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JANUARY

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JANUARY 1ST 2019

Closed - Happy New Year!!

 

JANUARY 2ND 2019

Frim Fram

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

 

JANUARY 3RD 2019

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 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 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 25TH 2019

Lex French & Kevin Dean play Roy & Diz

Kiwi firebrand trumpeter Lex French teams up with Montreal’s ‘godfather of jazz trumpet’ Kevin Dean to present a tribute to Roy Eldridge and Dizzy Gillespie.

 

JANUARY 26TH 2019

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

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

 

JANUARY 27TH 2019

Mike Bruzzese Quintet Ft Kevin Dean plays Lee Morgan and Kenny Dorham

Mike has assembled a special quintet featuring the great trumpeter Kevin Dean to play the music of Lee Morgan and Kenny Dorham.

 

JANUARY 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.

 

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 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 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 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 Jim Doxas with sienna dahlen & Adrian Vedady

This week: The Upstairs Jam session is hosted by Jim Doxas (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

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

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 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 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 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 14TH 2019

Fuel Junkie

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

 

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

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

Dawn Tyler Watson Duo

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

 

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 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

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 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.

 

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 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.

 

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 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 17TH 2019

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 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 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.

 

     
 
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