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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 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

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 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 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 27TH 2017

Jessica Vigneault & Jean-Michel Pilc Duo

Jessica Vigneault: vocals Jean-Michel Pilc: piano

 

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

5 to 7 - Rachel Therrien Quintet
Album Launch

Rachel Therrien - Trumpet, Benjamin Deschamps - Sax, Charles Trudel - Piano, Simon Page - Bass, Alain Bourgeois - Drums

 

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

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

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

 

SEPTEMBER 2ND 2017

Ema Jean & Theo Sunny Abellard Quartet

Ema Jean and Theo Sunny Abellard’s meeting in 2012 ignited an almost immediate musical and spiritual connection!

 

SEPTEMBER 3RD 2017

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

SEPTEMBER 4TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Eric Harding & Adrian Vedady

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

 

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 6TH 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.

 

SEPTEMBER 6TH 2017

Tevet Sela/John Roney Duo

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

 

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 Quintet 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 10TH 2017

OLIVIER Babaz Duo Feat. Zal Sissokho

A Montrealer by heart, Bass player and composer Olivier Babaz has gained a rich sideman experience on stage and in the studio in France, Indian Ocean and Canada.

 

SEPTEMBER 11TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Eric Harding & Adrian Vedady

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

 

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

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

SEPTEMBER 13TH 2017

Leaf - album launch

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

 

SEPTEMBER 14TH 2017

John Stowell Quartet Fea.t Mike Rud, Adrian Vedady & Guillaume Pilote

John Stowell will be joined at Upstairs by Juno award winning guitarist Mike Rud, bassist Adrian Vedady and drummer Guillaume Pilote.

 

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 18TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Francois Bourassa & Adrian Vedady

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

 

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

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

SEPTEMBER 20TH 2017

Olivia Maisel Bossa nova Quintet

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 24TH 2017

Simon Legault - Album launch

Simon Legault: guitar / compositions, Jules Payette: alto sax, Andrew Boudreau: piano, Adrian Vedady: bass, Louis-Vincent Hamel: drums

 

SEPTEMBER 25TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Francois Bourassa & Adrian Vedady

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

 

SEPTEMBER 26TH 2017

Alex Francoeur - Live Album Recording

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

 

SEPTEMBER 27TH 2017

Alex Francoeur - Live Album Recording

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 2ND 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Lex French & Adrian Vedady

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

 

OCTOBER 3RD 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 3RD 2017

OLIVIER Babaz Duo Feat. Patrick Graham

A Montrealer by heart, Bass player and composer Olivier Babaz has gained a rich sideman experience on stage and in the studio in France, Indian Ocean and Canada.

 

OCTOBER 4TH 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.

 

OCTOBER 4TH 2017

Julie Lamontagne Trio

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

 

OCTOBER 5TH 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

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 (sax), Pedro Ullmann (organ), Gary Schwartz (guitar) and Jim Hillman (drums).

 

OCTOBER 7TH 2017

The OFF festival presents:
The Artie Roth Quartet

Artie Roth, upright bass / Anthony Michelli, drums / Mike Filice, saxophones / Geoff young, electric guitar

 

OCTOBER 8TH 2017

The OFF festival presents:
Allard Quintet + Benjamin Deschamps Quintet

Double bill:
7:30pm: Allard Quintet - Album launch
9:30pm: Benjamin Deschamps Quintet

 

OCTOBER 9TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Lex French & Adrian Vedady

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

 

OCTOBER 10TH 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 10TH 2017

OLIVIER Babaz Duo Feat. Sergiu Popa

A Montrealer by heart, Bass player and composer Olivier Babaz has gained a rich sideman experience on stage and in the studio in France, Indian Ocean and Canada.

 

OCTOBER 11TH 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.

 

OCTOBER 11TH 2017

Tevet Sela/John Roney Duo
Album Launch

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

 

OCTOBER 12TH 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 12TH 2017

Shawn McPherson

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

 

OCTOBER 13TH 2017

The Hazelnuts

The Hazelnuts are an Israel-based tight vocal harmony trio backed by a vintage jazz/swing band - an acoustic guitar, double bass, a washboard player and trumpet.

 

OCTOBER 14TH 2017

Misses Satchmo

Misses Satchmo, a quintet led by the dazzling Lysandre Champagne on vocals and trumpet, presents an original, modern take on the works of Louis Armstrong, nicknamed Satchmo.

