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NOVEMBER

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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 Guillaume Pilote with Evan Shay & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Guillaume Pilote (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:
Leblanc/Trudel/Joly plays Djavan

Remi-Jean Leblanc (bass), Marianne Trudel (piano) and Sam Joly (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 1ST 2017

The Evan Shay Standards Band

Featuring: Erik Hove- Alto Sax, Evan Shay-Tenor Sax, Jean-Michel Pilc- Piano, Mathieu McConnell- Bass, Michel Lambert- Drums

 

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 4TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Kenny Bibace & Adrian Vedady

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

 

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 5TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Kevin Warren
New Electric Trio

Kevin Warren - drums, Olivier Salazar - piano/keys, Émile Farley - basse

 

DECEMBER 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.

 

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 11TH 2017

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Kenny Bibace & Adrian Vedady

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

 

DECEMBER 12TH 2017

Closed at night for Private Event

 

DECEMBER 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.

 

DECEMBER 13TH 2017

Guillaume Martineau & Petros Klampanis 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

5 to 7 - Nilia Berkin solo Jazz Cocktail

Nilia is a Montreal singer, songwriter, pianist and international performer. Her repertoire ranges from jazz standards, bossa nova and blues to pop.

 

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 16TH 2017

Lex French Quintet feat Al McLean

Feat. Lex French, trumpet ; Al McLean, sax ; Gentiane MG, piano ; Levi Dover, bass ; Jim Doxas, drums

 

DECEMBER 17TH 2017

Davy Saks and his orchestra

Feat: Joel Miller - Sax, Bill Mahar - Trumpet, Andrew Boudreau - Piano, Dave Watts - Bass, Jim Doxas - Drums

 

DECEMBER 18TH 2017

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 19TH 2017

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Kevin Warren Trio
East West Project Revisited

Kevin Warren - drums, Jonathan Cayer - piano, Rémi Jean Leblanc - bass

 

DECEMBER 20TH 2017

JPS Band feat. Ria Reece

On the 20th of December at the Upstairs, the Montreal jazz duo JPS Band (bassist Sylvain Lamothe and pianist JP Bouffard), will be celebrating the release of their debut album.

 

DECEMBER 21ST 2017

5 to 7 - Nilia Berkin solo Jazz Cocktail

Nilia is a Montreal singer, songwriter, pianist and international performer. Her repertoire ranges from jazz standards, bossa nova and blues to pop.

 

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 22ND 2017

Dawn Tyler Watson Christmas show

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

 

DECEMBER 24TH 2017

Closed - Happy Holidays!!

 

DECEMBER 25TH 2017

Closed - Happy Holidays!!

 

DECEMBER 27TH 2017

Jim Zeller acoustic duo

A dominant figure on the Quebec blues scene, Jim Zeller has the nasty habit of getting people in a frenzy everywhere he plays his harmonica.

 

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 !

 

DECEMBER 31ST 2017

Dawn Tyler Watson - New Years Eve Party

Celebrate New Year's Eve at the Upstairs with vocalist Dawn Tyler Watson and her band!

 

JANUARY 1ST 2018

Closed - Happy New Year!!

 

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 5TH 2018

Groove Gang

Groove Gang featuring Richard Beaudet (sax), Pedro Ullmann (organ), Gary Schwartz (guitar) and Jim Hillman (drums).

 

JANUARY 6TH 2018

Groove Gang

Groove Gang featuring Richard Beaudet (sax), Pedro Ullmann (organ), Gary Schwartz (guitar) and Jim Hillman (drums).

 

JANUARY 7TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

JANUARY 10TH 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.

 

JANUARY 12TH 2018

Masson Stomp

A musical journey to New Orleans in the 20s and 40s, this is what Masson Stomp is all about: Dixieland jazz and Swing styles.

 

JANUARY 13TH 2018

Jason Rosenblatt & Tevet Sela Quartet

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

 

JANUARY 14TH 2018

Parc X Trio - Tribute to Duke Ellington

After their successful “hommage” series last August, Parc X Trio have decided to celebrate the music another jazz icon, Duke Ellington.

 

JANUARY 19TH 2018

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

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

 

JANUARY 20TH 2018

Jean-Michel Pilc trio

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

 

JANUARY 21ST 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

JANUARY 24TH 2018

Fryr-Tùk

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

 

JANUARY 25TH 2018

Shawn McPherson

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

 

JANUARY 27TH 2018

Ron di Lauro - Tribute to Chet Baker

Working at the heart of the national jazz scene for over 30 years, Montreal trumpeter Ron Di Lauro has made his name for both his versatility and technical mastery.

 

JANUARY 28TH 2018

Sam Kirmayer Quartet

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

 

JANUARY 31ST 2018

Simone Prattico trio

Sophisticated melodies, Italian cinematographic ambiences and intense, sometimes tribal rhythms: this is the musical sketch of Italian drummer and percussionist Simone Prattico

 

FEBRUARY 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.

 

FEBRUARY 2ND 2018

Marianne Trudel Quartet feat. Tony Malaby, John Hollenbeck & RJ Leblanc

For the occasion, the pianist and composer Marianne Trudel has invited John Hollenbeck (drums) and RJ Leblanc (bass) to join them. A world premiere to not be missed!

 

FEBRUARY 3RD 2018

Marianne Trudel Quartet feat. Tony Malaby, John Hollenbeck & RJ Leblanc

The pianist and composer Marianne Trudel has invited Tony Malaby (sax), John Hollenbeck (drums) and RJ Leblanc (bass) to join them. A world premiere to not be missed!

 

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 15TH 2018

Harpdog Brown & the Travelin’ Blues Show

Harpdog Brown has been immersed in the Canadian blues scene for over 30 years.

 

FEBRUARY 16TH 2018

Kim Richardson

Kim Richardson started her career at a very young age, first as an actress and a dancer in the theaters in the Toronto area.

 

FEBRUARY 17TH 2018

Mossing/Kennedy Quintet

Donny Kennedy - Saxophone / Dave Mossing- Trumpet / Andre White- Piano / Jonny Chapman - Bass / Dave Laing- Drums

 

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 22ND 2018

Shawn McPherson

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

 

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 22ND 2018

Shawn McPherson

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

 

MARCH 24TH 2018

Peter Bernstein + Andres Vial Trio

The Andres Vial Trio invite renowned New York guitarist Peter Bernstein for a night of originals, standards and Monk tunes.

 

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."

 

APRIL 26TH 2018

Shawn McPherson

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

 

MAY 5TH 2018

Saturated Blue

A Montreal group dedicated to exploring works by innovative composer/improvisors of the 1960s, including Thelonious Monk, Horace Silver, Wayne Shorter, Joe Henderson, and Herbie Hancock

 

MAY 26TH 2018

Jean-Marc Hébert Quartet album launch

Marianne Trudel: piano, Rémi-Jean Leblanc: bass, Pierre Tanguay: drums, Jean-Marc Hébert: guitar

 

     
 
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