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DECEMBER

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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 23RD 2017

Jessica Vigneault
A Child is born: Tribute to Tony Bennett & Bill Evans

In this tribute to the Tony Bennett and Bill Evans duet albums, you will hear "A Child Is Born", "Waltz for Debby", "The Two Lonely People", "You Must Believe in Spring", "Maybe September"… among other superb standards

 

DECEMBER 24TH 2017

Closed - Happy Holidays!!

 

DECEMBER 25TH 2017

Closed - Happy Holidays!!

 

DECEMBER 26TH 2017

Soley Trio

Soley Trio plays a unique blend of Jazz and improvied music inspired by irresistible west Africa and Indian Ocean rythms.

 

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 30TH 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.

 

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 3RD 2018

Elizabeth Shepherd

Souljazz innovator Elizabeth Shepherd has been praised around the world for her song-writing chops

 

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 8TH 2018

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

 

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 15TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Frank Lozano & Adrian Vedady

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

 

JANUARY 17TH 2018

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.

 

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 22ND 2018

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

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

 

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 26TH 2018

Kevin Dean

Kevin Dean trumpet / Marie Fatima Rudolf piano / Levi Dover bass / Michel Lambert drums / Gabriel Lambert guitar

 

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 29TH 2018

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

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

 

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 4TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

FEBRUARY 5TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Petr Cancura & Adrian Vedady

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

 

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 8TH 2018

Justin Saladino Band

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

 

FEBRUARY 12TH 2018

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

 

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 18TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

FEBRUARY 19TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Gary Schwartz & Adrian Vedady

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

 

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 26TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Gary Schwartz & Adrian Vedady

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

 

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.

 

FEBRUARY 28TH 2018

Trio Marie Neige Lavigne feat. Jean Félix Mailloux & Pierre Tanguay

Marie Neige Lavigne is an active violinist on the Montreal scene in various projects including Cordâme.

 

MARCH 2ND 2018

Dawn Tyler Watson

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

 

MARCH 14TH 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.

 

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."

 

MARCH 31ST 2018

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

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

 

APRIL 3RD 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Marie-Fatima Rudolf presents Tribute to Ahmad Jamal

Marie-Fatima Rudolf is a much appreciated presence on the Montreal jazz scene graduating from McGill, recording and performing with various groups.

 

APRIL 10TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Marie-Fatima Rudolf presents Tribute to Carla Bley

Marie-Fatima Rudolf is a much appreciated presence on the Montreal jazz scene graduating from McGill, recording and performing with various groups.

 

APRIL 11TH 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.

 

APRIL 17TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Marie-Fatima Rudolf Trio

Marie-Fatima Rudolf is a much appreciated presence on the Montreal jazz scene graduating from McGill, recording and performing with various groups.

 

APRIL 24TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Marie-Fatima Rudolf presents Tribute to Sting

Marie-Fatima Rudolf is a much appreciated presence on the Montreal jazz scene graduating from McGill, recording and performing with various groups.

 

APRIL 26TH 2018

Shawn McPherson

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

 

APRIL 27TH 2018

Dawn Tyler Watson

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

 

MAY 4TH 2018

B's Bees Album Launch

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

 

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 16TH 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.

 

MAY 26TH 2018

Jean-Marc Hébert Quartet album launch

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

 

JUNE 1ST 2018

Dawn Tyler Watson

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

 

JUNE 13TH 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.

 

     
 
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