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APRIL 1ST 2017

Jessica Vigneault French songs evening

Jessica Vigneault, her hands and her voice free, will be accompanied by Joshua Rager on piano and Fraser Hollins on acoustic bass, for a jazz evening full of subtlety and contrast.

 

APRIL 2ND 2017

Latin Jazz Night

Featuring: Domier Gonzales (percussions), Michel Cantero (piano), Nestor Rodriguez (sax), Alex Bellegarde (bass)

 

APRIL 3RD 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Jérôme Beaulieu & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums), and special guests

 

APRIL 4TH 2017

McGill Jazz combo

Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30-7:30pm, Upstairs showcases McGill University’s Schulich School of Music students.

 

APRIL 4TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays:
Jonathan Turgeon presents The Great American Songbook

Jonathan Turgeon presents The Great American Songbook in a drum-less trio format

 

APRIL 5TH 2017

5-7pm - House of Three

5-7 House of Three is comprised of three musicians with varied musical experiences. The group was made as they studying Jazz at Concordia University.

 

APRIL 5TH 2017

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo

Dawn Tyler Watson is a six-time consecutive winner of the Quebec Lys Blues Award for Best Female Artist.

 

APRIL 6TH 2017

McGill Jazz combo

Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30-7:30pm, Upstairs showcases McGill University’s Schulich School of Music students.

 

APRIL 6TH 2017

Bharath and his Rhythm Four

Their time-stamped authentic style, purist approach and incomparable energy, is inspired by the great American bluesmen who once scoured the juke joints of Chicago and the Midwest.

 

APRIL 7TH 2017

Miroslava Katzarova Jazz Quartet

The upcoming tour concert program in US and Canada will include the best of Mira’s work so far and newly arranged compositions.

 

APRIL 8TH 2017

Nadia Theobal: Tribute to Nina Simone

Misunderstood marks Nadia’s debut as a solo artist, emerging on the jazz scene with this tribute to the incomparable Nina Simone.

 

APRIL 9TH 2017

Magela Skerritt

Feat. Magella Skerritt (Voice), Félix Tellier Pouliot (Guitar), Daniel Di Cinto (Bass), Valérie Lacombe (Drums)

 

APRIL 10TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Greg Amirault & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums), and special guests

 

APRIL 10TH 2017

5-7pm - Silveresque Quartet

 

APRIL 11TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays:
Jonathan Turgeon presents Tribute to Monk

Jonathan Turgeon pays tribute to the legendary jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Monk.

 

APRIL 12TH 2017

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

5pm to 7pm - Every Wednesday, students in the jazz program at Concordia University will play at Upstairs.

 

APRIL 12TH 2017

Concordia alumni & Music Therapy Students
Benefice Concert

'Come celebrate music therapy at Concordia University's annual benefit concert! A night of eclectic music performances by Concordia Graduate Music Therapy students

 

APRIL 13TH 2017

5 to 7:
Student Vocal Jazz Jam hosted by Sienna Dahlen and Mike Rud- 1st Edition

Vocalists from the McGill and Concordia Jazz Faculties will be presenting an open jam at Upstairs Jazz Club.

 

APRIL 13TH 2017

Malika Tirolien Quartet

Malika's solo project is a delicate mix of soul, jazz, R&B, hip-hop and Afro-Caribbean influences.

 

APRIL 14TH 2017

Benjamin Deschamps - Album Launch

Their second record Demi-Nuit, will be released in April 2017 with the label MCM Records.

 

APRIL 15TH 2017

ABEL MAXWELL

Nominated as Best Male Performer at 2015 Trille-Or Awards Gala by Radio-Canada & APCM, Abel Maxwell is an artist increasingly recognized on the North American platform.

 

APRIL 16TH 2017

Latin Jazz Night

Featuring: Domier Gonzales (percussions), Michel Cantero (piano), Nestor Rodriguez (sax), Alex Bellegarde (bass)

 

APRIL 17TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with James Gelfand & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums), and special guests

 

APRIL 18TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays:
Jonathan Turgeon presents Tribute to Bill Evans

A tribute to pianist Bill Evans, often considered the ‘’jazz poet’’.

 

APRIL 19TH 2017

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

5pm to 7pm - Every Wednesday, students in the jazz program at Concordia University will play at Upstairs.

 

APRIL 19TH 2017

Fuat Tuaç Quartet

Fuat Tuaç and his band will be performing well-known jazz standards as well as their own compositions and the band will be joined by special guests for the evening.

 

APRIL 20TH 2017

Ben Racine Blues Band

Ben’s soulful voice is reminiscent of the greatest Rhythm and Blues vocalists of the ‘50s and ‘60s.

 

APRIL 20TH 2017

Ben Racine Blues Band

Ben’s soulful voice is reminiscent of the greatest Rhythm and Blues vocalists of the ‘50s and ‘60s.

 

APRIL 21ST 2017

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

Paulo Ramos, a versatile Brazilian guitarist, singer, and composer was born in Sao Paulo. Raised in a family of musicians, he started playing percussion at nine years old.

