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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

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 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 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 16TH 2018

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo ft. John Sadowy

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

 

MAY 17TH 2018

Ria Reece

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

 

MAY 18TH 2018

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

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

 

MAY 19TH 2018

Colin Hunter

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

 

MAY 20TH 2018

Impulso Flamenco

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

 

MAY 21ST 2018

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

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

 

MAY 22ND 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Marianne Trudel plays Antonio Carlos Jobim

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

 

MAY 23RD 2018

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

MAY 23RD 2018

Fanny Leeb

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

 

MAY 24TH 2018

Fuel Junkie

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

 

MAY 25TH 2018

Lorne Lofsky trio avec Adrian Vedady & Andre White

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

 

MAY 26TH 2018

Jean-Marc Hébert Quartet album launch

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

 

MAY 27TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

MAY 28TH 2018

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

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

 

MAY 29TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays:
Simon Denizart Trio

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

 

MAY 30TH 2018

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

MAY 30TH 2018

Nouvelle R - Album Launch

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

 

MAY 31ST 2018

Svetlana & The Delancey Five

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

 

JUNE 1ST 2018

Dawn Tyler Watson

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

 

JUNE 2ND 2018

TEVET SELA Quartet – A Middle Eastern Night!

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

 

JUNE 3RD 2018

The Conn Artists

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

 

JUNE 4TH 2018

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

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

 

JUNE 5TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays:
Jonathan Turgeon Trio

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

 

JUNE 6TH 2018

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

JUNE 6TH 2018

Laura Anglade Quintet: Tribute to Carmen Mcrae

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

 

JUNE 7TH 2018

Bharath and his Rhythm Four

Their time-stamped authentic style, purist approach and incomparable energy, is inspired by the great American bluesmen who once scoured the juke joints of Chicago and the Midwest.

 

JUNE 8TH 2018

Carlos Jimenez Blue Note Sound Quintet

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

 

JUNE 9TH 2018

Jeff Johnston Five featuring Kevin Dean & Christine Jensen

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

 

JUNE 10TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

JUNE 11TH 2018

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

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

 

JUNE 12TH 2018

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

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

 

JUNE 13TH 2018

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

JUNE 13TH 2018

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo ft. John Sadowy

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

 

JUNE 14TH 2018

The Stephen Barry Band

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

 

JUNE 15TH 2018

Jean-Michel Pilc trio

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

 

JUNE 16TH 2018

Rachel Therrien Latin jazz quartet

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

 

JUNE 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 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 13TH 2018

Remi-Jean Leblanc Trio plays Stevie Wonder

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

 

JULY 14TH 2018

Tongue in Cheek Jazz Band

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

 

JULY 15TH 2018

Parc X Trio - Tribute to Joe Henderson

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

 

JULY 16TH 2018

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

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

 

JULY 17TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Arden Arapyan Afro-Carribean Jazz Trio

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

 

JULY 18TH 2018

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

JULY 18TH 2018

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo ft. John Sadowy

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

 

JULY 19TH 2018

Fuel Junkie

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

 

JULY 20TH 2018

Paulo Ramos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

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

 

JULY 21ST 2018

Solon McDade Quintet - Album Launch

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

 

JULY 22ND 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

JULY 23RD 2018

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

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

 

JULY 24TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Arden Arapyan trio

Arden Arapyan returns to the Upstairs Jazz Club to perform his unique blend of jazz, fused with influences of Armenia, Cuba, the Middle-East and Latin-America.

 

JULY 25TH 2018

Kim Zombik Quartet

Kim Zombik sings jazz standards

 

JULY 26TH 2018

Shawn McPherson

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

 

JULY 27TH 2018

Nadia Theobal: Tribute to Nina Simone

Misunderstood marks Nadia’s debut as a solo artist, emerging on the jazz scene with this tribute to the incomparable Nina Simone.

 

JULY 28TH 2018

Diane Nalini

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

 

JULY 29TH 2018

Impulso Flamenco

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

 

JULY 30TH 2018

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

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

 

JULY 31ST 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Arden Arapyan Jazz lyrique Trio

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

 

AUGUST 1ST 2018

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

AUGUST 1ST 2018

MARACUJÁ Brazilian jazz

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

 

AUGUST 2ND 2018

Bharath and his Rhythm Four

Their time-stamped authentic style, purist approach and incomparable energy, is inspired by the great American bluesmen who once scoured the juke joints of Chicago and the Midwest.

 

AUGUST 3RD 2018

Joe Sullivan Quintet Feat. Kirk McDonald

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

 

AUGUST 4TH 2018

Yoel Diaz Cubarteto Cuban Jazz

Yoel Diaz: Piano, Juan Carlos Abad: Electric bass, Amado Dedeu: Congas, Jonathan Maldonado: Drums

 

AUGUST 5TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

AUGUST 6TH 2018

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

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

 

AUGUST 7TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Parc X Trio presents Tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim

For the first night of their residency, Parc X Trio will pay hommage to the great Antonio Carlos Jobim.