 

OCTOBER 15TH 2017

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

OCTOBER 16TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Lex French & Adrian Vedady

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

 

OCTOBER 17TH 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 17TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays:
Beaulieu / Garbulinski / Nelson

Jérôme Beaulieu - piano / Marcin Garbulinski - double bass / Mark Nelson - drums

 

OCTOBER 18TH 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.

 

OCTOBER 18TH 2017

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo ft. John Sadowy

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

 

OCTOBER 19TH 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

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 20TH 2017

Amhed Mitchel latin jazz Quartet

Musicians : Luis Deniz / alto sax , Rafael Zaldivar / piano, Levi Dover / bass and Amhed Mitchel /drums.

 

OCTOBER 21ST 2017

Norman Marshall Villeneuve's Jazz Message

Feat: Norman Marshall Villeneuve, drums ; Jeff Johnston, piano ; Dave Watts, bass ; Cameron Wallis, tenor sax ; Bill Mahar, trumpet

 

OCTOBER 22ND 2017

Mike Bruzzese Quartet Plays the Music of Tadd Dameron

Tadd Dameron was one of the most important composers, arrangers and pianists of the 20th century.

 

OCTOBER 23RD 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

 

OCTOBER 24TH 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 24TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Jérôme Beaulieu / Kathryn Samman / Adrian Vedady

Jérôme Beaulieu - piano / Kathryn Samman - vocals / Adrian Vedady - double bass

 

OCTOBER 25TH 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.

 

OCTOBER 25TH 2017

Matt Mardini

Matt Mardini is a singer based in Montreal, originally from Syria. Matt sings Jazz, Standards and Classical pieces starting from the 20s, in English and French

 

OCTOBER 26TH 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

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.

 

OCTOBER 29TH 2017

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

OCTOBER 30TH 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

 

OCTOBER 31ST 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 31ST 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays:
Jonathan Turgeon presents Tribute to Cole Porter

Feat. Jonathan Turgeon - piano / Luc Herrmann - Guitar / Alex Leblanc - Bass

 

NOVEMBER 1ST 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.

 

NOVEMBER 1ST 2017

Trio Koharbass world music

The trio KOHARBASS reunites three versatile musicians, each with their varied musical background, together mix styles and aesthetics for a truly unique blend

 

NOVEMBER 2ND 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 2ND 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.

 

NOVEMBER 3RD 2017

Dawn Tyler Watson

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

 

NOVEMBER 4TH 2017

Alvin Queen & Wray Downes

Alvin Queen (drums), Wray Downes (piano), Adrian Vedady (double bass)

 

NOVEMBER 5TH 2017

David Rourke Quartet - Tribute to Sonny Rollins

David Rourke- Guitar, Andres Vial- Piano, Jonathan Chapman- Bass, Andre White- Drums

 

NOVEMBER 6TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Jean-Sébastien Williams & Adrian Vedady

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

 

NOVEMBER 7TH 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 7TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays:
Rémi-Jean Leblanc Trio plays Stevie Wonder

Remi-Jean Leblanc (bass), Jérôme Beaulieu (piano) and Greg Ritchie (drums)

 

NOVEMBER 8TH 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.

 

NOVEMBER 8TH 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.

 

NOVEMBER 9TH 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 9TH 2017

Shtreiml Turkish blues

Founded in 2002, Shtreiml offers a high-octane mix of not-so-traditional Eastern-European and Turkish music.

 

NOVEMBER 10TH 2017

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

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

 

NOVEMBER 11TH 2017

Jean-Michel Pilc trio

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

 

NOVEMBER 12TH 2017

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

NOVEMBER 13TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Jean-Sébastien Williams & Adrian Vedady

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

 

NOVEMBER 14TH 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 14TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays:
Rémi-Jean Leblanc Trio plays Herbie Hancock

Remi-Jean Leblanc (bass), Paul Shrofel (piano) and Greg Ritchie (drums)

 

NOVEMBER 15TH 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.

 

NOVEMBER 15TH 2017

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo ft. John Sadowy

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

 

NOVEMBER 16TH 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 16TH 2017

Ben Racine Blues Band

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

 

NOVEMBER 17TH 2017

Angel Forrest blues Trio

There is no question that Angel Forrest is one of the most powerful singers on the contemporary blues scene today.

