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JANUARY

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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 18TH 2020

Tevet Sela Quartet

The successful 'Coming True' album came out in Israel in 2007 and offered a unique mix of Jazz, Funk and middle eastern influences.

 

JANUARY 19TH 2020

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

JANUARY 20TH 2020

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas & Adrian Vedady with Marie-Fatima Rudolf

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums) & Adrian Vedady (bass), and special guest: Marie-Fatima Rudolf (piano)

 

JANUARY 21ST 2020

Kate Wyatt Trio

Montreal pianist Kate Wyatt is one of the top tier jazz musicians of the city.

 

JANUARY 22ND 2020

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.

 

JANUARY 22ND 2020

Guillaume Martineau - Tribute to Pink Floyd

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

 

JANUARY 23RD 2020

Miche Love & The Sugar Darlings

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

 

JANUARY 24TH 2020

Joe Sullivan Quintet

Joe Sullivan comes from the Northern Ontario town of Timmins.

 

JANUARY 25TH 2020

Wray Downes Trio + Kevin Dean

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 26TH 2020

MARACUJÁ Brazilian jazz

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

 

JANUARY 27TH 2020

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas & Adrian Vedady with Marie-Fatima Rudolf

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums) & Adrian Vedady (bass), and special guest: Marie-Fatima Rudolf (piano)

 

JANUARY 28TH 2020

Samuel Bonnet Quartet

Subtle blend of personal compositions and delicate arrangements of known works, the music of the Samuel Bonnet Quartet is a poetic musical journey

 

JANUARY 29TH 2020

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.

 

JANUARY 29TH 2020

Suzi Silva & Yannick Anctil - Bossa-Nova night

Versatile singer Suzi Silva accompanied by talented pianist Yannick Anctil present you, in this new year, a concert tribute to bossa-nova.

 

JANUARY 30TH 2020

Ben Racine Blues Band

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

 

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 2ND 2020

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

FEBRUARY 3RD 2020

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas & Adrian Vedady with Bogdan Gumenyuk

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums) & Adrian Vedady (bass), and special guest: Bogdan Gumenyuk (sax)

 

FEBRUARY 4TH 2020

Levi Dover Sextet

Levi Dover’s music is rooted in the jazz tradition while also reaching into a modern soundscape, creating an environment brimming with possibilities for expression.

 

FEBRUARY 5TH 2020

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.

 

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 7TH 2020

Stephen Menold Oh My Mingus

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

 

FEBRUARY 8TH 2020

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 10TH 2020

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

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums) & Adrian Vedady (bass), and special guest: Andrew Boudreau (piano)

 

FEBRUARY 13TH 2020

Fuel Junkie blues band

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

 

FEBRUARY 15TH 2020

Diane Nalini - Album Launch « Future Perfect »

Jazz singer and songwriter Diane Nalini returns to Upstairs for the Montreal launch of her fifth album, “Future Perfect.”

 

FEBRUARY 16TH 2020

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

FEBRUARY 17TH 2020

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

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums) & Adrian Vedady (bass), and special guest: Geoff Lapp (piano)

 

FEBRUARY 19TH 2020

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo with John Sadowy

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

 

FEBRUARY 20TH 2020

Shawn McPherson Blues Band

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

 

FEBRUARY 21ST 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.

 

FEBRUARY 22ND 2020

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

 

FEBRUARY 23RD 2020

Nick Di Giovanni Quartet

Nick Di Giovanni is a Montreal based guitarist and composer.

 

FEBRUARY 24TH 2020

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

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums) & Adrian Vedady (bass), and special guest: Geoff Lapp (piano)

 

FEBRUARY 25TH 2020

Rager/Jimenez/Irwin Organ trio

Josh is a pianist, arranger, composer, and teacher based in Montreal, Canada. Throughout his 10 year career he has performed extensively in Japan, Europe and North America.

