Tom Nagy

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Haruka-Ettun Project from NYC plays two gigs in Waterloo this weekend

WATERLOO, ON., OCT. 15, 2014 —  Ehud Ettun played the double bass and spoke Hebrew. Haruka Yabuno played piano and spoke Japanese. But the two classically-trained musicians instantly found a common language in jazz. Ehud traveled from his home in Israel four years ago to do a Master’s Degree in jazz at the New England Conservatory …

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KOGGING Returns With Songs of Every Day Life

WATERLOO, OCT. 14, 2014 — In a small Dutch village near the German border a boy picked up a saxophone, and started a musical journey many years ago that brings him back to The Jazz Room on Friday, Oct. 17th. The composer, lyricist and vocalist Norbert Kogging begins a six-city tour of Canada with his gig …

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November Early Performer Series – curated by Mike Downes

This November, our Saturday opening bands (playing 6:30 – 8 PM) will have been chosen by none other than renowned bassist Mike Downes.  Mike has curated this series featuring some fantastic emerging artists, jazz students and recent graduates.  The levels of performance and innovation you will find showcased in this series are second to none. …

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Welcome to the Jazz Room

Hey music fans!  Welcome to the Jazz Room! We’re a great music venue in UpTown Waterloo.  We have killer jazz groups playing here every Friday and Saturday night during Jazz Season (which runs September through June)!  These groups come from KW, across Canada and around the world, to play at what has been called Ontario’s best jazz club! …

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Saturday, Jan 26 – Spike Wilner

Joining us by special invitation, pianist Spike Wilner is one of the brightest lights in the New York City jazz scene.  With Spike in high demand in NYC, we’re very pleased to be able to bring him to Waterloo Region for his first ever Canadian date.  To hear why Spike has earned such a reputation for …

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