 

NOVEMBER 18TH 2017

Stephane Wrembel gypsy jazz

He’s been called “a revelation” by Rolling Stone. Woody Allen recruited him to score the theme to the 2012 Academy Award winning film Midnight in Paris

 

NOVEMBER 19TH 2017

Kim Adams & The House Cats

Rockin’ blues, sultry jazz, provocative soul. Enjoy the 1-2-3 knockout: powerhouse vocals, talented musicians, exceptional repertoire.

 

NOVEMBER 20TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Evan Shay & Adrian Vedady

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

 

NOVEMBER 21ST 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 22ND 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.

 

NOVEMBER 22ND 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.

 

NOVEMBER 23RD 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 23RD 2017

Sarah MK

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

 

NOVEMBER 24TH 2017

Alex Pangman
Album launch

Join Alex Pangman for the Montreal release of her new EP, “Alex Pangman’s Hot Three” on Justin Time Records

 

NOVEMBER 25TH 2017

Tia Brazda
opening act: The willows

Much like her attire, Tia Brazda pairs the old with the new - combining elements of vintage jazz and blues and rockabilly with modern pop influences.

 

NOVEMBER 26TH 2017

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

NOVEMBER 27TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Evan Shay & Adrian Vedady

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

 

NOVEMBER 28TH 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 28TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays:
Rémi-Jean Leblanc Trio plays Djavan

Remi-Jean Leblanc (bass), Marianne Trudel (piano) and tba (drums)

 

NOVEMBER 29TH 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.

 

NOVEMBER 29TH 2017

Julie Lamontagne Trio

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

 

NOVEMBER 30TH 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 30TH 2017

Shawn McPherson

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

 

DECEMBER 2ND 2017

Rachel Therrien Quintet

this young, creative and very talented quintet founded by trumpeter and composer Rachel Therrien in 2009, figures in the most creative jazz ensemble of her generation.

 

DECEMBER 3RD 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.

 

DECEMBER 5TH 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

DECEMBER 6TH 2017

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo ft. John Sadowy

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

 

DECEMBER 7TH 2017

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

DECEMBER 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.

 

DECEMBER 8TH 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.

 

DECEMBER 9TH 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.

 

DECEMBER 10TH 2017

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

DECEMBER 13TH 2017

Guillaume Martineau & Petros Kamplanis Duo

Greek, New York-based bassist and composer Petros Klampanis will be joining pianist Guillaume Martineau in his hometown for a one-evening jazz performance

 

DECEMBER 14TH 2017

Christopher O'Neil Thomas - Christmas Show

Calm & cool, Christopher O'Neil Thomas is a performer with a flair for interpretive torch ballads and up-tempo, swinging masterpieces.

 

DECEMBER 15TH 2017

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

Avec: Paulo Ramos (guitare et voix), Jessica Vigneault (piano et voix), Fabrice Laurent & Daniel Bellegarde (percussions)

 

DECEMBER 21ST 2017

Ben Racine Blues Band

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

 

DECEMBER 28TH 2017

Shawn McPherson

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

 

DECEMBER 29TH 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 !

 

JANUARY 4TH 2018

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.

 

JANUARY 13TH 2018

Jason Rosenblatt & Tevet Sela Quartet

Jason Rosenblatt - Piano, Harmonica / Tevet Sela - Saxophone / Joel Kerr - Elec. Bass / Martin Auguste - Drums

 

JANUARY 28TH 2018

Sam Kirmayer Quartet

Sam Kirmayer (guitar) / Sean Fyfe (piano) / Mike De Masi (bass) / Dave Laing (drums)

 

FEBRUARY 6TH 2018

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.

 

FEBRUARY 13TH 2018

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.

 

FEBRUARY 20TH 2018

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.

 

FEBRUARY 21ST 2018

Kim Zombik Quartet

Feat. Kim Zombik, voice / Andres Vial, piano / Martin Heslop, bass / André White, drums

 

FEBRUARY 27TH 2018

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.

 

MARCH 30TH 2018

Fred Hersch Solo

An artist of unbounded imagination, ambition and skill, Hersch is, as Downbeat magazine aptly declared, "one of the small handful of brilliant musicians of his generation."

 

     
 
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