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APRIL 1ST 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

APRIL 2ND 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

 

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 4TH 2018

4pm - The Marcus Blues-Selman Septet

Marcus Braithwaite-Selman – Trumpet and Flugelhorn / Daniel Rosenthal-Romagnolo – Tenor and Alto Saxophone / Étienne Lalonde – Guitar / Janna Katsouros – Piano / Malik Alick – Piano / Louis Perron – Electric Bass / Stratsimir Dimitrov – Drums

 

APRIL 4TH 2018

5pm - Charles Colizza & Friends

Drums: Patrick Bureau / Doublebass: Stephen James Menold / Guitar: Charles Colizza / Baritone sax : Patrice Luneau / Tenor Sax : Philippe Brochu-Pelletier / Trumpet : Benjamin Cordeau / Voice : Jany Provost / Voice: Katrina Steppan

 

APRIL 4TH 2018

Rosie & the Riveters - Album Launch

Rosie & the Riveters’ vintage-inspired folk anthems paint a portrait of a woman’s voice in a man’s world.

 

APRIL 5TH 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

APRIL 5TH 2018

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

APRIL 5TH 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.

 

APRIL 6TH 2018

Marianne Trudel Quartet avec Ingrid Jensen

Feat. Marianne Trudel, piano / Ingrid Jensen, trumpet / RJ Leblanc, bass / Robbie Kuster, drums

 

APRIL 7TH 2018

Marianne Trudel Quartet avec Ingrid Jensen

Feat. Marianne Trudel, piano / Ingrid Jensen, trumpet / RJ Leblanc, bass / Robbie Kuster, drums

 

APRIL 8TH 2018

Parc X Trio - Tribute to Hank Mobley

Parc X Trio continues its tribute series with Hank Mobley’s cult classic, Soul Station.

 

APRIL 9TH 2018

5pm - Isobel Gordon-Smith septet

Isobel Gordon-Smith-guitar / Stratsimir Dimitrov-drums / Lucas Brisson-bass / Arielle Soucy-voice / Julia Warren-saxophone / Guillaume Dion-piano / Marc-Antoine Pereda-trumpet

 

APRIL 9TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Pierre François & Adrian Vedady

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

 

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

5 to 7 - Concordia alumni & Music Therapy Students
Benefice Concert

Join Concordia University's Music Therapy Department to celebrate the power of music! An evening of musical performances by the department's students to raise awareness of the healing potential of music.

 

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 12TH 2018

Blue Moon Marquee

A.W. Cardinal (vocals, guitar, harmonica.) and Jasmine Colette (vocals, bass, drums.) primarily write and perform original compositions.

 

APRIL 13TH 2018

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

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

 

APRIL 14TH 2018

Lex French & Kevin Dean play Roy & Diz

Featuring Lex French and Kevin Dean on trumpet, Paul Shrofel at the piano, Johnny Chapman on bass, and Dave Laing on drums

 

APRIL 15TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

APRIL 16TH 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

 

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 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.

 

APRIL 18TH 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.

 

APRIL 19TH 2018

Harpdog Brown & the Travelin’ Blues Show

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

 

APRIL 20TH 2018

Gentiane MG Trio feat. Yannick Rieu

After the release of their first album at Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill last spring, Gentiane MG Trio will be back, this time featuring saxophonist Yannick Rieu

 

APRIL 21ST 2018

Ellias/Copland/Vedady (ECV)

Feat. : Roddy Ellias - guitar, Marc Copland - piano, Adrian Vedady - bass

 

APRIL 22ND 2018

Mike Bruzzese Plays the Music of Horace Silver

Lex French - Trumpet, Mike Bruzzese - Guitar, Andres Vial - Piano, Mike De Masi - Bass, Valérie Lacombe - Drums

 

APRIL 23RD 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Donald Meunier & Adrian Vedady

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

 

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 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 25TH 2018

Rémi-Jean Leblanc invites Jeff Ballard

Jeff Ballard, drums / Rémi-Jean Leblanc, bass / Jean-Nicolas Trottier, trombone / Jean-Michel Pilc, piano

 

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.

 

APRIL 28TH 2018

TEVET SELA Quartet Feat. TAL BERGMAN

Musicians: Tal Bergman - Drums / Tevet Sela - Saxophone / John Roney - Piano / Simon Page - Bass

 

APRIL 29TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

APRIL 30TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Donald Meunier & Adrian Vedady

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

 

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 26TH 2018

Eric Harding Quintet Hard Bop and Beyond

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

 

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Guillaume Pilote with Paul Shrofel & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Guillaume Pilote (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 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 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!

 

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 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

Slim Dubois Blues Band

Blues, Rock & Roll, Boogie Woogie and R&B

 

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 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 7TH 2019

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 8TH 2019

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.

 

JANUARY 9TH 2019

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

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 13TH 2019

Juan Carmona Quartet

United around a creative and mixed music, the quartet gave birth to an original and innovative Jazz highlighting the talent of its four musicians.

 

JANUARY 14TH 2019

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 15TH 2019

Tevet Sela/Jean-Michel Pilc Duo

In this special meeting, Tevet and Jean-Michel will play both their original compositions.

 

JANUARY 16TH 2019

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

JANUARY 16TH 2019

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.

 

JANUARY 17TH 2019

Shawn McPherson

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

 

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 - Tribute to Nancy Wilson

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

Closed due to snow storm

 

JANUARY 21ST 2019

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

 

JANUARY 22ND 2019

Parc X Trio: Standards

Parc X Trio will perform select standards from their Tribute series from last year.

 

JANUARY 23RD 2019

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

JANUARY 23RD 2019

Wray Downes Trio
88th birthday celebration!

Wray Downes has indeed earned the title of Grand Man of the piano. His career has spanned one-half of a century and his accomplishments & awards are certainly too numerous to recite.

 

JANUARY 24TH 2019

Wray Downes Trio
88th birthday celebration!

Wray Downes has indeed earned the title of Grand Man of the piano. His career has spanned one-half of a century and his accomplishments & awards are certainly too numerous to recite.

 

JANUARY 24TH 2019

Wray Downes Trio
88th birthday celebration!

Wray Downes has indeed earned the title of Grand Man of the piano. His career has spanned one-half of a century and his accomplishments & awards are certainly too numerous to recite.

 

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 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 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 28TH 2019

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

 

JANUARY 29TH 2019

Tommy D Quartet

Montreal-based saxophonist and entertainer TOMMY D embodies the spirit of adult-contemporary jazz in fun and family-friendly performances

 

JANUARY 30TH 2019

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

JANUARY 30TH 2019

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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 Blue Note Sound 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 4TH 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Joel Miller & Adrian Vedady

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

 

FEBRUARY 5TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

FEBRUARY 5TH 2019

Manela Quartet

Violinist Marie Neige Lavigne invites you to discover her original compositions with her group Manela.