 

APRIL 22ND 2017

Jean-Michel Pilc trio

Featuring: Jean-Michel Pilc (piano), Rémi-Jean Leblanc (double bass) & Jim Doxas (drums)

 

APRIL 23RD 2017

Sam Kirmayer —“Opening Statement” Album Launch

Feat. Sam Kirmayer (guitar), Sean Fyfe (piano), Mike De Masi (bass), Dave Laing (drums)

 

APRIL 24TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with James Gelfand & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums), and special guests

 

APRIL 25TH 2017

5 to 7:
Student Vocal Jazz Jam hosted by Sienna Dahlen - 2nd Edition

Vocalists from the McGill and Concordia Jazz Faculties will be presenting an open jam at Upstairs Jazz Club.

 

APRIL 25TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays:
Jonathan TurgeonTrio Album Launch

The Jonathan Turgeon trio presents the cd launch of Les rêves errants (Wandering Dreams). Frank Lozano will be joining the trio for the first set as a special guest.

 

APRIL 26TH 2017

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

5pm to 7pm - Every Wednesday, students in the jazz program at Concordia University will play at Upstairs.

 

APRIL 26TH 2017

Tevet Sela/John Roney Duo

In this special meeting, Tevet and John will play both their original compositions.

 

APRIL 27TH 2017

Sarah MK

Canadian artist Sarah MK is well-intent on redefining the preconceived notion of what a modern-day songstress should sound like.

 

APRIL 28TH 2017

Rafael Zaldivar & “The Latin Standard Jazz Quartet”

Rafael Zaldivar on piano, Amado Dedeu on percussions, Levi Dover on bass, and Greg Ritchie on drums.

 

APRIL 29TH 2017

Norman Marshall Villeneuve's Jazz Message

Feat: Norman Marshall Villeneuve, drums / Joe Ferracuti, piano / Eric Lagacé, bass / Andy King, trumpet / Dave Turner, alto sax

 

APRIL 30TH 2017

Latin Jazz Night

Featuring: Domier Gonzales (percussions), Michel Cantero (piano), Nestor Rodriguez (sax), Juan Carlos Abad (bass)

 

MAY 1ST 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Alex Francoeur & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums), and special guests

 

MAY 2ND 2017

Closed at night - Private Event

 

MAY 3RD 2017

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

5pm to 7pm - Every Wednesday, students in the jazz program at Concordia University will play at Upstairs.

 

MAY 3RD 2017

Piano Trio series: Marianne Trudel presents Trifolia

The encounter of three extraordinary artists of different horizons creates this astonishing musical overlapping of jazz, romantic music and global rhythms.

 

MAY 4TH 2017

Bharath and his Rhythm Four

Their time-stamped authentic style, purist approach and incomparable energy, is inspired by the great American bluesmen who once scoured the juke joints of Chicago and the Midwest.

 

MAY 5TH 2017

Dawn Tyler Watson

Dawn Tyler Watson is a six-time consecutive winner of the Quebec Lys Blues Award for Best Female Artist.

 

MAY 5TH 2017

Dawn Tyler Watson

Dawn Tyler Watson is a six-time consecutive winner of the Quebec Lys Blues Award for Best Female Artist.

 

MAY 6TH 2017

James Gelfand Trio

Classically trained from the age of 4, as both a Jazz and Classical pianist as well as a composer, Juno award winner, James Gelfand has received critical acclaim in both the jazz world and the film industry.

 

MAY 7TH 2017

Impulso Flamenco

Formed by Mexican percussionist and singer Sergio Barrenechea, Impulso Flamenco presents a mix repertoire of traditional Flamenco in fusion with Latino and Arab musics, with Jazz accents.

 

MAY 8TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Jason Stillman & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums), and special guests

 

MAY 9TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Marianne Trudel presents Saudade

Tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim featuring Marianne Trudel: piano, André Faleiros: electric bass, Sacha Daoud : drums

 

MAY 10TH 2017

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

5pm to 7pm - Every Wednesday, students in the jazz program at Concordia University will play at Upstairs.

 

MAY 10TH 2017

Julie Lamontagne Trio

With her unconditional love of jazz, the pianist invites us to discover the unique world she has created.

 

MAY 11TH 2017

Suzanne Tremblay Quintet

Suzanne Tremblay : Vocals, Daniel Lapierre : Guitar, Marie-Neige Lavigne : Violin, Mark Nelson : Drums, Jean Félix Mailloux: Double bass

 

MAY 12TH 2017

John Stetch & Vulneraville

Feat. John Stetch – Piano, Steve Kortyka – Sax, Philippe Lemm – Drums, Ben Tiberio – Bass

 

MAY 13TH 2017

Sara Latendresse Quartet

Listening to Sara Latendresse, you get the feeling of being in a beautiful, warm embrace.

