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OCTOBER

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OCTOBER 16TH 2018

Closed at night for Private Event

 

OCTOBER 17TH 2018

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 17TH 2018

Deanne Matley

Canadian jazz vocalist Deanne Matley’s reputation just keeps growing.

 

OCTOBER 18TH 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 18TH 2018

Shawn McPherson

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

 

OCTOBER 19TH 2018

Laura Anglade Quintet debut album prelaunch

Originally from a small village in the south of France and raised in Connecticut, Laura is influenced by her parents’ gypsy jazz and classical backgrounds.

 

OCTOBER 20TH 2018

Diane Nalini

Diane's quintet will be recording an album together this fall in Montreal, and they will be previewing all-new material for that project at Upstairs on October 20th, including some new songs

 

OCTOBER 21ST 2018

Arden Arapyan & Sasha Djihanian

Arden Arapyan was born in Montreal, Canada, into a family of Armenian descent. Throughout his life, Arden was exposed to many drastically varying styles of music.

 

OCTOBER 22ND 2018

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 23RD 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 23RD 2018

Matt Herskowitz Trio

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.

 

OCTOBER 24TH 2018

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 24TH 2018

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.

 

OCTOBER 25TH 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 25TH 2018

Erin Costelo & Shanon McNally

Erin Costelo’s fifth studio album cements her status as an utterly inimitable voice in Americana music.

 

OCTOBER 26TH 2018

Angel Forrest blues Trio

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

 

OCTOBER 27TH 2018

Pilc / Blais / Hove / Hollenbeck Paperless Composers

Feat Jean-Michel Pilc, piano - Samuel Blais, sax - Erik Hove, sax - John Hollenbeck, drums

 

OCTOBER 28TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

OCTOBER 29TH 2018

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 30TH 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 30TH 2018

Matt Herskowitz Trio

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.

 

OCTOBER 31ST 2018

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 31ST 2018

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 1ST 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 1ST 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.

 

NOVEMBER 2ND 2018

Wallace Roney Quintet

Wallace was mentored by Miles Davis after Miles heard him in 1983 at his birthday gala performance in Carnegie Hall.

 

NOVEMBER 3RD 2018

Wallace Roney Quintet

Wallace was mentored by Miles Davis after Miles heard him in 1983 at his birthday gala performance in Carnegie Hall.

 

NOVEMBER 5TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Christine Jensen & Adrian Vedady

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

 

NOVEMBER 6TH 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 6TH 2018

Trio Tuesdays: Olivier Babaz presents Bass & Kalimbas, Rythms & Resonances

The trio will present a brand new repertoire around the various aspects of Bass & Kalimbas, as well as its surprising rhythmic articulations.

 

NOVEMBER 7TH 2018

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 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 8TH 2018

Ben Racine Blues Band

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

 

NOVEMBER 9TH 2018

John Stetch & Vulneraville

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

 

NOVEMBER 10TH 2018

Lorraine Klaasen Township Memories

Lorraine Klaasen is one of the few South African artists who have preserved the classic sound of ‘Township Music'

 

NOVEMBER 11TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

NOVEMBER 12TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Christine Jensen & Adrian Vedady

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

 

NOVEMBER 13TH 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 13TH 2018

Trio Tuesdays: Olivier Babaz presents 10 strings & beyond

A night under the sign of musical complicity, improvisation and imaginary folk.

 

NOVEMBER 14TH 2018

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 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 15TH 2018

Fuel Junkie

Fuel Junkie is a blues act that builds upon the traditional trio and adds three powerful saxophones.

 

NOVEMBER 16TH 2018

Dawn Tyler Watson Quartet

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

 

NOVEMBER 17TH 2018

Jean-Michel Pilc trio

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

 

NOVEMBER 19TH 2018

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

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

 

NOVEMBER 20TH 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 20TH 2018

Trio Tuesdays: Olivier Babaz presents Piano Trio Shapes

An exploration of the various shapes and textures of the classic jazz trio.

 

NOVEMBER 21ST 2018

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 21ST 2018

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 22ND 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 22ND 2018

Shawn McPherson

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

 

NOVEMBER 23RD 2018

Denis Chang invites Duved Dunayevski

Israeli guitarist Duved Dunayevsky is one of the most authentic-sounding musicians in today's Hot Jazz scene.

 

NOVEMBER 24TH 2018

Laura Anglade Quintet

Originally from a small village in the south of France and raised in Connecticut, Laura is influenced by her parents’ gypsy jazz and classical backgrounds.

 

NOVEMBER 25TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

NOVEMBER 26TH 2018

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

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

 

NOVEMBER 27TH 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 27TH 2018

Trio Tuesdays: Olivier Babaz presents Soundscapes

A repertoire of original compositions, standards and improvised soundscapes.

 

NOVEMBER 28TH 2018

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 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 30TH 2018

Kim Zombik - Tribute to Abbey Lincoln

The music is the magic: Tribute to Abbey Lincoln Kim Zombik sings a wealth of both jazz and original music.

 

DECEMBER 1ST 2018

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.

 

DECEMBER 3RD 2018

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

 

DECEMBER 5TH 2018

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 6TH 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.

 

DECEMBER 7TH 2018

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 8TH 2018

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 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

DECEMBER 10TH 2018

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

 

DECEMBER 14TH 2018

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

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

 

DECEMBER 15TH 2018

Laura Anglade Quintet Christmas Show

Feat. Michael Johancsik (sax), Sam Kirmayer (guitar), Mike de Masi (bass), Valérie Lacombe (drums)

 

DECEMBER 17TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Paul Shrofel & Adrian Vedady

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

 

DECEMBER 21ST 2018

Dawn Tyler Watson Quartet Christmas Show

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

 

JANUARY 5TH 2019

Valérie Lacombe Sextet

With her main project, the Valérie Lacombe Sextet, she is on a mission to uplift and unify people through bold, joyful, swinging music.

 

JANUARY 11TH 2019

Josh Rager - "Dreams and Other Stories" Cd Launch

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.

 

JANUARY 25TH 2019

Lex French & Kevin Dean play Roy & Diz

Kiwi firebrand trumpeter Lex French teams up with Montreal’s ‘godfather of jazz trumpet’ Kevin Dean to present a tribute to Roy Eldridge and Dizzy Gillespie.

 

JANUARY 27TH 2019

Mike Bruzzese Quintet Ft Kevin Dean plays Lee Morgan and Kenny Dorham

Mike has assembled a special quintet featuring the great trumpeter Kevin Dean to play the music of Lee Morgan and Kenny Dorham.

 

FEBRUARY 1ST 2019

Carlos Jimenez Quintet

Montreal guitarist Carlos Jiménez presents his brand new Quintet.

 

MARCH 29TH 2019

Peter Bernstein & The Mike Rud Trio

Jazz guitarist Peter Bernstein has been a part of the jazz scene since 1989. During that time he has participated in over 80 recordings and numerous festival, with musicians from all generations.

 

     
 
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