 

FEBRUARY 6TH 2019

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

FEBRUARY 6TH 2019

Conections Jazz Trio + Jam Session

Dimi Ditrow is a New York based jazz drummer and educator from a Bulgarian descent. He has the influence from the great masters such as Max Roach, Philly Joe Jones, Elvin Jones and Tonny Williams.

 

FEBRUARY 7TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

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 8TH 2019

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.

 

FEBRUARY 8TH 2019

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.

 

FEBRUARY 8TH 2019

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.

 

FEBRUARY 9TH 2019

Jean-Michel Pilc & Invisible Ink

Born in 1960 in Paris, and now an American citizen, self taught Jean-Michel Pilc has performed with numerous giants in the music field

 

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 11TH 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Joel Miller & Adrian Vedady

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

 

FEBRUARY 12TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

FEBRUARY 12TH 2019

Alec Schulman trio - Tribute to Keith Jarrett

Alec Schulman, 19, is a jazz pianist from Los Angeles, California.

 

FEBRUARY 13TH 2019

Suzi Silva Trio

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

 

FEBRUARY 13TH 2019

Suzi Silva Trio

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

 

FEBRUARY 13TH 2019

Suzi Silva Trio

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

 

FEBRUARY 14TH 2019

Valentine's Day: Dorothée Berryman

A mid-winter ritual, singer, actress Dorothée Berryman performing ballads in the intimate setting of Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill for Valentine’s Day

 

FEBRUARY 15TH 2019

Guillaume Martineau Trio - Tribute to the Beatles

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

 

FEBRUARY 16TH 2019

Tevet Sela & Jason Rosenblatt - 'Mizmor' Album Launch

Collection of original music inspired by the ancient cantillations of old Morocco, the uplifting klezmer melodies of Eastern-Europe and the glorious modal improvisations of John Coltrane.

 

FEBRUARY 17TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

FEBRUARY 18TH 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with sienna dahlen & Adrian Vedady

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

 

FEBRUARY 19TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

FEBRUARY 19TH 2019

Kevin Warren Trio

The trio plays Medeski Martin and Wood and originals

 

FEBRUARY 20TH 2019

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

FEBRUARY 20TH 2019

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo

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

 

FEBRUARY 21ST 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

FEBRUARY 21ST 2019

DURHAM COUNTY POETS

Durham County Poets are from the Chateauguay valley located in Quebec, Canada. Their influences are varied, from blues to folk, from jazz to ragtime.

 

FEBRUARY 22ND 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.

 

FEBRUARY 23RD 2019

Jean-Marc Hébert Quartet

Jean-Marc Hébert is a guitarist, composer, and certified classical guitar teacher.

 

FEBRUARY 23RD 2019

Jean-Marc Hébert Quartet

Jean-Marc Hébert is a guitarist, composer, and certified classical guitar teacher.

 

FEBRUARY 24TH 2019

MARACUJÁ Brazilian jazz

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

 

FEBRUARY 24TH 2019

MARACUJÁ Brazilian jazz

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

 

FEBRUARY 25TH 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Guillaume Pilote with sienna dahlen & Adrian Vedady

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

 

FEBRUARY 26TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

FEBRUARY 26TH 2019

Rachel Therrien duo avec Miguel De Armas

Working Between New York and Montreal, French-Canadian trumpeter, bandleader and composer Rachel Therrien is fairly recognized on the Jazz international scene

 

FEBRUARY 27TH 2019

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

FEBRUARY 27TH 2019

Dave Turner presents the next generation

Saxophonist and composer Dave Turner presents the next generation

 

FEBRUARY 28TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

FEBRUARY 28TH 2019

Justin Saladino Blues Band

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

 

MARCH 1ST 2019

Bourassa-Donato-Lozano-Tanguay
Autour de Bill Evans

with special guest Jim Lewis

Thirty-five years after the death of jazz pianist Bill Evans, the music he played or composed is reinterpreted by Michel Donato, Francois Bourassa, Frank Lozano and Pierre Tanguay.

 

MARCH 2ND 2019

NUIT BLANCHE:
whip cream Band

Nuit Blanche with the Whip Cream Band

 

MARCH 3RD 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

MARCH 4TH 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with David Rourke & Adrian Vedady

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

 

MARCH 5TH 2019

Rachel Therrien Trio ft. Claire Devlin & Marika Gaela

Rachel Therrien invites Claire Devlin and Marika Gaela.

 

MARCH 6TH 2019

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

MARCH 6TH 2019

Andy MacDonald & invités
Album launch

Originally from Toronto, Andy MacDonald is a jazz manouche guitarist and singer based in Montreal.

 

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 8TH 2019

Stephen Menold Oh My Mingus

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

 

MARCH 9TH 2019

Joel Miller & Hilario Duran Quartet

Two award-winning Canadian Jazz masters join forces to create a magical evening of Melodiously grooving Latin Jazz.

 

MARCH 10TH 2019

El son sono

El Son Sono is a way of traveling in Latin America thanks to their dancing and catchy rhythms!

 

MARCH 11TH 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Zach Fisher & Adrian Vedady

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

 

MARCH 12TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

MARCH 12TH 2019

Aex Lefaivre Trio plays Jobim

Bassist Alex Lefaivre (Parc X Trio, YUL), guitarist François Jalbert and drummer Alain Bourgeois will perform the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim

 

MARCH 13TH 2019

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

MARCH 13TH 2019

Suzi Silva Fad'azz

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

 

MARCH 14TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

MARCH 14TH 2019

Fuel Junkie

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

 

MARCH 15TH 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.

 

MARCH 16TH 2019

Série invitation Jim Doxas: Lorne Lofsky

Lorne Lofsky is an internationally recognized jazz guitarist. Born and raised in Toronto, he has been playing professionally for the last 42 years.

 

MARCH 17TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

MARCH 18TH 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Alec Schulman & Adrian Vedady

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

 

MARCH 19TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

MARCH 19TH 2019

David Rourke Trio feat. Jonathan Chapman & Dave Laing

Taking inspiration from the famous guitar trios of Jim Hall, Barney Kessel, Grant Green, Kenny Burrell and countless others, they will be playing standards as well as originals.

 

MARCH 20TH 2019

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

MARCH 20TH 2019

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo

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

 

MARCH 21ST 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

MARCH 21ST 2019

Miche Love & The Blues Dynamite

With explosive energy on stage, the band performs authentic blues, swing, rockabilly and jump blues.

