MAY 1ST 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Marianne Trudel feat. John Hollenbeck & RJ Leblanc

Marianne Trudel : piano/ compositions, RJ Leblanc: double bass, John Hollenbeck: drums

 

MAY 2ND 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.

 

MAY 2ND 2018

Alex Francoeur Quintet - Album Launch

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

 

MAY 3RD 2018

Mike Goudreau & The Boppin Blues Band

Mike Goudreau was rocked from the cradle by the voices of Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Elvis and the Beatles.

 

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 6TH 2018

Parc X Trio - Tribute to Coltrane

Continuing their tribute series, Parc X Trio will perform the works of John Coltrane, notably with a performance of A Love Supreme.

 

MAY 7TH 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

 

MAY 8TH 2018

François Jalbert & Jérôme Beaulieu Duo

Collaborating together since a few years back, François Jalbert and Jérôme Beaulieu now wish to present an acoustic duo whose influences and sounds are as varied as they are original.

 

MAY 9TH 2018

Pelletier Trio feat Chloé Edwards and Michelle Nadon Bélanger

feat Chloé Edwards (bass), Gabrielle Pelletier (piano) and Michelle Nadon Bélanger (vocals)

 

MAY 10TH 2018

Les Petits Nouveaux Gypsy jazz

Les Petits Nouveaux are a Toronto-based hot-jazz group who inject new influences into a traditional genre.

 

MAY 11TH 2018

Beth McKenna Quartet

Feat. Beth McKenna – Tenor Sax / Guillaume Martineau – Piano / Simon Page – Bass / Al Bourgeois - Drums

 

MAY 11TH 2018

Beth McKenna Quartet

Feat. Beth McKenna – Tenor Sax / Guillaume Martineau – Piano / Simon Page – Bass / Al Bourgeois - Drums

 

MAY 12TH 2018

Dave Turner Feat. Anuschka Wright

Feat. Dave Turner (sax), Anuschka Wright (vocal), Kate Wyatt (piano) Adrian Vedady (bass), Jim Hillman (drums)

 

MAY 13TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

MAY 14TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Rémi Bolduc & Adrian Vedady

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

 

MAY 15TH 2018

François Jalbert & Jérôme Beaulieu Duo

Collaborating together since a few years back, François Jalbert and Jérôme Beaulieu now wish to present an acoustic duo whose influences and sounds are as varied as they are original.

 

MAY 15TH 2018

François Jalbert & Jérôme Beaulieu Duo

Collaborating together since a few years back, François Jalbert and Jérôme Beaulieu now wish to present an acoustic duo whose influences and sounds are as varied as they are original.

 

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 17TH 2018

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”.

 

MAY 18TH 2018

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

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

 

MAY 19TH 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.

 

MAY 20TH 2018

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 21ST 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Nick Ferron Geoffroy & Adrian Vedady

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

 

MAY 22ND 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Marianne Trudel plays Antonio Carlos Jobim

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

 

MAY 23RD 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.

 

MAY 23RD 2018

Fanny Leeb

Fanny Leeb is a 31 year old singer songwriter. Born and raised in a house of Jazz, she always listened to Ella Fitzgerald.

 

MAY 24TH 2018

Fuel Junkie

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

 

MAY 25TH 2018

Lorne Lofsky trio avec Adrian Vedady & Andre White

Feat Lorne Lofsky-guitar, Adrian Vedady-bass Andre White-drums

 

MAY 26TH 2018

Jean-Marc Hébert Quartet album launch

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

 

MAY 27TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

MAY 28TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Nick Ferron Geoffroy & Adrian Vedady

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

 

MAY 29TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays:
Simon Denizart Trio

Feat. Simon Denizart (piano), Jeanne Corpataux (bass) & Michel Medrano (drums)

 

MAY 30TH 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.

 

MAY 30TH 2018

Nouvelle R - Album Launch

A blend of instrumental Jazz, Folk and Rock music, Sénescence reflects on the relationship between man and the planet he inhabits.

