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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 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 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 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

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 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

Felix Robbins' Capstone + Concordia Student Jam

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

 

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 1ST 2020

Closed - Happy New Year!!

 

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 6TH 2020

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Ben Charest & Adrian Vedady

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

 

JANUARY 9TH 2020

Shawn McPherson Blues Band

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

 

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 13TH 2020

Upstairs Jam Session hosted by Jim Doxas with Ben Charest & Adrian Vedady

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

 

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 16TH 2020

Justin Saladino Blues Band

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

 

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 20TH 2020

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

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

 

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 with Marie-Fatima Rudolf & Adrian Vedady

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

 

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 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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