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Opening Night Welcome

“Welcome to The Jazz Room!” Volunteer Nicole Hamilton shows us in on opening night…

The Record Lights Up The Jazz Room!

The Record highlights The Jazz Room in today’s paper. Read what they have written about the exciting launch and the kick-off happening this weekend! And… join us… for an exciting start to the coming season.–juno-winning-sax-player-will-light-up-k-w-jazz-room–juno-winning-sax-player-will-light-up-k-w-jazz-room

What Others Are Saying About the Jazz Room!

On Thursday, August 25, The Jazz Room held a “Pre-Opening Event” to test out the equipment, work out the kinks and get everything in order for the first weekend — this Friday and Saturday, September 9 and 10. Here’s what a couple of the cool kids had to say: Darin White discovered he really loves …

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Black, Brown and Beige

… are just a few of the colors you’ll find in this peek into The Jazz Room’s sound check: Special thanks to Philip Bast for the video.

Live Performance Painting at The Jazz Room!!

Artist Laurie Wonfor Nolan’s recent foray into Live Performance Painting will be an added bonus to The Jazz Room. Laurie will be painting large format jazz portraits during a number of performances beginning with the Mike Murley Septet on September 10. The finished paintings will don the walls of The Jazz Room and will be …

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Stephen Preece & Tom Nagy Interview

Stephen and Tom share thoughts about The Jazz Room on Rogers Daytime TV: Special thanks to everyone at Rogers.

Sound Check Extraordinaire

If the dress rehearsal was this good, I can’t wait for opening night. A handful of lucky jazz fans served as the audience tonight for a live test run at The Jazz Room. The goal of the evening was to find any kinks – sound, lighting, setup, etc. – prior to Sept. 9th’s opening night. …

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Tickets for Opening Weekend Now Available!

The Society is pleased to announce that tickets for the opening weekend go on sale August 13 at Words Worth Books in Uptown Waterloo (cash only). Friday, September 9, 2011 kicks off with none other than local favourite trumpeter Larry Larson and his Jazz Guys. Saturday, September 10, 2011 sees award-winning saxoponist (tenor and soprano), Mike Murley and the Mike Murley Septet, performing for …

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Fall Lineup Featured in The Record

Terry Pender’s preview of what to expect at The Jazz Room this autumn: The Record: 26 shows among jazz society’s fall lineup

Booth Dancing at UpTown Jazz

Jully Black had barely finished inspiring hundreds of KW live music lovers at the UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival to “break through the glass ceiling!” when I happened upon the booth for The Jazz Room on Friday night. And what did I find? A group of Jazz Roomers dancing to the music, laughing, and talking about …

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