 

MAY 31ST 2018

Svetlana & The Delancey Five

Svetlana Shmulyian - vocals, Rob Garcia - drums, John Chin - piano, Adrian Vedady - upright bass

 

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 2ND 2018

TEVET SELA Quartet – A Middle Eastern Night!

A creative force with a luscious tone, alto saxophonist Tevet Sela brings a wealth and breadth of influences to his playing that few musicians possess.

 

JUNE 3RD 2018

The Conn Artists

Emily Bowmile - Saxophones, Annie Dominique - Saxophones, Charles Colizza - Electric Guitar, Alex Lefaivre - Upright Bass, Al Bourgeois - Drums

 

JUNE 4TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Sam Dickinson & Adrian Vedady

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

 

JUNE 5TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays:
Jonathan Turgeon Trio

Jonathan Turgeon Trio celebrates Au fil des feuilles qui craquent and Les rêves errants

 

JUNE 6TH 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.

 

JUNE 6TH 2018

Laura Anglade Quintet: Tribute to Carmen Mcrae

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.

 

JUNE 7TH 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.

 

JUNE 8TH 2018

Carlos Jimenez Blue Note Sound Quintet

Carlos Jimenez: guitar, Alexandre Côté: saxophone, Pierre François: piano, Dave Watts: bass, Dave Laing: drums

 

JUNE 9TH 2018

Jeff Johnston Five featuring Kevin Dean & Christine Jensen

Jeff Johnston - piano, Kevin Dean - trpt, Christine Jensen - sax, Dave Watts - bass, Dave Laing - drums

 

JUNE 10TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

JUNE 11TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Sam Kirmayer & Adrian Vedady

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

 

JUNE 12TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays:
Jonathan Turgeon Trion plays the amazing Bud Powell

Accompanied by Dave Laing on the drums and Jonathan Chapman on the bass, the trio will play Powell’s original work and some of his favorite standards.

 

JUNE 13TH 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.

 

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.

 

JUNE 14TH 2018

The Stephen Barry Band

The Stephen Barry Band has long been established as one of Canada's finest blues and folk-blues ensembles performing at home and abroad for the last thirty-eight years.

 

JUNE 15TH 2018

Jean-Michel Pilc trio

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

 

JUNE 16TH 2018

Rachel Therrien Latin jazz quartet

Feat. Rachel Therrien (trumpet), Miguel de Armas (piano), Alex Bellegarde (bass), Michel Medrano Brindis (drums)

 

JUNE 16TH 2018

Rachel Therrien Latin jazz quartet

Feat. Rachel Therrien (trumpet), Miguel de Armas (piano), Alex Bellegarde (bass), Michel Medrano Brindis (drums)

 

JUNE 17TH 2018

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.

 

JUNE 18TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Josh Rager & Adrian Vedady

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

 

JUNE 19TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays:
Jonathan Turgeon Trion plays Coltrane and Tyner

Jonathan Turgeon offers a night filled with the deep work of John Coltrane and his fellow McCoy Tyner.

 

JUNE 20TH 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.

 

JUNE 20TH 2018

Suzi Silva - Fad’AZZ

Suzi Silva, of Portuguese origin, is the instigator of this project, which aims to merge Fado and Jazz.

 

JUNE 20TH 2018

Suzi Silva - Fad’AZZ

Suzi Silva, of Portuguese origin, is the instigator of this project, which aims to merge Fado and Jazz.

 

JUNE 21ST 2018

Shawn McPherson

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

 

JUNE 22ND 2018

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

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

 

JUNE 23RD 2018

Laura Anglade Quintet - Evening of Standards

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.

 

JUNE 24TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

JUNE 25TH 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

 

JUNE 26TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays:
Jonathan Turgeon - tribute to Nat ‘King’ Cole trio

With Alex Leblanc on the bass and Luc Hermann on the guitar, the group pays a swinging tribute to the iconic drumless trio.

 

JUNE 27TH 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.

 

JUNE 27TH 2018

Kathryn Samman Quintet

Vocalist Kathryn Samman is no newcomer to Montreal's music scene.

