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Ring in the New Year at The Jazz Room!!


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Dec 16 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Ted Gibbons
8:30 pm
Ted Gibbons is the quintessential gentleman jazz player.  His guitar and band-leading chops are impeccable as this group promises to wind their way around known and less-known standards in what will be a night to remember.  As an educator, Ted is beloved in the community, and this is an opportunity for teacher to shine.  Gibbons …
Dec 17 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Carn Davidson 9
8:30 pm
“…maintaining tradition, and wonderfully so. Nine satisfies.“ - Down Beat   The Carn Davidson 9 was formed at the beginning of 2011 as a collaborative project between JUNO Award nominated artists, trombonist William Carn and saxophonist Tara Davidson. As leaders of their own small jazz groups, Carn and Davidson have each released three CDs, all …
Dec 30 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Mary-Catherine Quintet
8:30 pm
“Mary-Catherine will say goodbye to 2016 and ring in “Love and Hope for 2017″ for her 5th outing at The Jazz Room. 2016 has proven to be a difficult year for humankind. After the events of the year, Mary-Catherine has felt a need to use her voice to spread joy more than ever before. Through …
New Years Eve Party featuring Elise LeGrow. SOLD OUT!
7:00 pm
Passholders please note – this event is not included with your pass. General admission tickets are available on the TIcketscene website (click on the “tickets” link).  The Huether Hotel is offering a 3 course gourmet meal (menu below) with service beginning at 7:30 for $38.99 per person to be paid to your server on New Year’s …
Jan 6 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Tim Louis Sextet
8:30 pm
As a jazz singer and pianist, Tim Louis offers something very special. His voice is his own and his talents appeal to those of us who crave warm retro feelings but want something fresh and new. Louis has been described as a triple-threat talent: singer, songwriter and pianist. As a performer, Louis connects with his …
Jan 7 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Will Jarvis Septet
8:30 pm
Toronto born Will Jarvis is a busy freelance bassist and educator who has been performing professionally since 1980. A graduate of the Humber College music program, Will has gained a reputation as a very versatile bassist and is equally comfortable playing jazz, rhythm & blues, funk and fusion as well as Brazilian and Cuban Music. Will has …
Jan 13 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Jason Raso Funktet featuring Alexis Baro
8:30 pm
“… a full-on orchestra of ground vibrating pleasure.” – Exclaim Magazine Over the past two decades, eight albums and countless live performances, Jason Raso has shown that he not only has the skills to pay the bills, but more often than not, enough musical currency left over at the end of the month to make …
Jan 14 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Vaughan Misener Trio
8:30 pm
“…an intense and skillful player, subtly directing a band with pulsing lines that can suddenly explode in fresh directions” – Stuart Broomer, Toronto Life Vaughan Misener plays Electric Bass and writes music. He has done so in Boston, New York, Europe, Israel and Canada. Vaughan went to Berklee College of Music where he studied with …
Jan 20 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
8:30 pm
 
Duchess featuring vocalists Amy Cervini, Hilary Gardner and Melissa Stylianou
8:30 pm
A vocal trio in the great tradition of the Boswell Sisters, DUCHESS has quickly gained a reputation for providing tight harmonies and big fun at their shows.  Vocalists Amy Cervini, Hilary Gardner and Melissa Stylianou join forces and voices to become, DUCHESS. Amy Cervini is a Canadian-born, now-New-York-City-based, vocalist who has released two previous albums …
Rufus Septet: Jazz Meets Soul (That D.A.M. Soul Tribute)
8:30 pm
That D.A.M Soul Tribute is a tribute show that celebrates the music of Donny Hathaway, Aretha Franklin and Marvin Gaye. Come out and enjoy a night of timeless hits, let us take you down memory lane with the songs that have been the soundtrack to many of our lives. Songs like“Respect”, “Natural Women”, “Let’s Get …
Jan 28 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Mike Downes Quartet featuring Robi Botos
8:30 pm
Juno award winner Mike Downes has earned a reputation as one of Canada’s finest jazz artists. Based in Toronto, he has been active as a bassist, composer, arranger and educator in the Canadian music scene since the early 1980s. His musicality, emotional depth and melodic approach to the bass have thrilled audiences in Europe, Japan, …
Feb 3 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
8:30 pm
 
Feb 4 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Alexis Baro Sextet
8:30 pm
Alexis Baro was born into a musical family in Havana, Cuba. Classically trained, he took up the trumpet at the age of age 8 and completed his musical education receiving a teaching certification at the prestigious Amadeo Roldán Music Conservatory in Havana. While in school he became a member of the Buena Vista Social Club …
Feb 10 @ 11:57 pm – Feb 11 @ 12:57 am
11:57 pm
 
Feb 11 @ 11:59 pm – Feb 12 @ 12:59 am
11:59 pm
 

 


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