 

MAY 14TH 2017

Latin Jazz Night

Featuring: Domier Gonzales (percussions), Michel Cantero (piano), Nestor Rodriguez (sax), Alex Bellegarde (bass)

 

MAY 15TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Samuel Blais & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums), and special guests

 

MAY 16TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Marianne Trudel presents Tribute to Joni Mitchell

featuring Karen Young : vocals, Marianne Trudel: piano, Norman Lachapelle : electric bass

 

MAY 17TH 2017

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

5pm to 7pm - Every Wednesday, students in the jazz program at Concordia University will play at Upstairs.

 

MAY 17TH 2017

Dave Turner presents the next generation

Saxophonist and composer Dave Turner presents the next generation

 

MAY 18TH 2017

Ben Racine Blues Band

Ben’s soulful voice is reminiscent of the greatest Rhythm and Blues vocalists of the ‘50s and ‘60s.

 

MAY 19TH 2017

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

Paulo Ramos, a versatile Brazilian guitarist, singer, and composer was born in Sao Paulo. Raised in a family of musicians, he started playing percussion at nine years old.

 

MAY 20TH 2017

Colin Hunter

A huge fan of the 1950s crooner-jazz repertoire, Colin Hunter has launched a few CDs and has hit the stage many times with the ever-talented vocal singer Kim Richardson.

 

MAY 21ST 2017

PSC TRIO

Psc trio is a Montreal-based jazz trio that combines compositions with original arrangements of well known songs from the jazz, rock and pop genres.

 

MAY 22ND 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Mario Allard & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums), and special guests

 

MAY 23RD 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Marianne Trudel plays Standards

featuring Marianne Trudel: piano, Rémi-Jean Leblanc: double bass, André White: drums

 

MAY 24TH 2017

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

5pm to 7pm - Every Wednesday, students in the jazz program at Concordia University will play at Upstairs.

 

MAY 24TH 2017

Marie-Noëlle Claveau - Album Launch

Déjà reconnue en tant qu'interprète, Marie-Noëlle Claveau nous revient maintenant avec Sans hésiter, un premier album de chansons originales francophones s'inspirant de l'univers musical de la fin des années 70.

 

MAY 25TH 2017

Sarah MK

Canadian artist Sarah MK is well-intent on redefining the preconceived notion of what a modern-day songstress should sound like.

 

MAY 26TH 2017

Tevet Sela Quartet - 'Coming True' 10 year anniversary

The successful 'Coming True' album came out in Israel in 2007 and offered a unique mix of Jazz, Funk and middle eastern influences.

 

MAY 27TH 2017

B's Bees

Montreal group B`s Bees is a hard swinging jazz outfit that brings a high energy interpretation to the music of past masters.

 

MAY 28TH 2017

Latin Jazz Night

Featuring: Domier Gonzales (percussions), Michel Cantero (piano), Nestor Rodriguez (sax), Alex Bellegarde (bass)

 

MAY 29TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Al McLean & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums), and special guests

 

MAY 30TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Marianne Trudel presents La vie commence ici

featuring Marianne Trudel: piano, Jonathan Stewart: sax, Robbie Kuster: drums

 

MAY 31ST 2017

Carlos Jimenez Trio - Tribute to Bill Evans

Jazz guitarist and composer, Carlos Jiménez is a very active musician in the Montreal jazz scene.

 

MAY 31ST 2017

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

5pm to 7pm - Every Wednesday, students in the jazz program at Concordia University will play at Upstairs.

 

JUNE 1ST 2017

Bharath and his Rhythm Four

Their time-stamped authentic style, purist approach and incomparable energy, is inspired by the great American bluesmen who once scoured the juke joints of Chicago and the Midwest.

 

JUNE 2ND 2017

Alex Lefaivre Quartet feat. Rémi Bolduc

Alex Lefaivre (bass), John Roney (piano), Greg Ritchie (drums), Rémi Bolduc (sax)

 

JUNE 3RD 2017

Jean-Michel Pilc trio

Featuring: Jean-Michel Pilc (piano), Rémi-Jean Leblanc (double bass) & Jim Doxas (drums)

 

JUNE 4TH 2017

Latin Jazz Night

Featuring: Domier Gonzales (percussions), Michel Cantero (piano), Nestor Rodriguez (sax), Alex Bellegarde (bass)

 

JUNE 5TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Gentiane MG & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums), and special guests

 

JUNE 6TH 2017

Stephen Menold / Joe Ferracuti / Aaron Dolman Trio
Tribute to Monk

Taking on the music of Thelonious Monk, they provide a fresh take on Monk's compositions while preserving its authenticity.

 

JUNE 7TH 2017

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

5pm to 7pm - Every Wednesday, students in the jazz program at Concordia University will play at Upstairs.

 

JUNE 7TH 2017

Julie Lamontagne Trio

With her unconditional love of jazz, the pianist invites us to discover the unique world she has created.

 

JUNE 8TH 2017

Gentiane MG trio - Album Launch

Gentiane MG (Michaud-Gagnon) is a young pianist who has been active on the Montreal jazz scene for several years.