 

JUNE 28TH 2018

Montreal International Jazz Festival:

Wayne Krantz Trio

Wayne Krantz is an American guitarist and composer. He has performed and recorded with artists such as Steely Dan, Michael Brecker, Billy Cobham, Chris Potter and David Binney

 

JUNE 29TH 2018

Montreal International Jazz Festival:

Veronica Swift with The Emmet Cohen Trio

At age 23, Veronica Swift is now being recognized as one of the top young jazz singers on the scene.

 

JUNE 30TH 2018

Montreal International Jazz Festival:

Emmet Cohen Trio feat. Houston Person present the Great American Songbook

American pianist/composer Emmet Cohen performs with bassist Russell Hall, drummer Evan Sherman, and soul-jazz saxophonist Houston Person.

 

JULY 1ST 2018

Montreal International Jazz Festival:

Benny Golson with The Emmet Cohen trio

Benny Golson is an American bebop/hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist, composer, and arranger. He came to prominence with the big bands of Lionel Hampton and Dizzy Gillespie

 

JULY 2ND 2018

Montreal International Jazz Festival:

Benny Golson with The Emmet Cohen trio

Benny Golson is an American bebop/hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist, composer, and arranger. He came to prominence with the big bands of Lionel Hampton and Dizzy Gillespie

 

JULY 3RD 2018

Montreal International Jazz Festival:

The Jensen Sisters Quintet feat. Helen Sung

The Jensen Sisters Quintet feat. Helen Sung

 

JULY 4TH 2018

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.

 

JULY 5TH 2018

Montreal International Jazz Festival:

Bourassa-Donato-Lozano-Tanguay
Autour de Bill Evans

Album Launch

Thirty-five years after the death of jazz pianist Bill Evans, the music he played or composed is reinterpreted

 

JULY 6TH 2018

Montreal International Jazz Festival:

Guy Mintus Trio + Oran Etkin

Israeli born-New York based pianist, composer and educator Guy Mintus is a “brilliant musician, who melds a multicultural vision with the passion and fury of the jazz greats

 

JULY 7TH 2018

Montreal International Jazz Festival:

Matthew Whitaker

Matthew Whitaker (born on April 3, 2001) is an American jazz pianist.

 

JULY 8TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

JULY 9TH 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

 

JULY 10TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Arden Arapyan tribute to the 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 11TH 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.

 

JULY 11TH 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.

 

JULY 12TH 2018

Justin Saladino Blues Band

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

 

JULY 12TH 2018

Justin Saladino Blues Band

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

 

JULY 13TH 2018

Remi-Jean Leblanc Trio plays Stevie Wonder

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

 

JULY 14TH 2018

Tongue in Cheek Jazz Band

Banjos, Fiddles, Brass, Hot Jazz, Loose Men, and Clean Liquor.

 

JULY 15TH 2018

Parc X Trio - Tribute to Joe Henderson

Back again this July, Parc X Trio will pay tribute to one of the most original jazz composers and saxophonists of his generation; Joe Henderson.

 

JULY 16TH 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

 

JULY 17TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Arden Arapyan Afro-Carribean Jazz Trio

Juan Pablo Carmona - double bass, Eugenio Roberto "Kiko" Osorio - percussion, Arden Arapyan - piano

 

JULY 18TH 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.

 

JULY 18TH 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.

 

JULY 19TH 2018

Fuel Junkie

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

 

JULY 20TH 2018

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

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

 

JULY 21ST 2018

Solon McDade Quintet - Album Launch

“Murals” the debut release by Juno Award winning bassist-composer Solon McDade features nine original modern jazz pieces infused with a love and respect for tradition as well as a passion for modernity and progress.

 

JULY 22ND 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

JULY 23RD 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Gentiane MG & Levi Dover

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

 

JULY 24TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Arden Arapyan 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 25TH 2018

Kim Zombik Quartet

Kim Zombik sings jazz standards

 

JULY 26TH 2018

Shawn McPherson

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

 

JULY 27TH 2018

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.

 

JULY 28TH 2018

Diane Nalini

Diane Nalini - vocals, Mike Rud - guitar, Alec Walkington - bass, Camil Bélisle - drums

 

JULY 29TH 2018

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.