 

MARCH 22ND 2019

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.

 

MARCH 22ND 2019

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.

 

MARCH 23RD 2019

The Note Poets

The notes flow, hot... the words, an after thought. Notion for motion, a magic potion. Montreal based group brings a new sound. Pass the word around!

 

MARCH 24TH 2019

Annam’s Family Jazz Project - Album Launch

A mix of Jazz and many other styles : Hip-Hop, Afro, Latin, Fusion, Funk...etc

 

MARCH 25TH 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Julian Paulo Jayme & Adrian Vedady

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

 

MARCH 26TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

MARCH 26TH 2019

David Rourke Trio feat. André White & Eric Lagacé

They will draw inspiration from the great guitar-piano-bass trios of the past like the Ahmad Jamal, Oscar Peterson and Nat King Cole trios.

 

MARCH 26TH 2019

David Rourke Trio feat. André White & Eric Lagacé

They will draw inspiration from the great guitar-piano-bass trios of the past like the Ahmad Jamal, Oscar Peterson and Nat King Cole trios.

 

MARCH 27TH 2019

Ben Racine Blues Band - Album Recording

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

 

MARCH 28TH 2019

Ben Racine Blues Band - Album Recording

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

 

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.

 

MARCH 30TH 2019

Dominique Di Piazza Trio

Dominique Di Piazza (France) started playing electric bass in 1979 and created his own technique

 

MARCH 31ST 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

APRIL 1ST 2019

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

 

APRIL 2ND 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

APRIL 2ND 2019

Olivier grenier Bédard Trio: Tribute to Lonnie Smith

Come and revisit the classics of Lonnie Smith, Jimmy Smith, Larry Young, Brother Jack McDuff and other essentials of the Organ Trio.

 

APRIL 3RD 2019

Marianne Trudel Trio

Marianne Trudel is a multi-talented pianist, composer, improvisor, and arranger. At once energetic and passionate, her music cross-cuts a wide swath of musical interests.

 

APRIL 3RD 2019

Marianne Trudel Trio

Marianne Trudel is a multi-talented pianist, composer, improvisor, and arranger. At once energetic and passionate, her music cross-cuts a wide swath of musical interests.

 

APRIL 4TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

APRIL 4TH 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.

 

APRIL 5TH 2019

Francoeur / Jayme International Quintet

All hailing from different parts of the world, this group comes together to bring a modern touch to the traditional jazz quintet.

 

APRIL 6TH 2019

Harpdog Brown & The Uptown Blues Band

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

 

APRIL 7TH 2019

MARACUJÁ Brazilian jazz

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

 

APRIL 8TH 2019

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

 

APRIL 9TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

APRIL 9TH 2019

livier Grenier Bédard Quartet: Tribute to Pat Metheny and John Scofield

Enjoy this overview of the music of two legends of the guitar with a unique formula: Two guitarists on stage!

 

APRIL 10TH 2019

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

APRIL 10TH 2019

Ben Winkelman Trio

Ben Winkelman is a jazz pianist and composer living in New York.

 

APRIL 11TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

APRIL 11TH 2019

Shawn McPherson Blues Band

Barely 24 years old, Shawn McPherson has already established himself as an up and coming harmonica master.

 

APRIL 11TH 2019

Shawn McPherson Blues Band

Barely 24 years old, Shawn McPherson has already established himself as an up and coming harmonica master.

 

APRIL 12TH 2019

Dawn Tyler Watson Quartet

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

 

APRIL 13TH 2019

Les Malcommodes & Sonia Johnson

One of Quebec’s most celebrated jazz trios, Les Malcommodes is led by award-winning pianist-composer Félix Stüssi.

 

APRIL 14TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

APRIL 15TH 2019

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

 

APRIL 16TH 2019

Marie-Fatima Rudolf Trio - Spring is here

Celebrating spring with thematic songs from the American songbook.

 

APRIL 17TH 2019

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

APRIL 17TH 2019

Olivia Khoury Quartet

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

 

APRIL 18TH 2019

Fuel Junkie

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

 

APRIL 19TH 2019

Kevin Dean and the Big City Wranglers
Album Launch Sunset trail

Trumpeter Kevin Dean is a Professor of Music (Jazz Studies) at the Schulich School of Music, McGill University

 

APRIL 20TH 2019

Série invitation Jim Doxas: Robi Botos

Robi Botos is one of Canada’s most talented and respected young jazz pianists.

 

APRIL 21ST 2019

Mike Bruzzese Quartet

Mike Bruzzese is a jazz guitarist based in Montreal.

 

APRIL 22ND 2019

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

 

APRIL 23RD 2019

Tommy D Quartet

Montreal-based saxophonist and entertainer TOMMY D embodies the spirit of adult-contemporary jazz in fun and family-friendly performances

 

APRIL 24TH 2019

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

APRIL 24TH 2019

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo

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

 

APRIL 25TH 2019

Ben Racine Blues Band

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

 

APRIL 26TH 2019

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.

 

APRIL 27TH 2019

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.

 

APRIL 28TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

APRIL 29TH 2019

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

 

APRIL 30TH 2019

Marie-Fatima Rudolf Trio
Tribute to Herbie Hancock Fat Albert Rotunda

Fat Albert Rotunda, Herbie Hancock’s obscure album that provided the soundtrack for 70s television show Fat Albert.

 

MAY 1ST 2019

Marianne Trudel Trio

Marianne Trudel is a multi-talented pianist, composer, improvisor, and arranger. At once energetic and passionate, her music cross-cuts a wide swath of musical interests.

 

MAY 2ND 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.

 

MAY 3RD 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.

 

MAY 3RD 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.

 

MAY 4TH 2019

Jean-Michel Pilc & Invisible Ink

Born in 1960 in Paris, and now an American citizen, self taught Jean-Michel Pilc has performed with numerous giants in the music field

 

MAY 5TH 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.

 

MAY 6TH 2019

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 7TH 2019

Alec Schulman & Donny Kennedy Duo

In this intimate setting, Donny Kennedy (sax) and Alec Schulman (piano) explore standards and original music.

 

MAY 8TH 2019

Ensemble Sinuoso avec Carlos Jimenez

Brazilian music with Carlos Jimenez, René Orea & Aquiles Melo

 

MAY 9TH 2019

5 to 7pm (free) Lucas Brisson - Fleuve

 

MAY 9TH 2019

Fuel Junkie

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

 

MAY 10TH 2019

Dave Turner's Montreal suite

Tribute to Dave Turner's montrealer mentors: Charles Biddle, Michel Donato, Charles Ellison among others.