 

JUNE 9TH 2017

Serge Krief Trio ft. Denis Chang - Tribute to Django Reinhardt

One of the legends of the Parisian Gypsy Jazz scene, Serge has influenced many of the major Parisian Gypsy Jazz players of the new generation.

 

JUNE 10TH 2017

Dawn Tyler Watson

Dawn Tyler Watson is a six-time consecutive winner of the Quebec Lys Blues Award for Best Female Artist.

 

JUNE 11TH 2017

Latin Jazz Night

Featuring: Domier Gonzales (percussions), Michel Cantero (piano), Nestor Rodriguez (sax), Alex Bellegarde (bass)

 

JUNE 12TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Gentiane MG & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums), and special guests

 

JUNE 13TH 2017

Mike Rud Trio

Mike Rud is a jazz guitarist and music teacher currently living in Montreal.

 

JUNE 14TH 2017

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

5pm to 7pm - Every Wednesday, students in the jazz program at Concordia University will play at Upstairs.

 

JUNE 14TH 2017

Fuat Tuaç Quartet

Fuat Tuaç and his band will be performing well-known jazz standards as well as their own compositions and the band will be joined by special guests for the evening.

 

JUNE 15TH 2017

Ria Reece

Classic R&B – Soul signer Ria Reece is a two time 2014 Lys Blues award nominee for ”Blues & Associated Styles Album of the Year” and ”Breakout Artist”.

 

JUNE 16TH 2017

Jensen/Johnston Quartet

Christine Jensen-saxophones, Jeff Johnston-piano, Greg Ritchie- drums, Fraser Hollins- bass

 

JUNE 17TH 2017

Nadia Theobal: Tribute to Nina Simone

Misunderstood marks Nadia’s debut as a solo artist, emerging on the jazz scene with this tribute to the incomparable Nina Simone.

 

JUNE 18TH 2017

Michael Bruzzese Quintet : The Music of Sonny Clark

Mike Bruzzese - Guitar / Masashi Usui - Tenor Saxophone / Andres Vial - Piano / Jonathan Chapman - Bass / Dave Laing - Drums

 

JUNE 19TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Mike Rud & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums), and special guests

 

JUNE 20TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Matt Herskowitz

Uniquely combining the superlative technique of a classical virtuoso with his prowess in jazz, world music and free improvisation, Matt Herskowitz has carved out a unique and personal voice in music.

 

JUNE 21ST 2017

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

5pm to 7pm - Every Wednesday, students in the jazz program at Concordia University will play at Upstairs.

 

JUNE 21ST 2017

Kim Zombik Quartet - Tribute to Shirley Horn

Kim Zombik Quartet featuring Kim Zombik (voice), Andres Vial (piano), Adrian Vedady (bass) & Martin Auguste (drums)

 

JUNE 22ND 2017

Sarah MK

Canadian artist Sarah MK is well-intent on redefining the preconceived notion of what a modern-day songstress should sound like.

 

JUNE 23RD 2017

DOXAS / JENSEN / FRENCH / VEDADY

These talented musicians come together to present originals, standards and new music from the jazz diaspora.

 

JUNE 24TH 2017

Bharath and his Rhythm Four

Their time-stamped authentic style, purist approach and incomparable energy, is inspired by the great American bluesmen who once scoured the juke joints of Chicago and the Midwest.

 

JUNE 25TH 2017

Latin Jazz Night

Featuring: Domier Gonzales (percussions), Michel Cantero (piano), Nestor Rodriguez (sax), Alex Bellegarde (bass)

 

JUNE 26TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Chris Maskell & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums), and special guests

 

JUNE 27TH 2017

Ryan Keberle & Catharsis

Ryan Keberle - trombone, keyboards and melodica / Camila Meza - voice and guitar / Scott Robinson - tenor saxopone and trumpet / Jorge Roeder - electric and acoustic bass / Eric Doob - drum set

 

JUNE 28TH 2017

Montreal International Jazz Festival:
Halie Loren

Oregon native Halie Loren is an internationally recognized artist whose rich and sensitively delivered vocals have garnered her numerous awards and fans from around the world.

 

JUNE 29TH 2017

Montreal International Jazz Festival:
Franco Luciani Trio

Franco Luciani is considered by Argentine critics and press to be one of the most remarkable and talented musicians of the new generation.

 

JUNE 30TH 2017

Montreal International Jazz Festival:
Daniel Freedman Quartet feat. Gilad Hekselman

Drummer and composer Daniel Freedman was born and raised in New York City and was a student of Max Roach and Billy Higgins.

 

JULY 1ST 2017

Montreal International Jazz Festival:
Jacques Kuba Seguin Litania Projekt invites Krizystof Kobylinski

Winner of the 2012 Révélation Jazz Radio-Canada prize, this Canadian trumpeter and composer of Polish origins is turning heads.

