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Oct 28 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
New Vibes Quintet
There are very few vibes players around that inspire me the way that Andy Macpherson does with the creative lines that he weaves. Andy, Tom, Dan and Gary put me in a mood that I definitely did not want to leave…” – Larry Larson New Vibes  returns to the Jazz Room to celebrate their 15th year of …
Ted's Warren Commission CD Launch -  "The Great Regina Pizza Debate"
An active member of Canada’s jazz scene, Ted Warren has a solid reputation as a musical, versatile drummer. He was the latest drummer with Rob McConnell’s famed The Boss Brass and can be heard on six of their recent CDs, including Velvet and Brass (with Mel Torme), From Lush to Lively (with Oliver Jones), Even …
Nov 4 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Lara Driscoll
….captivating style and uncluttered finesse…. “COCOJazz” CKVL FM Montreal Lara Driscoll is a French-American pianist and composer from Chicago. While recently completing her masters in Jazz Performance at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, she performed at the Montreal Jazz Festival, recorded an album of her original trio compositions, and taught as a lecturer of jazz piano, …
Nov 5 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Eliana Cuevas
  “Reina Latina – Canada’s emerging Latin music queen.” 680 News, Toronto Through years of touring around the world, across Canada, and collaborating with Juno Award-winning performers, Eliana Cuevas has grown into an accomplished singer-songwriter and bandleader with unlimited colours in her compositional and lyrical palette. Among her honours are the National Jazz Award for …
Nov 11 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Andriy Tikhonov
  Andriy Tykhonov has become a Jazz Room favourite having performed to capacity crowds numerous times since the venue’s inception.  Andriy’s enthusiasm, energy and musicianship are infectious and always leave the crowd smiling.  A graduate of the Jazz Department of the Glier State Music College of Kiev in 1995, Andriy Tykhonov is recognized as a …
Nov 12 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Pat LaBarbera Quartet
“Pat has tremendous musical ability beyond technical facility. He has great power of concentration to detail and is totally committed with body and soul.”  - Elvin Jones Pat Labarbera (alto & tenor saxophonist, flutist, clarinetist, composer, jazz educator) was born in Warsaw, New York on April 7, 1944, and spent the first thirty years of …
 Ineke Van Doorn/Marc Van Vugt - Sunday Matinee
With fairy-like sounds, funky arrangements, modern music full of harrowing and twisting harmonies and sadly comforting songs, Ineke Vandoorn and her partner in music Marc van Vugt explore boundaries in an admirable and fascinating way: between improvisation and composition, in original songs with regular lyrics and in pure improvisations, by giving their characteristic interpretation of …
Roberto Occhipinti Trio - Special Thursday Show
“…confident, tuneful straight-ahead jazz…” – Paul Wells, MACLEANS Magazine Roberto Occhipinti is diversity personified. He’s won awards and acclaim as a musician, composer and record producer. Throughout his career, the Toronto-born bassist has performed in classical orchestras, jazz ensembles, Latin groups, rhythm & blues outfits and rock bands. He has worked in theatre and opera, …
Nov 18 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Big Band Theory
The Big Band Theory had its genesis in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, without any clear idea where this project might end up. And… WOW! what an explosion of sound when seventeen of Kitchener-Waterloo’s (and beyond) most talented jazzers showed up for that first rehearsal in October 2011.  The band’s music ranges from the danceable swing music of …
Nov 19 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Quinsin Nachoff's Flux
Nachoff’s writing is “bold, diverse and filled with compelling counterpoint.” – James Hale, DownBeat NYC-based Canadian saxophonist and composer Quinsin Nachoff “is one of the truly bright younger jazz minds” (Globe and Mail). Nachoff has been colliding genres since his 2006 debut, Magic Numbers, which melded a jazz trio with a string quartet. He’s since …
Nov 25 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Alfredo Caxaj is a multi-talented musician. Originally from Guatemala, he has been living in London for the past 16 years and has become a vital member of the community.He has formed many musical groups, and is also the founder of London’s world music festival “Sunfest.” Alfredo teamed up with the writing skills of Peter Hysen …
Nov 26 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Elizabeth Shepherd
“Soulful coolness”  – USA Today “Bound to intoxicate American jazz fans”  – LA Jazz “Une chanteuse que j’adore”  – Alex Dutilh, Open Jazz France Musique Velvety-voiced pianist Elizabeth Shepherd arrived on the international scene in 2006 when her debut album Start To Move was voted one of the top jazz albums of the year by the listeners of …
Nov 27 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Rachel Therrien -Sunday Matinee
“Montreal-based trumpeter and composer Rachel Therrien’s second album, Home Inspiration is a salutary reminder of something that the American jazz scene doesn’t always seem to acknowledge—there’s a thriving, young and imaginative jazz scene up north, in Canada.” – Bruce Lindsay, All About Jazz “Rachel is a young trumpet player with a luxurious opus in her …
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