 

JULY 30TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Guillaume Pilote with Gentiane MG & Adrian Vedady

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

 

JULY 31ST 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Arden Arapyan Jazz lyrique Trio

Sasha Djihanian - soprano, Olivier Hébert - contrebasse, Arden Arapyan - piano

 

AUGUST 1ST 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.

 

AUGUST 1ST 2018

MARACUJÁ Brazilian jazz

Feat. Elie Haroun (vocals), André Faleiros (bass), Sacha Daoud (drums) & John Sadowy (piano).

 

AUGUST 2ND 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.

 

AUGUST 3RD 2018

Joe Sullivan Quintet Feat. Kirk McDonald

Joe Sullivan, trumpet / Kirk MacDonald, tenor sax/ François Bourassa, piano / Adrian Vedady, bass / André White, drums

 

AUGUST 5TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

AUGUST 6TH 2018

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

 

AUGUST 7TH 2018

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 8TH 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.

 

AUGUST 8TH 2018

McGill Jazz Workshop Faculty

Frank Lozano: Saxophone, Carlos Jimenez: guitar, Fraser Hollins: Bass, Dave Laing: drums

 

AUGUST 9TH 2018

Shtreiml Turkish blues

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

 

AUGUST 10TH 2018

Jean-Michel Pilc trio

Featuring: Jean-Michel Pilc (piano), Cole Birney-Stewart (bass), Michel Lambert, (drums)

 

AUGUST 11TH 2018

Harold López-Nussa Trio

Harold López-Nussa’s music reflects the full range and richness of Cuban music, with its distinctive combination of classical, folkloric and popular elements, as well as its embrace of jazz improvisation.

 

AUGUST 12TH 2018

The Conn Artists

Emily Bowmile - Saxophones, Annie Dominique - Saxophones, Charles Colizza - Electric Guitar, Alex Lefaivre - Upright Bass, Al Bourgeois - Drums

 

AUGUST 13TH 2018

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

 

AUGUST 14TH 2018

Olivier Babaz & François Jalbert Duo

Olivier babaz (bass & kalimbas, compositions) invites francois jalbert (guitar)

 

AUGUST 15TH 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.

 

AUGUST 15TH 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.

 

AUGUST 16TH 2018

Fuel Junkie

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

 

AUGUST 17TH 2018

Undercover Quartet

Feat.: Paul Brochu (Drums), Jean-Benoit Lasanté (Guitar), Jean-François Groulx (Piano), Peter Kisilenko (Bass)

 

AUGUST 18TH 2018

Mike Goudreau Quartet

Mike Goudreau was rocked from the cradle by the voices of Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Elvis and the Beatles.

 

AUGUST 19TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

AUGUST 20TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Guillaume Pilote with Jean-Sebastien Williams & Levi Dover

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

 

AUGUST 21ST 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Parc X Trio presents Tribute to Bud Powell

Feat. Gabriel Vinuela-Pelletier: piano, Alex Lefaivre: double-bass, Mark Nelson: drums

 

AUGUST 22ND 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.

 

AUGUST 22ND 2018

Éveline

At times art-pop, at times indie-classical, but always touching, Éveline’s first eponymous album one of sweet yet captivating discoveries.

 

AUGUST 23RD 2018

Shawn McPherson

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

 

AUGUST 24TH 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.

 

AUGUST 25TH 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.

 

AUGUST 26TH 2018

Mike Bruzzese Quartet

Mike Bruzzese - Guitar, Marie Fatima Rudolph - Piano, Jonathan Chapman - Bass, Norbert Botos - Drums

 

AUGUST 27TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Guillaume Pilote with Erik Hove & Levi Dover

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

 

AUGUST 28TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Parc X Trio

Feat. Gabriel Vinuela-Pelletier: piano, Alex Lefaivre: double-bass, Mark Nelson: drums

 

AUGUST 29TH 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.

 

AUGUST 29TH 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.

 

AUGUST 30TH 2018

Ben Racine Blues Band

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

 

AUGUST 31ST 2018

Dawn Tyler Watson Quartet

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

 

SEPTEMBER 1ST 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.