 

JULY 2ND 2017

Montreal International Jazz Festival:
Vijay Iyer Solo

Grammy-nominated composer-pianist Vijay Iyer was described by Pitchfork as "one of the most interesting and vital young pianists in jazz today,"

 

JULY 3RD 2017

Montreal International Jazz Festival:
Barbra Lica

FEat. Barbra Lica (vocals), Marc Rogers (bass, vocals), Will Fisher (drums), Tom Fleming (guitar), Joel Visentin (keyboards, accordion, vocals)

 

JULY 4TH 2017

Montreal International Jazz Festival:
Kellylee Evans

The Canadian rising star singer/songwriter Kellylee Evans is a chameleon-like performer

 

JULY 5TH 2017

George Cables Trio featuring Essiet Essiet & Andre White

George Cables has emerged as a major voice in modern jazz.

 

JULY 6TH 2017

Montreal International Jazz Festival:
Wallace Roney Quintet

Wallace Roney on Trumpet, Ben Solomon on Tenor Sax, Curtis Lundy on Bass, Oscar Williams on Piano, and Eric Allen on drums

 

JULY 7TH 2017

Montreal International Jazz Festival:
Wallace Roney Quintet

Wallace Roney earned the admiration and respect of his colleagues and his elders since age 16.

 

JULY 8TH 2017

Montreal International Jazz Festival:
Ranee Lee

Ranee Lee is now celebrating thirty-five years in Montreal, Canada, where she enjoys a successful, multi faceted career as one of Canada's most popular jazz vocalists.

 

JULY 9TH 2017

Latin Jazz Night

Featuring: Domier Gonzales (percussions), Michel Cantero (piano), Nestor Rodriguez (sax), Alex Bellegarde (bass)

 

JULY 10TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Nick di Giovanni & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums), and special guests

 

JULY 11TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Arden Arapyan world jazz Trio

Arden Arapyan returns to the Upstairs Jazz Club to perform his unique blend of jazz, fused with influences of Armenia, Cuba, the Middle-East and Latin-America.

 

JULY 12TH 2017

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

5pm to 7pm - Every Wednesday, students in the jazz program at Concordia University will play at Upstairs.

 

JULY 12TH 2017

Julie Lamontagne Trio

With her unconditional love of jazz, the pianist invites us to discover the unique world she has created.

 

JULY 13TH 2017

Justin Saladino Band

Born and raised in Montreal, Justin Saladino gives a fresh take on the blues.

 

JULY 14TH 2017

Bharath and his Rhythm Four

Their time-stamped authentic style, purist approach and incomparable energy, is inspired by the great American bluesmen who once scoured the juke joints of Chicago and the Midwest.

 

JULY 15TH 2017

Jessica Vigneault French song evening

Jessica proposes a different repertoire than usual for a jazz event. You will hear great classics standards of French « chanson »

 

JULY 16TH 2017

Fryr-Tùk

Damien-Jade Cyr, saxophones / Robin Chemtov, piano / Simon Lévesque, bass / William Javier Machado, drums

 

JULY 17TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Nick di Giovanni & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums), and special guests

 

JULY 18TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Arden Arapyan latin jazz Trio

Arden Arapyan returns to the Upstairs Jazz Club to perform his unique blend of jazz, fused with influences of Armenia, Cuba, the Middle-East and Latin-America.

 

JULY 19TH 2017

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

5pm to 7pm - Every Wednesday, students in the jazz program at Concordia University will play at Upstairs.

 

JULY 19TH 2017

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo

Dawn Tyler Watson is a six-time consecutive winner of the Quebec Lys Blues Award for Best Female Artist.

 

JULY 20TH 2017

Ben Racine Blues Band

Ben’s soulful voice is reminiscent of the greatest Rhythm and Blues vocalists of the ‘50s and ‘60s.

 

JULY 21ST 2017

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

Feat.: Paulo Ramos (guitar & vocals), Jessica Vigneault (piano & vocals), Fabrice Laurent & Daniel Bellegarde (percussions)

 

JULY 22ND 2017

Steve Hall Quintet feat. Sam Kirmayer & Rafael Zaldivar

Steve Hall is a Montreal born tenor and soprano saxophonist and composer/arranger who has lived in New York for most of his life

 

JULY 23RD 2017

Latin Jazz Night

Featuring: Domier Gonzales (percussions), Michel Cantero (piano), Nestor Rodriguez (sax), Alex Bellegarde (bass)

 

JULY 24TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Jonathan Turgeon & Alex Le Blanc

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums), and special guests

 

JULY 25TH 2017

Christine Tassan & les Imposteures

With close to 15 years of bringing their special blend of Gypsy jazz and revisited cover songs to audiences, Christine Tassan et les ImposteurEs have made a name for themselves on the music scene.

 

JULY 26TH 2017

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

5pm to 7pm - Every Wednesday, students in the jazz program at Concordia University will play at Upstairs.

 

JULY 26TH 2017

Goki Nagumo

With a bright, original and truly entertaining stage presence Goki has become a jazz scene leader in Japan. He sings at many Jazz Venues, Jazz Festivals and Hotels around Tokyo.

