, Latin, funk, R&B …
Oct 3 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Sarah Thawer 9:30-10:30 PM Set
9:30 pm
Sarah Thawer is a JUNO-Award nominated drummer based in Toronto, Canada. She started playing drums at age 2 and her first stage performance was at age 5. She is currently touring, recording and performing with international artists playing a wide range of genres from Jazz and Fusion all the way to Indian, Latin, funk, R&B …
Oct 9 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
New Vibes Quartet 7:30-8:30 PM Set
7:30 pm
                                                         Photo credit: Tia Loryssa Abbott The New Vibes Jazz Quartet began as a trio in the spring of 1999 with Andy Macpherson (vibes, drums), Dan Brennan (bass), …
Oct 9 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
New Vibes Quartet 9:30-10:30 PM Set
9:30 pm
                                                           Photo credit: Tia Loryssa Abbott The New Vibes Jazz Quartet began as a trio in the spring of 1999 with Andy Macpherson (vibes, drums), Dan Brennan …
Pat Collins Trio "CD Release" 7:30 PM Show
7:30 pm
This gig at the Jazz Room will be the trio’s first since the release of their new CD, “Time Well Spent” “The Trio will be playing tunes from their brand new Cornerstone Records release which is a mix of original tunes, standards, with a bit of Paul Simon for good luck”. Originally from Qualicum Beach, …
Pat Collins Trio "CD Release" 9:30 PM Show
9:30 pm
This gig at the Jazz Room will be the trio’s first since the release of their new CD, “Time Well Spent” “The Trio will be playing tunes from their brand new Cornerstone Records release which is a mix of original tunes, standards, with a bit of Paul Simon for good luck”. Originally from Qualicum Beach, …
Oct 16 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Matt Rait 7:30-8:30 PM Set
7:30 pm
Matthew Rait’s career includes a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Arts, and ABD (Ph.D) in Music from York University. He’s continually interested in the study of music from diverse perspectives. Matt’s recent dissertation The Music of Sting, as well as study of Jazz pianist Bill Evans, and impressionism composers Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel …
Oct 16 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Matt Rait 9:30-10:30 PM Set
9:30 pm
Matthew Rait’s career includes a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Arts, and ABD (Ph.D) in Music from York University. He’s continually interested in the study of music from diverse perspectives. Matt’s recent dissertation The Music of Sting, as well as study of Jazz pianist Bill Evans, and impressionism composers Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel …
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Gavin Hope 7:30-8:30 PM Set
7:30 pm
Gavin Hope-voice Ross McIntyre-bass Mark Kelso-Drums


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