 

MAY 11TH 2019

Misses Satchmo

Misses Satchmo, a band led by the dazzling Lysandre Champagne on vocals and trumpet

 

MAY 12TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

MAY 13TH 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Andrew Schinasi & Adrian Vedady

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

 

MAY 14TH 2019

Sam Kirmayer - Hommage à Charlie Parker

Sam Kirmayer is joined by pianist Andres Vial and bassist Mike De Masi to celebrate the music of Charlie Parker.

 

MAY 15TH 2019

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.

 

MAY 15TH 2019

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.

 

MAY 16TH 2019

Justin Saladino Blues Band

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

 

MAY 17TH 2019

Guillaume Martineau - Tribute to Radiohead

feat. Guillaume Martineau, piano ; Nicolas Ferron Geoffroy, guitar ; Rémi-Jean Leblanc, bass ; Kevin Warren, drums

 

MAY 18TH 2019

Série invitation Jim Doxas: Dave Young

Order of Canada recipient, Dr. Dave Young, is one of Canada’s most celebrated and valued bassists, composers, arrangers, and educators.

 

MAY 19TH 2019

Dan Faulk Quartet

Celebrated tenor/soprano saxophonist Dan Faulk has recorded on several CDs with many of jazz's legendary masters including Barry Harris, John Hicks, Louis Hayes, and with J.J. Johnson for Verve Records.

 

MAY 20TH 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Jean-Michel Pilc & Adrian Vedady

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

 

MAY 21ST 2019

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.

 

MAY 21ST 2019

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.

 

MAY 21ST 2019

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.

 

MAY 22ND 2019

Suzi Silva Trio

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

 

MAY 23RD 2019

Shawn McPherson Blues Band

Barely 24 years old, Shawn McPherson has already established himself as an up and coming harmonica master.

 

MAY 24TH 2019

DOXAS / JENSEN / FRENCH / VEDADY

Old Music, New Music, Borrowed Music, Blue Music

 

MAY 25TH 2019

Adam James - L.A Stories of a Canadian Crooner

Gifted with a voice that makes any crowd swoon, Adam James is a modern pop crooner who continues to take the international music scene by storm.

 

MAY 26TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

MAY 27TH 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Kevin Dean & Adrian Vedady

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

 

MAY 28TH 2019

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

 

MAY 29TH 2019

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo

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

 

MAY 30TH 2019

Shtreiml Turkish blues

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

 

MAY 31ST 2019

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

Paulo Ramos, a versatile Brazilian guitarist, singer, and composer

 

JUNE 1ST 2019

Leblanc/Shrofel/Ritchie play Stevie Wonder

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

 

JUNE 2ND 2019

Marianne Trudel Trio plays antonio carlos jobim

Marianne Trudel is a multi-talented pianist, composer, improvisor, and arranger. At once energetic and passionate, her music cross-cuts a wide swath of musical interests.

 

JUNE 3RD 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Guillaume Pilote with Steve Raegele & Levi Dover

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

 

JUNE 4TH 2019

David Ryshpan Electric trio

Ft: David Ryshpan - keys, Emile Farley - electric bass, Anthony Pageot - drums

 

JUNE 5TH 2019

Porch Swing Quartet

Bringing together 4 of Canada's most unique voices, the Porch Swing Quartet celebrates the possibilities of unexpected pairings.

 

JUNE 6TH 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.

 

JUNE 7TH 2019

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 !

 

JUNE 8TH 2019

The Evan Shay Standards Band

The Evan Shay Standards Band is thrilled to be bringing some swing to the stage at Upstairs!

 

JUNE 9TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

JUNE 10TH 2019

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

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

 

JUNE 11TH 2019

Samuel Bonnet - Oriental Blue

In his latest album, ORIENTAL BLUE, Samuel Bonnet traces a singular path to the confluence of writing and improvised, color and sound, East and West.

 

JUNE 12TH 2019

MARACUJÁ Brazilian jazz

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

 

JUNE 13TH 2019

Fuel Junkie

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

 

JUNE 14TH 2019

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.

 

JUNE 15TH 2019

Alain Caron

Alain Caron was ranked Best Bass player for 10 years in the row by magazine The Jazz Report.

 

JUNE 16TH 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.

 

JUNE 17TH 2019

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 18TH 2019

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.

 

JUNE 19TH 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.

 

JUNE 20TH 2019

Shawn McPherson Blues Band

Barely 24 years old, Shawn McPherson has already established himself as an up and coming harmonica master.

 

JUNE 21ST 2019

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.

 

JUNE 22ND 2019

Kim Zombik - Tribute to Billie Holiday

The music is the magic: Tribute to Billie Holiday

 

JUNE 23RD 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

JUNE 24TH 2019

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 25TH 2019

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.

 

JUNE 25TH 2019

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.

 

JUNE 26TH 2019

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo

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

 

JUNE 27TH 2019

Montreal International Jazz Festival:

Laura Anglade Quintet : I’ve Got Just About Everything Album Launch

Laura's style branches out from traditional jazz roots and some of her idols include Carmen McRae, Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, Etta Jones, Anita O’Day, Chet Baker and Blossom Dearie.

 

JUNE 28TH 2019

Montreal International Jazz Festival:

Sheila Jordan

A scat enthusiast, Jordan is known for her vocal acrobatics.

 

JUNE 29TH 2019

Montreal International Jazz Festival:

Huntertones

Huntertones brings people together around the globe with fun, imaginative and fearless music.

 

JUNE 30TH 2019

Montreal International Jazz Festival:

An Evening with Raul Midón & Lionel Loueke

Genre-bending icons Raul Midón and Lionel Loueke join forces to present a special night of song and guitar wizardry.

 

JULY 1ST 2019

Montreal International Jazz Festival:

Jerry Bergonzi Quartet

Tenor saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is an internationally recognized jazz performer, composer, author, and educator.

 

JULY 2ND 2019

Montreal International Jazz Festival:

Lucky Peterson

American Blues legend, the multi-instrumentalist Lucky Peterson, is one of the most riveting performers of the modern blues era.

 

JULY 3RD 2019

Montreal International Jazz Festival:

Gilad Hekselman Trio

Gilad Hekselman has earned a reputation as one of New York City’s most promising guitarists.

 

JULY 4TH 2019

Montreal International Jazz Festival:

Kendrick Scott Oracle

Drummer Kendrick Scott is a technically proficient and intuitive modern jazz drummer, composer, arranger, and bandleader with a bent toward expansive post-bop.