 

JULY 27TH 2017

Shawn McPherson

Barely 22 years old, Shawn McPherson has already established himself as an up and coming harmonica master.

 

JULY 28TH 2017

Dawn Tyler Watson

Dawn Tyler Watson is a six-time consecutive winner of the Quebec Lys Blues Award for Best Female Artist.

 

JULY 29TH 2017

Jean-Michel Pilc trio

Featuring: Jean-Michel Pilc (piano), Mike de Masi (double bass) & Jim Doxas (drums)

 

JULY 30TH 2017

Latin Jazz Night

Featuring: Domier Gonzales (percussions), Michel Cantero (piano), Nestor Rodriguez (sax), Alex Bellegarde (bass)

 

JULY 31ST 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Jonathan Turgeon & Alex Le Blanc

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums), and special guests

 

AUGUST 1ST 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Parc X Trio presents Tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim

For the first night of their residency, Parc X Trio will pay hommage to the great Antonio Carlos Jobim.

 

AUGUST 2ND 2017

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

5pm to 7pm - Every Wednesday, students in the jazz program at Concordia University will play at Upstairs.

 

AUGUST 2ND 2017

Julie Lamontagne Trio

With her unconditional love of jazz, the pianist invites us to discover the unique world she has created.

 

AUGUST 3RD 2017

Bharath and his Rhythm Four

Their time-stamped authentic style, purist approach and incomparable energy, is inspired by the great American bluesmen who once scoured the juke joints of Chicago and the Midwest.

 

AUGUST 4TH 2017

Montreal Hard Bop Five

From Monk to Coltrane, Blakey to Byrd, with the band's own compositions thrown in for good measure, these guys swing baby !

 

AUGUST 5TH 2017

Lozano / Jimenez / Hollins / Laing Quartet

Feat: Frank Lozano: saxophone / Carlos Jimenez: guitar / Fraser Hollins: bass / Dave Laing: drums

 

AUGUST 6TH 2017

Latin Jazz Night

Featuring: Domier Gonzales (percussions), Michel Cantero (piano), Nestor Rodriguez (sax), Alex Bellegarde (bass)

 

AUGUST 7TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Guillaume Pilote with Kate Wyatt & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Guillaume Pilote (drums), and special guests

 

AUGUST 8TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Parc X Trio presents Tribute to Wayne Shorter

For the second night of their residency, Parc X Trio dive into the works of Wayne Shorter, with an emphasis on his 60’s Blue Note recordings.

 

AUGUST 9TH 2017

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

5pm to 7pm - Every Wednesday, students in the jazz program at Concordia University will play at Upstairs.

 

AUGUST 9TH 2017

Anuschka Wright

Bahamian Jazz vocalist, Anuschka Wright, has always been a performer.

 

AUGUST 10TH 2017

The Lucas Haneman Express

The Lucas Haneman Express is a soulful, fun filled and electrifying musical ride. The groups frontman, Lucas Haneman, has long been widely regarded for his distinctive guitar work.

 

AUGUST 11TH 2017

Nadia Theobal: Tribute to Nina Simone

Misunderstood marks Nadia’s debut as a solo artist, emerging on the jazz scene with this tribute to the incomparable Nina Simone.

 

AUGUST 12TH 2017

Benny Sharoni Quartet

Sharoni fuses together classic bop influences of Sonny Rollins, Dexter Gordon and Steve Grossman, and flavors his music with Latin rhythms and an energetic drive.

 

AUGUST 13TH 2017

Impulso Flamenco

Formed by Mexican percussionist and singer Sergio Barrenechea, Impulso Flamenco presents a mix repertoire of traditional Flamenco in fusion with Latino and Arab musics, with Jazz accents.

 

AUGUST 14TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Guillaume Pilote with Kate Wyatt & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Guillaume Pilote (drums), and special guests

 

AUGUST 15TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Parc X Trio presents Tribute to Pat Metheny

For the third night of their residency, Parc X Trio will perform the music of Pat Metheny, with an emphasis on his classic album, Bright Size Life.

 

AUGUST 16TH 2017

Irem Bekter Trio

Born in Istanbul, her multidisciplinary talent was nurtured in the UK before an extensive period in Argentina developing her own take on South American music.

 

AUGUST 16TH 2017

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

5pm to 7pm - Every Wednesday, students in the jazz program at Concordia University will play at Upstairs.

 

AUGUST 17TH 2017

Sarah MK

Canadian artist Sarah MK is well-intent on redefining the preconceived notion of what a modern-day songstress should sound like.