 

SEPTEMBER 2ND 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

SEPTEMBER 3RD 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Taurey Butler & Adrian Vedady

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

 

SEPTEMBER 4TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Guillaume Martineau presents Tribute to Brel & Brassens

feat. Guillaume Martineau : piano / Mark Nelson : drums / Eric Lagacé : bass

 

SEPTEMBER 5TH 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.

 

SEPTEMBER 5TH 2018

From Italy: Giovanni Perin featuring Christine Jensen 4tet

Giovanni Perin, this young Italian vibraphonist, winner of several international Awards presents his new project in collaboration with world renowned saxophonist and composer Christine Jensen

 

SEPTEMBER 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.

 

SEPTEMBER 7TH 2018

David Rourke Quartet ft Ron di Lauro
Tribute to Tony Romandini

David Rourke: Guitar / Ron Di Lauro: Trumpet / Alec Walkington: Bass / Andre White: Drums

 

SEPTEMBER 8TH 2018

Stephen Menold Oh My Mingus

Oh My Mingus Is a Montreal based group of Improvisers that are breathing life into Jazz.

 

SEPTEMBER 9TH 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.

 

SEPTEMBER 9TH 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.

 

SEPTEMBER 10TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Al Bourgeois, Al McLean & Jonathan Chapman

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Al Bourgeois, Al McLean & Jonathan Chapman

 

SEPTEMBER 11TH 2018

Tevet Sela/John Roney Duo

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

 

SEPTEMBER 12TH 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.

 

SEPTEMBER 12TH 2018

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo ft. Paul Shrofel

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

 

SEPTEMBER 13TH 2018

Pat Sonnyboy Gumbo­­­­ Loiselle

Born In Montréal, Pat Loiselle has been part of the Blues and 'Roots' Music scene for more than 25 years.

 

SEPTEMBER 14TH 2018

Sam Kirmayer Trio featuring Ben Paterson
High and Low Album Launch

Feat. Sam Kirmayer (guitar), Ben Paterson (organ), Dave Laing (drums)

 

SEPTEMBER 15TH 2018

Jean-Michel Pilc invites Ranee Lee & Laura Anglade

Feat. Jean-Michel Pilc, piano - Ranee Lee, vocals - Laura Anglade, vocals - Mike De Masi, bass - Al Bourgeois, drums

 

SEPTEMBER 16TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

SEPTEMBER 17TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Geoff Lapp & Adrian Vedady

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

 

SEPTEMBER 18TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Guillaume Martineau presents Tribute to Keith Jarrett

Guillaume Martineau has pursued many years of professional studies in classical piano.

 

SEPTEMBER 19TH 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.

 

SEPTEMBER 19TH 2018

Malarafe Quartet Contemporary jazz

The band meets after 13 years, on stage to present its resolutely contemporary and energetic jazz.

 

SEPTEMBER 20TH 2018

Shawn McPherson

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

 

SEPTEMBER 21ST 2018

Kennedy/Kaldestad Quintet

Featuring : Donny Kennedy: Alto Sax, Steve Kaldestad: Tenor Sax, Andre White: Piano, Alec Walkington: Bass, Dave Laing: Drums

 

SEPTEMBER 22ND 2018

Kennedy/Kaldestad Quintet

Featuring : Donny Kennedy: Alto Sax, Steve Kaldestad: Tenor Sax, Andre White: Piano, Alec Walkington: Bass, Dave Laing: Drums

 

SEPTEMBER 23RD 2018

MARACUJÁ Brazilian jazz

Feat. Elie Haroun (vocals), André Faleiros (bass), Sacha Daoud (drums) & John Sadowy (piano).

 

SEPTEMBER 24TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Geoff Lapp & Adrian Vedady

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

 

SEPTEMBER 25TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Guillaume Martineau presents Tribute to The Beatles

Guillaume Martineau has pursued many years of professional studies in classical piano.

 

SEPTEMBER 26TH 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.

 

SEPTEMBER 26TH 2018

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.

