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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 25TH 2018

Rémi-Jean Leblanc invites Jeff Ballard

Jeff Ballard has played with Ray Charles and Pat Metheny and plays periodically with Chick Corea in many groups such as Origin and the Chick Corea New Trio.

 

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 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

Piano Tuesdays: Marianne Trudel/Karen Young
Portraits- The songs of Joni Mitchell

Marianne Trudel and Karen Young, two exceptional, engaging, genuine artists, are joining forces here for an unforgettable concert.

 

MAY 10TH 2018

Les Petits Nouveaux ft Denis Chang

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 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 Al McLean & Adrian Vedady

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

 

MAY 15TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Marianne Trudel presents 1, 2, 3 play!

Marianne Trudel: piano, compos, Adrian Vedady: bass, Robbie Kuster: drums

 

MAY 16TH 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 16TH 2018

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo ft. John Sadowy

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

 

MAY 17TH 2018

Ria Reece

Classic R&B – Soul signer Ria Reece is a two time 2014 Lys Blues award nominee for ”Blues & Associated Styles Album of the Year” and ”Breakout Artist”.

 

MAY 18TH 2018

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

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

 

MAY 19TH 2018

Colin Hunter

A huge fan of the 1950s crooner-jazz repertoire, Colin Hunter has launched a few CDs and has hit the stage many times with the ever-talented vocal singer Kim Richardson.

 

MAY 20TH 2018

Impulso Flamenco

Formed by Mexican percussionist and singer Sergio Barrenechea, Impulso Flamenco presents a mix repertoire of traditional Flamenco in fusion with Latino and Arab musics, with Jazz accents.

 

MAY 21ST 2018

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

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

 

MAY 22ND 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Marianne Trudel plays Antonio Carlos Jobim

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

 

MAY 23RD 2018

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

MAY 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 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 - vocal, Rob Garcia - drums, Elias Bailey - upright bass, Willerm Delisfort - piano

 

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 6TH 2018

Laura Anglade Quintet

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

 

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 10TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

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 23RD 2018

Cari Burdett

Cari Burdett a Vancouver Island based songstress delivers a vibrant, genre-defying fusion of jazz, art song, world music and opera that blends French swing, Spanish gypsy jazz and romantic Italian ballads all infused with a timeless, theatrical air.

 

JUNE 24TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

JUNE 28TH 2018

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

Veronica Swift

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

 

JUNE 30TH 2018

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

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

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

The Jensen Sisters Quintet feat. Helen Sung

The Jensen Sisters Quintet feat. Helen Sung

 

JULY 4TH 2018

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

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 by Michel Donato, Francois Bourassa, Frank and Pierre Tanguay.

 

JULY 6TH 2018

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

Matthew Whitaker

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

 

JULY 13TH 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.

 

AUGUST 15TH 2018

The Conn Artists

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

     
 
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