 

AUGUST 18TH 2017

Jean-Michel Pilc trio

Featuring: Jean-Michel Pilc (piano), Mike de Masi (double bass) & Dave Laing (drums)

 

AUGUST 19TH 2017

Sonia Johnson & Stephen Johnston -TRIBUTE TO ELLA FITZGERALD

To celebrate Ella Fitzgerald’s 100th anniversary (April 25th 1917), Canadian jazz vocalist Sonia Johnson (Juno Award winner) and guitarist Stephen Johnston

 

AUGUST 20TH 2017

Latin Jazz Night

Featuring: Domier Gonzales (percussions), Michel Cantero (piano), Nestor Rodriguez (sax), Alex Bellegarde (bass)

 

AUGUST 21ST 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Guillaume Pilote with David Rourke & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Guillaume Pilote (drums), and special guests

 

AUGUST 22ND 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Parc X Trio presents Tribute to Thelonious Monk

For the fourth night of their residency, the trio will explore the music of the High Priest of Bop, Thelonious Monk.

 

AUGUST 23RD 2017

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

5pm to 7pm - Every Wednesday, students in the jazz program at Concordia University will play at Upstairs.

 

AUGUST 23RD 2017

FUAT TUAÇ QUARTET
LATE BLOOMER ALBUM LAUNCH

Fuat is an extremely versatile vocalist, his repertoire covers jazz standards, Bossa Novas and the jazzy versions of well-known pop songs.

 

AUGUST 24TH 2017

Shawn McPherson

Barely 22 years old, Shawn McPherson has already established himself as an up and coming harmonica master.

 

AUGUST 25TH 2017

Colin Hunter

A huge fan of the 1950s crooner-jazz repertoire, Colin Hunter has launched a few CDs and has hit the stage many times with the ever-talented vocal singer Kim Richardson.

 

AUGUST 26TH 2017

Colin Hunter

A huge fan of the 1950s crooner-jazz repertoire, Colin Hunter has launched a few CDs and has hit the stage many times with the ever-talented vocal singer Kim Richardson.

 

AUGUST 28TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with David Rourke & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums), and special guests

 

AUGUST 29TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Parc X Trio

For the last night of their residency, Parc X Trio will feature mostly new compositions that will make up their next record.

 

AUGUST 30TH 2017

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

5pm to 7pm - Every Wednesday, students in the jazz program at Concordia University will play at Upstairs.

 

AUGUST 30TH 2017

Festival de jazz de Rimouski presents
Amaury Faye Trio

Considered as one of the most promising pianists of his generation, Amaury Faye personifies the new wave of jazz made in France.

 

AUGUST 31ST 2017

Ben Racine Blues Band

Ben’s soulful voice is reminiscent of the greatest Rhythm and Blues vocalists of the ‘50s and ‘60s.

 

SEPTEMBER 1ST 2017

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

Paulo Ramos, a versatile Brazilian guitarist, singer, and composer was born in Sao Paulo. Raised in a family of musicians, he started playing percussion at nine years old.

 

SEPTEMBER 3RD 2017

Latin Jazz Night

Featuring: Domier Gonzales (percussions), Michel Cantero (piano), Nestor Rodriguez (sax), Alex Bellegarde (bass)

 

SEPTEMBER 5TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Jeff Johnston presents You must remember this

Jeff Johnston explores classic movie songs with his original take on memorable tunes

 

SEPTEMBER 7TH 2017

Bharath and his Rhythm Four

Their time-stamped authentic style, purist approach and incomparable energy, is inspired by the great American bluesmen who once scoured the juke joints of Chicago and the Midwest.

 

SEPTEMBER 8TH 2017

Joe Sullivan 5tet featuring Yannick Rieu

Joe Sullivan trumpet / Yannick Rieu saxes / François Bourassa piano / Adrian Vedady bass / André White drums

 

SEPTEMBER 9TH 2017

Sonny Amati Schmitt Trio ft. Denis Chang

Sonny Amati Schmitt, one of the sons of Gipsy Jazz legend Dorado Schmitt, was born on 8 August 1995 in Thionville in Moselle.

 

SEPTEMBER 12TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Jeff Johnston digs the bill evans trio

A tribute to one of the most influential bands in jazz history: The Bill Evans Trio with Scott Lafaro and Paul Motion.

 

SEPTEMBER 13TH 2017

Leaf - album launch

Leaf is Montréal based group largely influenced by modern jazz and electronic music.

 

SEPTEMBER 15TH 2017

Aaron Dolman & Friends

Feat. Donny Kennedy - Alto Sax, Sam Kirmayer - Guitar, Levi Dover - Bass, Aaron Dolman - Drums

 

SEPTEMBER 16TH 2017

Jean-Michel Pilc trio

Featuring: Jean-Michel Pilc (piano), Rémi-Jean Leblanc (double bass) & Jim Doxas (drums)

 

SEPTEMBER 17TH 2017

Latin Jazz Night

Featuring: Domier Gonzales (percussions), Michel Cantero (piano), Nestor Rodriguez (sax), Alex Bellegarde (bass)

 

SEPTEMBER 19TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Jeff Johnston presents The Montreal Trio

Feat. Jeff Johnston - piano, Fraser Hollins - bass, Greg Ritchie - drums

 

SEPTEMBER 20TH 2017

Olivia Maisel

Originally from France, Olivia has been discovering the jazz idiom under the guidance of Ranee Lee.

