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Your time-planner for upcoming classic jazz events around the GTA and a few just beyond: 

  • Known gigs for the month, plus other noteable events further out. 
  •  Click on any gig for more details
  • Additions/deletions/amendments gladly received, please.

Fri. 12/15 4:00 PM Hogtown Syncopators @ The Rex

Weekly residency. Jay Danley/guitar, Drew Jurecka/violin, Terra Hazleton/vocals/percussion, James Thomson/bass, Richard Whiteman/piano. Missing/replaced players common.

Hogtown Syncopators
Rex Hotel
5:30 PM Jazz Generation @ Imperial Pub Weekly residency at this location. Band plays in the 'Backroom', at the rear of the ground floor. Styling: American Songbook; swing, ballads and a little Latin. Think ballroom with improvisation Typically (but line-up may vary) a septet: Malcolm/l... more
6:00 PM Don Valley Stompers @ Grossman's From Friday January 15th and continuing every third Friday of each month The Don Valley Stompers are holding court at Grossman's Tavern at a new earlier time! Music will start at 6pm and run until 9pm. Many people have been asking for an earlier st... more
7:00 PM Les Petits Nouveaux @ La Revolucion

Gypsy jazz trio.

Tak Arikushi/guitar
Aline Homzy/violin
Andy Mac/guitar
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La Revolucion

Fri. 12/15
Sat. 12/16
8:30 PM
12:30 AM
All Star Bourbon Street Band @ N'Awlins Bar & Dining
Twice-weekly residency. Fridays & Saturday evenings

N'Awlins Jazz Bar & Dining
Fri. 12/15
Sat. 12/16
9:30 PM
1:00 AM
Reposadists @ Reposado bar

Thursday & Friday evenings. Gypsy - inspired jazz

Roberto Rosenman/guitar
Tim Hamel/trumpet
John Myer/bass
Geoff Halischuck/drums
Sandy Alexander/vox

Roberto Rosenman
Reposado Bar

Sat. 12/16 2:00 PM Dinny's Allstars @ K-W Jazz Club, Waterloo Weekly gigs, Seaptember through May. Bands vary each week. Club memberships available; non-members' admission also. Info: Wayne & Nancy Pauli: [email protected] or 519.744.2665 Band member list tba The Kitchener-Waterloo Dixieland Jazz Club... more
4:00 PM Ed Vokurka @ Tartistry

Weekly gig. Jazz violin jam with guests.

Ed Vokurka
Tartistry Coffee House

4:00 PM Red Rhythm @ Communist's Daughter
Weekly residency. Gypsy jazz meets trumpet playing bartender.

Players vary.
Michael Louis Johnson/leader/trumpet/vocal
Roberto Rosenman/guitar
Terry Wilkins/bass
Patrick Gregory/guitar Bob Stevenson clarinet
Red Rhythm
Communist's Daughter
4:30 PM Happy Pals @ Grossman's Resident weekly New Orleans Jazz Party. Default septet (subs common): Patrick Tevlin/leader/trumpet Roberta Tevlin/trombone Chuck Clarke/drums Gabriel Kerekes/reeds Charlie Trainor/piano Ben Lee/banjo Lucas Gadke/bass The Happy Pals Grossman's Tav... more
Sat. 12/16
Sun. 12/17
9:00 PM
1:00 AM
All Star Bourbon Street Band @ N'Awlins Bar & Dining
Twice-weekly. Friday & Saturday evenings.
N'Awlins Jazz Bar & Dining
Sat. 12/16
Sun. 12/17
9:00 PM
1:00 AM
Patrick Tevlin's New Orleans Rythmn @ Gate 403

3rd or 4th Saturday of the month. Hot Swing.

Patrick Tevlin/leader/trumpet
Hannah Krapivinsky/singer
Mike Evin/piano
Lucas Gadke/bass

Patrick Tevlin's New Orleans Rythmn
Gate 403

Sat. 12/16
Sun. 12/17
9:10 PM
1:00 AM
TBA JB @ Dovercourt House

Weekly swing dance event, usually to a live band; bands vary.
Dance lessons at 7pm. 

Dovercourt House (Swing Toronto)

Sat. 12/16 9:45 PM Tyler Yerema @ Resevoir Lounge

Tyler Yerema & His Rhythm.
A weekly gig.
Stride piano, swing, boogie-woogie.

Tyler Yerema
The Reservoir Lounge

Sun. 12/17 12:00 PM Excelsior JB @ Rex Hotel
Weekly residency. 
Default sextet (depps common):
Syd Calvert/leader/banjo
Toby Hughes/reeds
Al Cox/trumpet
Miro Letko/trombone
John Floyd/keyboards
Glenn Anderson/drums
Chris Daniels/bass
Excelsior Jazz Band
Rex Hotel
2:00 PM Swing City Jazz Band @ Sticky Fingers, Barrie

Every third Sunday of the month. Sponsored by the Simcoe County Jazz Society.
Bands vary each month. Non-members welcome.

Chris Robinson/leader/reeds
Others tba

Simcoe County Jazz Society
Sticky Fingers




2:00 PM Morgan Street Stompers @ Broadway Hotel, N. Tonawanda NY

Third Sunday of the month, usually.

The Morgan Street Stompers
The Broadway Hotel, North Tonawanda, NY

3:30 PM Red Hot Ramble @ The Rex

Resident at The Rex, usually on the 2nd Sunday of each month.
New Orleans roots music.
A week later than normal for November.

Red Hot Ramble
The Rex Hotel 

4:30 PM New Orleans Connection @ Grossman's Sunday residency at Grossman's Taverrn. The repertoire is a slice of New Orleans classic jazz. Default septet: Chuck Clark/leader/trumpet Toby Hughes/manager/reeds Jack King/banjo Chris Daniels/bass Charlie Trainor/piano Paul Brady/drums (Various)/... more
Mon. 12/18 6:30 PM Peter Hill Quintet @ The Rex


A one-off gig at The Rex in December.

Peter Hill/leader/pPiano
Bob Brough/saxes
Chris Gale/saxes
Brendan Davis/bass
Nick Fraser/drums

Peter Hill
The Rex Hotel

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