 

AUGUST 8TH 2018

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

AUGUST 8TH 2018

McGill Jazz Workshop Faculty

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

 

AUGUST 9TH 2018

Shtreiml Turkish blues

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

 

AUGUST 10TH 2018

Jean-Michel Pilc trio

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

 

AUGUST 11TH 2018

Harold López-Nussa Trio

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

 

AUGUST 12TH 2018

The Conn Artists

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

 

AUGUST 13TH 2018

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

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

 

AUGUST 14TH 2018

Olivier Babaz & François Jalbert Duo

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

 

AUGUST 15TH 2018

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

AUGUST 15TH 2018

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo ft. John Sadowy

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

 

AUGUST 16TH 2018

Fuel Junkie

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

 

AUGUST 17TH 2018

Undercover Quartet

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

 

AUGUST 18TH 2018

Mike Goudreau Quartet

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

 

AUGUST 19TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

AUGUST 20TH 2018

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

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

 

AUGUST 21ST 2018

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

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

 

AUGUST 22ND 2018

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

AUGUST 22ND 2018

Éveline

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

 

AUGUST 23RD 2018

Shawn McPherson

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

 

AUGUST 24TH 2018

Colin Hunter

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

 

AUGUST 25TH 2018

Colin Hunter

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

 

AUGUST 26TH 2018

Mike Bruzzese Quartet

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

 

AUGUST 27TH 2018

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

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

 

AUGUST 28TH 2018

Piano Trio Tuesdays: Parc X Trio

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

 

AUGUST 29TH 2018

Jam Session with the Concordia Jazz Students

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

 

AUGUST 29TH 2018

Irem Bekter Trio

Born in Istanbul, her multidisciplinary talent was nurtured in the UK before an extensive period in Argentina developing her own take on South American music.

 

AUGUST 30TH 2018

Ben Racine Blues Band

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

 

AUGUST 31ST 2018

Dawn Tyler Watson Quartet

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

 

SEPTEMBER 1ST 2018

Masson Stomp

A musical journey to New Orleans in the 20s and 40s, this is what Masson Stomp is all about: Dixieland jazz and Swing styles.

 

SEPTEMBER 2ND 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

SEPTEMBER 3RD 2018

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

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

 

SEPTEMBER 4TH 2018

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

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

 

SEPTEMBER 5TH 2018

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

Stephen Menold (bass), Alex Lepanto (drums), Joe Ferracuti (piano), Adam Hébert (trumpet), Modibo Keita (trombone), Philippe Brochu (tenor sax), Patrice Luneau (bariton sax)

 

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 Jim Doxas with Taurey Butler & Adrian Vedady

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

 

SEPTEMBER 11TH 2018

Tevet Sela/John Roney Duo

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

 

SEPTEMBER 12TH 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.

 

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 Brel & Brassens

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

 

SEPTEMBER 19TH 2018

Malarafe

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

 

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 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 3RD 2018

Johanne Desforges - Album Launch

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

 

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

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 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 13TH 2018

Lorraine Desmarais Trio plays Bill Evans

Lorraine Desmarais (piano), Frédéric Alarie (bass) & Camil Bélisle (drums).

 

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 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 25TH 2018

Erin Costelo & Shanon McNally

Erin Costelo’s fifth studio album cements her status as an utterly inimitable voice in Americana music.

 

OCTOBER 26TH 2018

Angel Forrest blues Trio

There is no question that Angel Forrest is one of the most powerful singers on the contemporary blues scene today.

 

OCTOBER 27TH 2018

Pilc / Blais / Hove / Hollenbeck Paperless Composers

Feat Jean-Michel Pilc, piano - Samuel Blais, sax - Erik Hove, sax - John Hollenbeck, drums

 

OCTOBER 28TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

OCTOBER 29TH 2018

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Al McLean & Adrian Vedady

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

 

OCTOBER 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

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 9TH 2018

John Stetch & Vulneraville

Feat. John Stetch – Piano, Steve Kortyka – Sax, Philippe Lemm – Drums, Ben Tiberio – Bass

 

NOVEMBER 11TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

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), RJ Leblanc(double bass) & Jim Doxas (drums)

 

NOVEMBER 21ST 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 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 25TH 2018

Latin Jazz Night

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

 

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 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 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 15TH 2018

Laura Anglade Quintet Christmas Show

Feat. Michael Johancsik (sax), Sam Kirmayer (guitar), Mike de Masi (bass), Valérie Lacombe (drums)

 

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.

 

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.

 

     
 
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