 

SEPTEMBER 27TH 2018

Fuel Junkie

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

 

SEPTEMBER 28TH 2018

Eric Harding Quintet Hard Bop and Beyond

Lex French : Trumpet / Frank Lozano : Sax / Adrian Vedady : Bass / Louis Vincent Hamel : Drums / Eric Harding : Piano

 

SEPTEMBER 29TH 2018

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

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

 

SEPTEMBER 30TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

OCTOBER 1ST 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Carlos Jimenez & Adrian Vedady

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

 

OCTOBER 2ND 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 3RD 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 3RD 2018

Johanne Desforges - Album Launch

Johanne Desforges - Voice, Sam Kirmayer - Guitar, Jonathan Champman - Bass, Valérie Lacombe - Drums, Julien Desforges - Handpan

 

OCTOBER 4TH 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 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.

 

OCTOBER 5TH 2018

Dawn Tyler Watson Quartet

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

 

OCTOBER 6TH 2018

Tia Brazda with special guest Steven Taetz

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.

 

OCTOBER 7TH 2018

The OFF festival presents:
TRIO ELLIAS / COPLAND / VEDADY

The Ellias / Copland / Vedady Trio has received much critical acclaim for their live performances, as well as for their first recording as a band, Sticks and Stones.

 

OCTOBER 8TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Carlos Jimenez & Adrian Vedady

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

 

OCTOBER 9TH 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 9TH 2018

Mike Rud Trio

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

 

OCTOBER 10TH 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 10TH 2018

Suzi Silva - Fad’AZZ

Suzi Silva, of Portuguese origin, is the instigator of this project, which aims to merge Fado and Jazz.

 

OCTOBER 10TH 2018

Suzi Silva - Fad’AZZ

Suzi Silva, of Portuguese origin, is the instigator of this project, which aims to merge Fado and Jazz.

 

OCTOBER 11TH 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 11TH 2018

Fuel Junkie

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

 

OCTOBER 12TH 2018

Andrea Superstein with Special Guest Elizabeth Shepherd
Worlds Apart Album Release

Andrea Superstein began her budding career in musical theatre, where she was introduced to the jazz standards of the Great American Songbook.

 

OCTOBER 13TH 2018

Lorraine Desmarais Trio plays Bill Evans

Pianist and composer Lorraine Desmarais is known in Canada, the USA, Europe, Mexico, China, Indonesia and Africa for her solo, trio and big band performances.

 

OCTOBER 14TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

OCTOBER 15TH 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 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 Quartet

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 4TH 2018

Closed at night for Private Event

 

NOVEMBER 4TH 2018

Closed at night for Private Event

 

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 7TH 2018

Christine Tassan Trio Gypsy Jazz

Gypsy jazz at its best with Christine Tassan on lead guitar, Hugues-Olivier Blouin on bass and Lise-Anne Ross on rhythm guitar.

 

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 14TH 2018

Ema Jean

Ema Jean is a jazz vocalist and singer-songwriter from Montreal who has been living and performing abroad for the last 3 years

 

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 18TH 2018

Arden Arapyan Quartet

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.

 

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

Danilo Rea solo

in collaboration with Umbria Jazz

Rea has performed with, among others, Chet Baker, Lee Konitz, Steve Grossman, Mimmo Cafiero, Phil Woods, Art Farmer, Curtis Fuller and Kenny Wheeler.

 

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 - Anita O'day tribute

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 28TH 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.

 

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 29TH 2018

Riot and the Blues Devils

Formed in 2001, Riot and the Blues Devils have played most major venues and festivals on the Québec Blues scene.

 

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 2ND 2018

Ben Rosenblum Trio feat. Sam Kirmayer

Described as an "impressive talent" by All About Jazz, Ben Rosenblum is a jazz pianist, accordionist and composer based in New York

 

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 4TH 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

DECEMBER 4TH 2018

Parc X Trio: Parc X-Mas

HO! HO! HO! It’s that time of year, so Parc X trio will play a selection of Christmas hits! Come be merry and celebrate the Holidays in style!

 

DECEMBER 5TH 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.

 

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

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

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 11TH 2018

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo ft. Paul Shrofel

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

 

DECEMBER 12TH 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.