 

JULY 5TH 2019

Montreal International Jazz Festival:

Keyon Harrold

Sweeping and cinematic, the music draws on elements of jazz, classicval, rock, blues, and hip hop to create something uniquely modern, unmistakably American.

 

JULY 6TH 2019

Montreal International Jazz Festival:

Keyon Harrold

Sweeping and cinematic, the music draws on elements of jazz, classicval, rock, blues, and hip hop to create something uniquely modern, unmistakably American.

 

JULY 7TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

JULY 8TH 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Yannick Rieu & Adrian Vedady

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

 

JULY 9TH 2019

Roxane Reddy duo - tribute to Bill Evans

Tribute to Bill Evans featuring Roxane Reddy (vocals) & Yannick Anctil (piano)

 

JULY 10TH 2019

5 to 7 - Micheline Laporte - Ô, LA BELLE VIE

5 to 7 pm (free) Ô, LA BELLE VIE featuring Micheline Laporte - vocals, John Sadowy - piano and Dave Watts - bass

 

JULY 10TH 2019

Kalyna Rakel

Her songs come straight from the heart, sung with a voice that has been described as Amy Winehouse meets Janis Joplin.

 

JULY 11TH 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.

 

JULY 12TH 2019

Roger Walls Superbrass

Superbrass features some of the best up and coming trumpet players in the area. Four trumpets plus rhythm section.

 

JULY 13TH 2019

Joe Sullivan Quintet Feat. Yannick Rieu

Joe Sullivan, trumpet / Yannick Rieu, sax/ François Bourassa, piano / Adrian Vedady, bass / André White, drums

 

JULY 14TH 2019

Mike Bruzzese Quartet

Mike Bruzzese is a jazz guitarist based in Montreal.

 

JULY 15TH 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Yannick Rieu & Adrian Vedady

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

 

JULY 16TH 2019

Josh Rager Trio

Jazz piano trio at it finest from one of Montreal's most recognized names.

 

JULY 17TH 2019

Jenna Marie Pinard

At the vanguard of ‘The New Jazz Generation’ and freshly graduated from the University of Toronto’s prestigious jazz studies program, JENNA MARIE PINARD possesses a signature jazz and blues voice.

 

JULY 18TH 2019

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”.

 

JULY 19TH 2019

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.

 

JULY 20TH 2019

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.

 

JULY 21ST 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

JULY 22ND 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Gentiane MG & Adrian Vedady

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

 

JULY 23RD 2019

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.

 

JULY 24TH 2019

Jessica Vigneault - Tribute to Monk

Thelonious “Sphere” Monk (1917-1982) was a major figure in jazz history and a profoundly original artist, both as a highly regarded composer and a fiercely unique pianist.

 

JULY 25TH 2019

Justin Saladino Blues Band

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

 

JULY 25TH 2019

Justin Saladino Blues Band

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

 

JULY 26TH 2019

Dawn Tyler Watson Quartet

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

 

JULY 27TH 2019

Diane Nalini - Tribute to Nat King Cole

Diane Nalini composes and sings in four languages. She has recorded four critically-acclaimed albums, sung at jazz festivals around the globe

 

JULY 28TH 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.

 

JULY 29TH 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Gentiane MG & Adrian Vedady

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

 

JULY 30TH 2019

Alex Lefaivre Trio - Tribute to Kind of Blue et A Love Supreme

Equally proficient on both the upright and electric bass, Alex is a fearless original known for his unique artistic voice, powerful groove and instrumental virtuosity.

 

JULY 31ST 2019

Guillaume Martineau - Tribute to Pink Floyd

Revelation Radio-Canada jazz 2015-2016, Guillaume Martineau is distinguished by creativity as a pianist.

 

AUGUST 1ST 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.

 

AUGUST 2ND 2019

Christine Tassan Quartet Gypsy Jazz

Christine Tassan will be playing with Aurélien Tomasi on saxophones and clarinet, Marie-Fatima Rudolf on piano and Blanche Baillargeon on double bass.

 

AUGUST 3RD 2019

Montreal Hard Bop Five

From Monk to Coltrane, Blakey to Byrd, with the band's own compositions thrown in for good measure, these guys swing baby !

 

AUGUST 4TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

AUGUST 5TH 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Nick di Giovanni Gentiane MG & Adrian Vedady

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

 

AUGUST 6TH 2019

Serie Valérie Lacombe Trio
presents: An Evening of Show Tunes!

Valérie Lacombe Trio presents an evening of swinging standards originally written for musical theatres and Golden-Age movie musicals

 

AUGUST 7TH 2019

McGill Jazz Workshop Faculty

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

 

AUGUST 8TH 2019

Jeff Simons Trio Blues - R&b band

The music explores classic blues and R and B. Some hits and some lesser known, always fun!

 

AUGUST 9TH 2019

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 10TH 2019

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 11TH 2019

Andy Rubal Quartet Cuban Jazz

Born in Santiago de Cuba, young Andy Rubal Bello has had music running through his veins ever since he was a little boy.

 

AUGUST 12TH 2019

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 13TH 2019

Serie Valérie Lacombe Trio
plays Cedar Walton

Valérie Lacombe pays tribute to one of the most prolific jazz pianist and composer of all time: Cedar Walton.

 

AUGUST 14TH 2019

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo

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

 

AUGUST 15TH 2019

Ben Racine Blues Band

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

 

AUGUST 16TH 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.

 

AUGUST 17TH 2019

Yoel Diaz & Cubarteto Cuban Jazz

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

 

AUGUST 17TH 2019

Yoel Diaz & Cubarteto Cuban Jazz

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

 

AUGUST 18TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

AUGUST 19TH 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Kate Wyatt & Adrian Vedady

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

 

AUGUST 20TH 2019

Serie Valérie Lacombe Trio
pays tribute to the Red Garland Trio

The Valérie Lacombe Trio celebrates their love for one of the most swinging trios of all time

 

AUGUST 21ST 2019

Ema Jean

Multi-disciplinary artist Ema Jean has charmed audiences in Spain, Morocco, Tunisia, Canada and the US with her quirky, bittersweet compositions and her subtle, magnetic stage presence.

 

AUGUST 22ND 2019

Shawn McPherson Blues Band

Barely 24 years old, Shawn McPherson has already established himself as an up and coming harmonica master.

 

AUGUST 23RD 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.

 

AUGUST 24TH 2019

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.

 

AUGUST 25TH 2019

Suzi Silva Fad'azz

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

 

AUGUST 26TH 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Kate Wyatt & Adrian Vedady

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

 

AUGUST 27TH 2019

Serie Valérie Lacombe Trio
plays the music of Andre White

A rare occasion to hear gems drawn from the repertoire of one of the best Canadian musicians and composers

 

AUGUST 28TH 2019

MARACUJÁ Brazilian jazz

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

 

AUGUST 29TH 2019

Fuel Junkie

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

 

AUGUST 30TH 2019

Dawn Tyler Watson Quartet

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

 

AUGUST 31ST 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.

