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Sunday, September 29th, 2019, at 7pm

The Wedding?  The marriage of jazz and classical by this unequalled quartet reprise their previous performance of Claude Bowling’s Suite # 1 with Flute and Piano Trio Suite #2… Click here for more information 

Roster: Mary Byrne, flute, Karl Roessingh, piano, Joey Smith, bass, and Damian Graham, drums.

Performer’s website http://roessong.com

Sunday, October 20th, 2019, at 7 pm

Governor General Award winner, Woman of Style Award, Alberta Music Archives Inductee, a big lush, sensuous voice, impeccable diction and confident, theatrical stage presence – Maria’s got it all… Click here for more information 

Roster: Maria Manna, vocals, Karel Roessingh, piano, Joey Smith, bass

Performer’s website https://www.mariamannamusic.com

Sunday November 24th, 2019, at 7:30 pm

3x Gold Medal winners of the Global Music Award, this contemplative and often thrilling quartet’s explorations of modern, original repertoire is led by a fast-rising star in Toronto’s jazz piano community. Click here for more information

Roster: Nick Maclean, piano, Brownman Ali, trumpet, Ben Duff, bass, and  Jacob Wutzke, drums                                                                                                      

 Performer’s website:  https://nicholasmaclean.com/nickmacleanquartet

Sunday, January 13th, 2019, 7 pm

Sunday, Feb. 17th, 2019, 7 pm

*more on Gord & Olivier Clements Quartet        *Gord’s website

Sunday, March 10th, 2019, 7 pm

Featuring: Edi Daponte, vocals; Karel Roessingh, piano; Joey Smith, guitar; Damian Graham, drums

*More on Edie Daponte          *Edie’s website

Sunday April 28th, 2019, 7 pm

Featuring:Tony Genge, Hammond B-3 Organ; Jon Miller, drums; Rob Cheramy, guitar; Monik Nordine, saxophone

*More on the Jon Miller Quartet          *Listen to a sample

Sunday May 26th, 2019, 7pm

Featuring: John Lee, piano; Brock Meades, bass; Graham Villette, drums

*More on John Lee

Sunday, June 16th, 2019, 8 pm – 5th Anniversary Special

Featuring: David Vest, piano and vocals; Ryan Tandy, bass; Tom Bowler, guitar; Damian Graham, drums

*More on David Vest      *David Vest’s Website

Sunday, January 26 at 7 pm, 2020

Vancouver Island Music Awards awarded Edie with Jazz Recording of the Year in 2017 for her original song “Island Rain” and nominated her as “Vocalist of the Year” in 2016. Edie’s original song “Ride the Wind has been nominated in the Traditional category for the 2017 International Portuguese Music Awards (IPMA). Click here for more information.

Roster: Edie Daponte, vocals, Jan Stirling, piano, Damian Graham, drums, Joey Smith, guitar & bass

Performer’s website: https://www.edie.ca

Sunday, February  16 at 7pm, 2020

A dynamite combo at the top of their professions, this pair of seasoned musicians will amaze you with innovative treatments and stylizations of Swinging Standards, BossaNovas and Ballads designed as a memorable blast from the past. Click here fo more information.

Roster: Ryan Oliver, tenor saxophone, Mark Crawford guitar

Ryan’s website: https://www.ryanoliver.ca and Mark’s website http://www.markcrawfordmusic.com