 

DECEMBER 12TH 2018

Diane Nalini & Mike Rud Trio Christmas show

This show will include many holiday jazz classics sung by Diane and Mike. They’ll even sing a few duets!

 

DECEMBER 13TH 2018

Fuel Junkie

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

 

DECEMBER 14TH 2018

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

Avec: Paulo Ramos (guitare et voix), Jessica Vigneault (piano et voix), Roberto Murray (Sax & flute) & 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 16TH 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.

 

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 18TH 2018

Olivia Khoury Quartet

Olivia Khoury is a 22-year-old dancer and singer-songwriter born and raised in Montreal.

 

DECEMBER 19TH 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.

 

DECEMBER 19TH 2018

Suzi Silva - Fad’AZZ

Suzi Silva, of Portuguese origin, is the instigator of this project, which aims to merge Fado and Jazz.

 

DECEMBER 20TH 2018

Shawn McPherson

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

 

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.

 

DECEMBER 22ND 2018

Simon Denizart Latin Quartet

Originally from France, the pianist Simon Denizart came to Montreal in 2011 to study jazz performance at Univerity de Montreal with Luc Beaugrand.

 

DECEMBER 23RD 2018

Closed at night for Private Event

 

DECEMBER 24TH 2018

Closed - Happy Holidays!!

 

DECEMBER 25TH 2018

Closed - Happy Holidays!!

 

DECEMBER 26TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

DECEMBER 27TH 2018

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 2018

Rachel Therrien Latin jazz quartet

The creative young trumpet player and composer, Rachel Therrien is as well new for her musical abilities as well as her rigorous work ethic.

 

DECEMBER 29TH 2018

Ben Racine Blues Band

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

 

DECEMBER 30TH 2018

Yoel Diaz Cubarteto Cuban Jazz

This great pianist, songwriter, composer and arranger born in Holguin, Cuba, evolving on the at every concert

 

DECEMBER 31ST 2018

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 2019

Closed - Happy New Year!!

 

JANUARY 2ND 2019

Frim Fram

A fresh and fun mix of swing, blues, folk and jazz, Eleanor Young and Peter Modos take a playful approach on old favourites from the early jazz era and beyond.

 

JANUARY 3RD 2019

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 4TH 2019

Beth McKenna Quartet

Laureate of the Prix Opus for Jazz Concert of the Year (“Home: Montreal” – Beth McKenna Jazz Orchestra), Beth is quickly making her unique mark on the Canadian jazz scene.

 

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 6TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

JANUARY 9TH 2019

Ema Jean

Ema Jean is a jazz vocalist and singer-songwriter from Montreal who has been living and performing abroad for the last 3 years

 

JANUARY 10TH 2019

Fuel Junkie

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

 

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 12TH 2019

Norman Marshall Villeneuve's Jazz Message

Norman Marshall Villeneuve is an icon of Canadian jazz. Norm grew up in Montreal's Little Burgundy.

 

JANUARY 17TH 2019

Shawn McPherson

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

 

JANUARY 18TH 2019

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.

 

JANUARY 19TH 2019

John Raymond & Real Feels CD Release
w/Gilad Hekselman & Colin Stranahan

With a singular voice as a trumpeter, flugelhornist and composer, John Raymond is “steering jazz in the right direction” (Downbeat Magazine).

 

JANUARY 20TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

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 26TH 2019

Ron Di Lauro Sextet:
Kind of Blue, tribute to Miles Davis

Ron Di Lauro Sextet: Kind of Blue, tribute to Miles Davis

 

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.

 

JANUARY 31ST 2019

Ben Racine Blues Band

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

 

FEBRUARY 1ST 2019

Carlos Jimenez Quintet

Montreal guitarist Carlos Jiménez presents his brand new Quintet.

 

FEBRUARY 2ND 2019

Dave Turner & The 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.

 

FEBRUARY 3RD 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

FEBRUARY 7TH 2019

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 10TH 2019

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.

 

FEBRUARY 17TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

FEBRUARY 28TH 2019

Justin Saladino Blues Band

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

 

MARCH 7TH 2019

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.

 

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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