 

SEPTEMBER 1ST 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

SEPTEMBER 2ND 2019

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

 

SEPTEMBER 3RD 2019

The Andrew Schinasi Quartet - Tribute to Wayne Shorter

The Andrew Schinasi Quartet pays tribute to Wayne Shorter, one of the most influential figures in the history of Jazz.

 

SEPTEMBER 4TH 2019

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.

 

SEPTEMBER 4TH 2019

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.

 

SEPTEMBER 5TH 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.

 

SEPTEMBER 6TH 2019

Mike Goudreau Band

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

 

SEPTEMBER 7TH 2019

Cynthia Tauro

Cynthia Tauro is a Toronto-based vocalist, pianist and songwriter whose fresh take on jazz and superb technique is introducing new life to the city's music scene.

 

SEPTEMBER 8TH 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.

 

SEPTEMBER 8TH 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.

 

SEPTEMBER 9TH 2019

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

 

SEPTEMBER 10TH 2019

Roxane Reddy duo - tribute to Bill Evans

Tribute to Bill Evans featuring Roxane Reddy (vocals) & Yannick Anctil (piano)

 

SEPTEMBER 11TH 2019

Concordia Student Jam Hosted by Alex Johnson ft. Tommy Poirier & Sophie Brubacher

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

 

SEPTEMBER 11TH 2019

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.

 

SEPTEMBER 12TH 2019

Closed at night for Private Event

 

SEPTEMBER 12TH 2019

Closed at night for Private Event

 

SEPTEMBER 13TH 2019

Olivier Babaz invites Michel Cusson

French Composer and Bass & Kalimba player Olivier Babaz invites renowned Guitarist and Composer Michel Cusson

 

SEPTEMBER 14TH 2019

Denis Chang invites Samson Schmitt - Gypsy jazz Quartet

Spearheading the young generation in Lorraine, international icon Samson Schmitt, son of the legendary Dorado Schmitt, is one of the most eminent gypsy guitarists of today

 

SEPTEMBER 15TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

SEPTEMBER 16TH 2019

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

 

SEPTEMBER 17TH 2019

Parc X trio: Homage à Thelonious Monk

For this tribute series, Parc X Trio will explore the music of the High Priest of Bop, Thelonious Monk.

 

SEPTEMBER 18TH 2019

Concordia Student Jam Hosted by Alex Johnson ft. Tommy Poirier & Sophie Brubacher

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

 

SEPTEMBER 18TH 2019

Luca Nostro Quintet ft Jean-Pierre Zanella

Luca Nostro is a guitar player and composer from Rome who is very active both in jazz and contemporary classical music.

 

SEPTEMBER 19TH 2019

Justin Saladino Blues Band

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

 

SEPTEMBER 20TH 2019

Dawn Tyler Watson Quartet

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

 

SEPTEMBER 21ST 2019

Gabriel Palatchi Argentine Trio

Join Argentinian pianist, composer, and Billboard Magazine Emerging Artist Gabriel Palatchi for an eclectic musical journey.

 

SEPTEMBER 22ND 2019

Longtoe sextet

Feat: Nicolas Lanctôt - guitar and compositions, Lucas Brisson - double bass, Alex Lepanto - drums, Christopher Kerr-Barr - trumpet, Patrice Luneau - Alto sax, Philippe Brochu-Pelletie - tenor sax

 

SEPTEMBER 22ND 2019

Longtoe sextet

Feat: Nicolas Lanctôt - guitar and compositions, Lucas Brisson - double bass, Alex Lepanto - drums, Christopher Kerr-Barr - trumpet, Patrice Luneau - Alto sax, Philippe Brochu-Pelletie - tenor sax

 

SEPTEMBER 23RD 2019

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

 

SEPTEMBER 24TH 2019

Josh Rager Trio

Jazz piano trio at it finest from one of Montreal's most recognized names.

 

SEPTEMBER 25TH 2019

Concordia Student Jam Hosted by Alex Johnson ft. Tommy Poirier & Sophie Brubacher

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

 

SEPTEMBER 25TH 2019

Suzi Silva Fad'azz

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

 

SEPTEMBER 25TH 2019

Suzi Silva Fad'azz

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

 

SEPTEMBER 26TH 2019

Remembering Richard Ring

Come and join us for a night where Richard Ring’s friends and family celebrate his musical legacy, which continues to live on.

 

SEPTEMBER 27TH 2019

Kevin Dean and the Big City Wranglers

Trumpeter Kevin Dean is a Professor of Music (Jazz Studies) at the Schulich School of Music, McGill University

 

SEPTEMBER 28TH 2019

Jean-Marc Hébert Quartet

Jean-Marc Hébert is a guitarist, composer, and certified classical guitar teacher.

 

SEPTEMBER 29TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

SEPTEMBER 30TH 2019

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

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

 

OCTOBER 1ST 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 1ST 2019

The Zach Serleth Swingtet

This hard-swinging and stylistically faithful ensemble blends the sounds of the late 1930s and early 1940s dance bands with their modern and quirky approach.

 

OCTOBER 2ND 2019

Concordia Student Jam Hosted by Alex Johnson ft. Tommy Poirier & Sophie Brubacher

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

 

OCTOBER 2ND 2019

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo

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

 

OCTOBER 3RD 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 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.

 

OCTOBER 4TH 2019

The OFF festival presents:
Andrés Vial Trio feat. Dezron Douglas & Eric McPherson

Andrés Vial teams up with New-Yorkers Dezron Douglas (Pharoah Sanders, Ravi Coltrane) and Eric McPherson

 

OCTOBER 5TH 2019

Amanda Martinez

Amanda Martinez is a Canadian based singer/songwriter whose music exultingly blends her unique Mexican and South African roots with flamenco soul.

 

OCTOBER 6TH 2019

The OFF festival presents:
QUARTET KOCHAN / CANCURA / WYATT / VEDADY

This collective, which spawns from Montreal, Ottawa and Krakow (Poland), was born out of a fruitful meeting that took place during Jacek Kochan’s latest trip to Montreal.