 

FEBRUARY 26TH 2020

Olivier Babaz invites Frank Lozano & Pierre Tanguay

Double Bass player and Composer Olivier Babaz invites Frank Lozano and Pierre Tanguay. They will present a repertoire of original compositions and arrangements

 

FEBRUARY 27TH 2020

Justin Saladino Blues Band

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

 

FEBRUARY 28TH 2020

Pram Trio's Mark Godfrey Quintet feat. Allison Au

Bassist Mark Godfrey is quickly becoming one of the new faces in Canadian jazz.

 

MARCH 2ND 2020

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

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums) & Adrian Vedady (bass), and special guest: Steve Amirault (piano)

 

MARCH 3RD 2020

Tevet Sela/John Roney Duo

In this special meeting, Tevet Sela & John Roney will play both their original compositions.

 

MARCH 5TH 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.

 

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 7TH 2020

PETER HUM'S ORDINARY HEROES CD RELEASE

The Ottawa-based pianist's all-star Canadian sextet plays high-energy yet lyrical original compositions from his new album

 

MARCH 8TH 2020

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

MARCH 9TH 2020

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

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums) & Adrian Vedady (bass), and special guest: Steve Amirault (piano)

 

MARCH 11TH 2020

Olivier Babaz Trio ft Michel Cusson

French Composer and Bass & Kalimba player Olivier Babaz invites renowned Guitarist and Composer Michel Cusson as well as stellar Drummer Kevin Warren

 

MARCH 15TH 2020

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.

 

MARCH 16TH 2020

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

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums) & Adrian Vedady (bass), and special guest: Steve Amirault (piano)

 

MARCH 18TH 2020

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo with John Sadowy

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

 

MARCH 22ND 2020

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

MARCH 23RD 2020

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

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums) & Adrian Vedady (bass), and special guest: Rémi Bolduc (sax)

 

MARCH 25TH 2020

Marianne Trudel presents La vie commence ici

Marianne Trudel is a multi-talented pianist, composer, improvisor, and arranger.

 

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.

 

MARCH 28TH 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.

 

MARCH 30TH 2020

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

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (drums) & Adrian Vedady (bass), and special guest: Rémi Bolduc (sax)

 

APRIL 1ST 2020

Marshal Herridge Trio - Tribute to Scott Lafaro

Marshal Herridge is a Vancouver born Jazz Bassist currently residing in Montreal, Canada.

 

APRIL 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.

 

APRIL 3RD 2020

Carlos Jimenez Quintet

Five of Montreal’s finest musicians present an exciting new album of music inspired by Jazz of the 1960’s.

 

APRIL 5TH 2020

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

APRIL 7TH 2020

Sam Kirmayer Trio Songbook Series: Georges Gershwin

Throughout the month of April, the trio will dig into the catalogue of some of the most prolific and influential composers of American popular song

 

APRIL 11TH 2020

Harpdog Brown & The Uptown Blues Band

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

 

APRIL 14TH 2020

Sam Kirmayer Trio Songbook Series: Cole Porter

Throughout the month of April, the trio will dig into the catalogue of some of the most prolific and influential composers of American popular song

 

APRIL 17TH 2020

Jean-Marc Hébert Quartet

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

 

APRIL 19TH 2020

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

APRIL 21ST 2020

Sam Kirmayer Trio Songbook Series: Rodgers & Hart

Throughout the month of April, the trio will dig into the catalogue of some of the most prolific and influential composers of American popular song

 

APRIL 24TH 2020

Kat Edmonson

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

 

APRIL 28TH 2020

Sam Kirmayer Trio Songbook Series: Harlod Arlen

Throughout the month of April, the trio will dig into the catalogue of some of the most prolific and influential composers of American popular song

 

MAY 3RD 2020

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

MAY 6TH 2020

Marianne Trudel presents Trifolia

The encounter of three extraordinary artists of different horizons creates this astonishing musical overlapping of jazz, romantic music and global rhythms.

 

MAY 7TH 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.

 

MAY 9TH 2020

David Vest

They don't make them as real as David Vest anymore. The son of an Alabama sharecropper, he played with Big Joe Turner almost 60 years ago, and he can still radiate the 88s.

 

MAY 17TH 2020

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

MAY 24TH 2020

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 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.

 

MAY 31ST 2020

Mike Bruzzese Organ Quartet plays Cedar Walton

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

 

     
 
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