 

SEPTEMBER 21ST 2017

Ben Racine Blues Band

Ben’s soulful voice is reminiscent of the greatest Rhythm and Blues vocalists of the ‘50s and ‘60s.

 

SEPTEMBER 22ND 2017

Sam Kirmayer Trio featuring Ben Paterson

Sam now presents a new organ trio project featuring drummer Dave Laing and special guest, internationally acclaimed organist Ben Paterson.

 

SEPTEMBER 23RD 2017

Sam Kirmayer Trio featuring Ben Paterson

Sam now presents a new organ trio project featuring drummer Dave Laing and special guest, internationally acclaimed organist Ben Paterson.

 

SEPTEMBER 26TH 2017

Alex Francoeur

Feat. Alex Francoeur - Tenor Sax / Chris Edmondson - Alto Sax / Gentiane MG - Piano / Levi Dover - Bass / Louis-Vincent Hamel - Drums

 

SEPTEMBER 27TH 2017

Alex Francoeur

Feat. Alex Francoeur - Tenor Sax / Chris Edmondson - Alto Sax / Gentiane MG - Piano / Levi Dover - Bass / Louis-Vincent Hamel - Drums

 

SEPTEMBER 28TH 2017

Sarah MK

Canadian artist Sarah MK is well-intent on redefining the preconceived notion of what a modern-day songstress should sound like.

 

SEPTEMBER 29TH 2017

Dave Turner & Earthtones

Saxophonist and composer Dave Turner leads a quartet of some of the best performers in town playing original compositions and standard tunes in hard bop and latin jazz styles.

 

SEPTEMBER 30TH 2017

Dawn Tyler Watson

Dawn Tyler Watson is a six-time consecutive winner of the Quebec Lys Blues Award for Best Female Artist.

 

OCTOBER 1ST 2017

Latin Jazz Night

Featuring: Domier Gonzales (percussions), Michel Cantero (piano), Nestor Rodriguez (sax), Alex Bellegarde (bass)

 

OCTOBER 5TH 2017

Bharath and his Rhythm Four

Their time-stamped authentic style, purist approach and incomparable energy, is inspired by the great American bluesmen who once scoured the juke joints of Chicago and the Midwest.

 

OCTOBER 6TH 2017

Groove Gang

Groove Gang featuring Richard Beaudet, Pedro Ullmann, Gary Schwartz and Jim Hillman.

 

OCTOBER 11TH 2017

Julie Lamontagne Trio

With her unconditional love of jazz, the pianist invites us to discover the unique world she has created.

 

OCTOBER 13TH 2017

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

Paulo Ramos, a versatile Brazilian guitarist, singer, and composer was born in Sao Paulo. Raised in a family of musicians, he started playing percussion at nine years old.

 

OCTOBER 15TH 2017

Latin Jazz Night

Featuring: Domier Gonzales (percussions), Michel Cantero (piano), Nestor Rodriguez (sax), Alex Bellegarde (bass)

 

OCTOBER 19TH 2017

Ben Racine Blues Band

Ben’s soulful voice is reminiscent of the greatest Rhythm and Blues vocalists of the ‘50s and ‘60s.

 

OCTOBER 26TH 2017

Sarah MK

Canadian artist Sarah MK is well-intent on redefining the preconceived notion of what a modern-day songstress should sound like.

 

OCTOBER 27TH 2017

Jean-Michel Pilc trio

Featuring: Jean-Michel Pilc (piano), Mike de Masi (double bass) & Jim Doxas (drums)

 

OCTOBER 28TH 2017

Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay

Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay is a longtime working trio featuring Jean Derome on alto & bar sax & flute, Normand Guilbeault on contrabass and Pierre Tanguay on drums.

 

NOVEMBER 7TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Josh Rager presents Tribute to Billy Strayhorn

Josh is a pianist, arranger, composer, and teacher based in Montreal, Canada. Throughout his 10 year career he has performed extensively in Japan, Europe and North America.

 

NOVEMBER 14TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Josh Rager presents Tribute to Cedar Walton

Josh is a pianist, arranger, composer, and teacher based in Montreal, Canada. Throughout his 10 year career he has performed extensively in Japan, Europe and North America.

 

NOVEMBER 21ST 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Josh Rager presents Tribute to Herbie Hancock

Josh is a pianist, arranger, composer, and teacher based in Montreal, Canada. Throughout his 10 year career he has performed extensively in Japan, Europe and North America.

 

NOVEMBER 22ND 2017

Julie Lamontagne Trio

With her unconditional love of jazz, the pianist invites us to discover the unique world she has created.

 

NOVEMBER 24TH 2017

Alex Pangman

Although Alex Pangman grew up a couple of generations late to have sung with Teddy Wilson, the vibrant young vocalist is proud to be known as Canada's Sweetheart of Swing.

 

NOVEMBER 28TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Josh Rager Trio

Josh is a pianist, arranger, composer, and teacher based in Montreal, Canada. Throughout his 10 year career he has performed extensively in Japan, Europe and North America.

 

     
 
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