 

OCTOBER 7TH 2019

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

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

 

OCTOBER 8TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 8TH 2019

Rachel Therrien Trio ft. Claire Devlin & Marika Galea

Rachel Therrien invites Claire Devlin and Marika Galea

 

OCTOBER 9TH 2019

Concordia Jam Session d'alex Johnson avec Tommy Poirier & Sophie Brubacher

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

 

OCTOBER 9TH 2019

Ben Zweig 514 Quartet ft Kevin Dean

The band will be playing classic nostalgic swing charts, groovy Brazilian melodies, and quirky original tunes that are light-hearted and danceable.

 

OCTOBER 10TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 10TH 2019

Shawn McPherson Blues Band

Barely 24 years old, Shawn McPherson has already established himself as an up and coming harmonica master.

 

OCTOBER 11TH 2019

DOXAS / JENSEN / FRENCH / VEDADY

Old Music, New Music, Borrowed Music, Blue Music

 

OCTOBER 12TH 2019

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.

 

OCTOBER 13TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

OCTOBER 14TH 2019

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

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

 

OCTOBER 15TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 15TH 2019

Levi Dover Piano Trio feat. Jonathan Cayer: Songs and Stories

Montreal bassist Levi Dover invites award-winning pianist Jonathan Cayer in an intimate piano trio setting.

 

OCTOBER 16TH 2019

Concordia Student Jam Hosted by Alex Johnson ft. Tommy Poirier & Sophie Brubacher

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

 

OCTOBER 16TH 2019

Olivia Khoury Quartet

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

 

OCTOBER 17TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 17TH 2019

Justin Saladino Blues Band

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

 

OCTOBER 18TH 2019

Donny Kennedy Quintet ft. Paul Nedzela

Donny Kennedy invites New York Baritone Saxophonist, Paul Nedzela. Paul is a member of the Jazz at Lincoln Centre Orchestra.

 

OCTOBER 19TH 2019

Donny Kennedy Quintet ft. Paul Nedzela

Donny Kennedy invites New York Baritone Saxophonist, Paul Nedzela. Paul is a member of the Jazz at Lincoln Centre Orchestra.

 

OCTOBER 20TH 2019

Mike Bruzzese Quartet ft Norbert Botos

Mike has assembled a special band for an evening of original compositions and standards.

 

OCTOBER 21ST 2019

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

 

OCTOBER 22ND 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 22ND 2019

Matt Herskowitz Duo

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 22ND 2019

Matt Herskowitz Duo

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 23RD 2019

Concordia Student Jam Hosted by Alex Johnson ft. Tommy Poirier & Sophie Brubacher

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

 

OCTOBER 23RD 2019

Marianne Trudel Trio plays antonio carlos jobim

Marianne Trudel is a multi-talented pianist, composer, improvisor, and arranger. At once energetic and passionate, her music cross-cuts a wide swath of musical interests.

 

OCTOBER 24TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 24TH 2019

Kevin Dean's Old blues Band

The band takes inspiration from Blues from the 1920s and 30´s including interpretations of compositions by Big Bill Broonzy, Charlie Patton and Skip James.

 

OCTOBER 25TH 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.

 

OCTOBER 26TH 2019

Eric Harding Quintet Hard Bop and Beyond

Eric Harding will present a mixture of post bop tunes by the likes of Wayne Shorter, Cedar Walton, Freddie Hubbard and mulgrew Miller.

 

OCTOBER 27TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

OCTOBER 28TH 2019

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 29TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 29TH 2019

Levi Dover Piano Trio feat. Andrew Boudreau: Music Of Montreal

Montreal bassist Levi Dover features New York based pianist Andrew Boudreau for an evening dedicated to the composers of the vibrant Montreal jazz scene

 

OCTOBER 30TH 2019

Concordia Student Jam Hosted by Alex Johnson ft. Tommy Poirier & Sophie Brubacher

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

 

OCTOBER 30TH 2019

Suzi Silva Fad'azz

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

 

OCTOBER 30TH 2019

Suzi Silva Fad'azz

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

 

OCTOBER 31ST 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

OCTOBER 31ST 2019

Fuel Junkie

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

 

NOVEMBER 1ST 2019

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.

 

NOVEMBER 2ND 2019

Ranee Lee

Ranee Lee is now celebrating thirty-five years in Montreal, Canada, where she enjoys a successful, multi faceted career as one of Canada's most popular jazz singer.

 

NOVEMBER 3RD 2019

El son sono

El Son Sono is a way of traveling in Latin America thanks to their dancing and catchy rhythms!

 

NOVEMBER 4TH 2019

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 5TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 5TH 2019

Parc X trio: Homage à Wayne Shorter

Accompanied by guitarist Nicolas Ferron and drummer Mark Nelson, the trio will perform a tribute to saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter.

 

NOVEMBER 6TH 2019

Concordia Student Jam Hosted by Alex Johnson ft. Tommy Poirier & Sophie Brubacher

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

 

NOVEMBER 6TH 2019

An intimate evening with Chantal Chamberland

With some of Chamberland’s personal musical influences as her canvas, this Quebec born chanteuse delivers knockout performances that are as unforgettable as the singer herself.

 

NOVEMBER 7TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 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.

 

NOVEMBER 8TH 2019

Dawn Tyler Watson Quartet

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

 

NOVEMBER 9TH 2019

Benny Sharoni

Sharoni fuses together classic bop influences of Sonny Rollins, Dexter Gordon and Steve Grossman, and flavors his music with Latin rhythms and an energetic drive.

 

NOVEMBER 10TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

NOVEMBER 11TH 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Guillaume Pilote with Al McLean & Levi Dover

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

 

NOVEMBER 12TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 12TH 2019

David Rourke Quartet ft. Kevin Dean and André White

David Rourke presents a quartet featuring Montreal masters Kevin Dean on trumpet and André White behind the drums. Joining them is young bassist Marshal Herridge.

 

NOVEMBER 13TH 2019

Concordia Student Jam Hosted by Alex Johnson ft. Tommy Poirier & Sophie Brubacher

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

 

NOVEMBER 13TH 2019

An evening with Barbara & John

15 years into their musical friendship, Barbara and John are embarking on a new adventure

 

NOVEMBER 14TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 14TH 2019

Shawn McPherson Blues Band

Barely 24 years old, Shawn McPherson has already established himself as an up and coming harmonica master.

 

NOVEMBER 15TH 2019

Andrea Superstein with Special Guest Elizabeth Shepherd

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

 

NOVEMBER 16TH 2019

Okan Afro-Cuban roots and jazz

Elizabeth Rodriguez and Magdelys Savigne fuse their Afro-Cuban roots with jazz, folk and global rhythms in songs about immigration, courage and love.

 

NOVEMBER 17TH 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.

 

NOVEMBER 18TH 2019

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

 

NOVEMBER 19TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 19TH 2019

Tevet Sela Trio

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.

 

NOVEMBER 20TH 2019

Concordia Student Jam Hosted by Alex Johnson ft. Tommy Poirier & Sophie Brubacher

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

 

NOVEMBER 20TH 2019

Marianne Trudel Trio plays antonio carlos jobim

Marianne Trudel is a multi-talented pianist, composer, improvisor, and arranger. At once energetic and passionate, her music cross-cuts a wide swath of musical interests.

 

NOVEMBER 21ST 2019

Ben Racine Blues Band

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

 

NOVEMBER 22ND 2019

Jim Doxas homebound Quartet

One of Canada’s most sought after musicians, Jim Doxas plays extensively both nationally and overseas.

 

NOVEMBER 23RD 2019

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 !

 

NOVEMBER 24TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

NOVEMBER 25TH 2019

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

 

NOVEMBER 26TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 26TH 2019

Roxane Reddy duo - tribute to Bill Evans

Tribute to Bill Evans featuring Roxane Reddy (vocals) & Yannick Anctil (piano)

 

NOVEMBER 27TH 2019

Concordia Student Jam Hosted by Alex Johnson ft. Tommy Poirier & Sophie Brubacher

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

 

NOVEMBER 27TH 2019

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo

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

 

NOVEMBER 28TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 28TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

NOVEMBER 28TH 2019

Fuel Junkie

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

 

NOVEMBER 29TH 2019

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.

 

NOVEMBER 30TH 2019

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

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

 

DECEMBER 1ST 2019

Davy Saks and his orchestra

Feat: Dave Watts (bass), Bill Mahar (trumpet), Dave Martin (trombone), Cam Wallis (sax), Jim doxas (drums), Paul Shrofel (piano)

 

DECEMBER 2ND 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Alex Muscalu & Adrian Vedady

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

 

DECEMBER 3RD 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

DECEMBER 3RD 2019

Tevet Sela & Jason Rosenblatt - 'Mizmor'

Collection of original music inspired by the ancient cantillations of old Morocco, the uplifting klezmer melodies of Eastern-Europe and the glorious modal improvisations of John Coltrane.

 

DECEMBER 4TH 2019

Matt HerskowitzTrio

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.

 

DECEMBER 5TH 2019

McGill Jazz combo

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

 

DECEMBER 5TH 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.

 

DECEMBER 6TH 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.

 

DECEMBER 7TH 2019

Wray Downes Trio + Al McLean

Wray Downes has indeed earned the title of Grand Man of the piano. His career has spanned one-half of a century and his accomplishments & awards are certainly too numerous to recite.

 

DECEMBER 8TH 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

DECEMBER 9TH 2019

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

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

 

DECEMBER 10TH 2019

Jacob Do Quintet

Jacob Do, recipient of the inaugural Oliver Jones Award, is an up and coming saxophone player in the Canadian jazz scene who received his formative music education in Edmonton.

 

DECEMBER 11TH 2019

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo

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

 

DECEMBER 12TH 2019

The Hydra-Matics

Serving up the classic and seductive blues sounds of 1950s Chicago, Detroit, Memphis, Los Angeles, and Baton Rouge, the Hydramatics paying hommage to the likes of Eddie Taylor, Jerry McCain....

 

DECEMBER 13TH 2019

Stephen Menold Oh My Mingus

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

 

DECEMBER 14TH 2019

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 15TH 2019

Reddy/Anctil - Noel Jazz

featuring Roxane Reddy (vocals), Yannick Anctil (piano), Mathieu McConnell-Enright (basse)

 

DECEMBER 16TH 2019

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

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

 

DECEMBER 17TH 2019

Closed at night for Private Event

 

DECEMBER 18TH 2019

Arden Arapyan & Sasha Djihanian - Soirée de Jazz Lyrique

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 19TH 2019

Fuel Junkie blues band

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

 

DECEMBER 20TH 2019

Jean-Pierre Zanella Quartet - Tribute to Jobim

Tribute to the great brasilian composer Antonio Carlos Jobim

 

DECEMBER 21ST 2019

James Gelfand Christmas Trio

Classically trained from the age of 4, as both a Jazz and Classical pianist as well as a composer, Juno award winner, James Gelfand has received critical acclaim in both the jazz world and the film industry.

 

DECEMBER 22ND 2019

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

DECEMBER 23RD 2019

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

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

 

DECEMBER 24TH 2019

Closed - Happy Holidays!!

 

DECEMBER 25TH 2019

Closed - Happy Holidays!!

 

DECEMBER 26TH 2019

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 27TH 2019

Kevin Dean and the Big City Wranglers

Trumpeter Kevin Dean is a Professor of Music (Jazz Studies) at the Schulich School of Music, McGill University

 

DECEMBER 28TH 2019

Yoel Diaz & Cubarteto Cuban Jazz

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

 

DECEMBER 29TH 2019

Suzi Silva Fad'azz

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

 

DECEMBER 30TH 2019

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Kate Wyatt & Adrian Vedady

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

 

DECEMBER 31ST 2019

Dawn Tyler Watson - New Years Eve Party

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

 

JANUARY 2ND 2020

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 2020

Jean-Michel Pilc “Punk Milk” quartet

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

 

JANUARY 5TH 2020

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

JANUARY 12TH 2020

Longtoe sextet

Feat: Nicolas Lanctôt - guitar and compositions, Lucas Brisson - double bass, Alex Lepanto - drums, Christopher Kerr-Barr - trumpet, Patrice Luneau - Alto sax, Philippe Brochu-Pelletie - tenor sax

 

JANUARY 15TH 2020

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo

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

 

JANUARY 17TH 2020

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 2020

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

JANUARY 26TH 2020

MARACUJÁ Brazilian jazz

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

 

JANUARY 31ST 2020

Dawn Tyler Watson Quartet

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

 

FEBRUARY 6TH 2020

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 19TH 2020

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo

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

 

MARCH 6TH 2020

Dawn Tyler Watson Quartet

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

 

MARCH 18TH 2020

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo

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

 

MARCH 27TH 2020

Kevin Dean / Jean-Michel Pilc Quartet

Kevin and Jean-Michel, joined by a top notch rhythm section, will be reinventing standards and blues of the jazz repertoire.

 

APRIL 11TH 2020

Harpdog Brown & The Uptown Blues Band

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

 

APRIL 24TH 2020

Kat Edmonson

In the decade since, Edmonson has emerged as one of the most distinctive performers in contemporary American music.

 

APRIL 24TH 2020

Dawn Tyler Watson Quartet

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

 

MAY 29TH 2020

Dawn Tyler Watson Quartet

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

 

     
 
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