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What's On?.....events calendar

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.

Wed. 10/18 8:00 PM Girls' Night Out @ 120 Diner

Weekly event. 

Vocal jam with:
Lisa Particelli/host
Peter Hill/piano
Norman Marshall Villeneuve/drums
Ross MacIntyre/bass

Lisa Particelli
Peter Hill
120 Diner

9:00 PM Jeff Healey's 'My Kinda Jazz' @ Jazz-FM

Weekly rebroadcast of the late Jeff Healey's legendary radio series, featuring early jazz music, from his vast collection of original recordings.

91.1 FM

My Kinda Jazz
Jazz-FM

Thu. 10/19 5:00 PM Sugar Foot Stomp @ CIUT-FM Live from the CIUT studios at Hart House. Resident host Colin Bray plays early jazz from his excellent collection. 89.5 FM and via the internet (or podcast at any time). 416.946.7000, while the record is playing. Rebroadcasts are not uncommon Sugar... more
6:30 PM Tin Roof Jazz Band @ Dear Head Inn, Buffalo

Usually the third Thursday of each month (varies). Phone ahead suggested

The Tin Roof Jazz Band
Dear Head Inn

6:30 PM Don Burns @ Dick & Jenny's, Grand Island NY

Weekly residency. Ragtime piano with a dose of comedy.

Don Burns
Dick & Jenny's Bake & Brew

9:00 PM Ed Vokurka Gypsy Jazz @ Emmet Ray

 

Vokurka's Vicarious Virtuoso Violin

Ed Vokurka/leader/violin
John Fletcher/guitar
Abbey Sholzberg/bass

The third Thursday of each month.

Ed Vokurka
The Emmet Ray

Thu. 10/19
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Fri. 10/20
9:30 PM
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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

Fri. 10/20 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
+ (usually) a session guest

https://www.facebook.com/LesPetitsNouveaux/" target="_blank">Les Petits Nouveaux
La Revolucion

Fri. 10/20
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Sat. 10/21
8:30 PM
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12:30 AM
All Star Bourbon Street Band @ N'Awlins Bar & Dining
Twice-weekly residency. Fridays & Saturday evenings


N'Awlins Jazz Bar & Dining
Fri. 10/20
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Sat. 10/21
9:30 PM
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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. 10/21 2:00 PM Krewe de Roux @ 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 Roberta Hunt/leader/piano/singer Toby Hughes/reeds Andrej Saradin/... more
4:00 PM Climax Jazz Band @ Leaside Pub

Approximately month gig.
British Trad style jazz.

Chris Daniels/leader/bass
Mick Lewis/clarinet
Peter Turner/trombone
Others tba

The Climax Jazz Band
The Leaside Pub

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 Weekly New Orleans Jazz Party. Septet each week. Regulars: Patrick Tevlin/leader/trumpet Roberta Tevlin/trombone Chuck Clarke/drums (various)/reeds Elizabeth Shannon/piano Alex Stringer/electric guitar Lucas Gadke/bass The Happy Pals Grossman's Ta... more
7:00 PM Barbara Jordan Jazz Quartet @ Church of the Incarnation, Oakville

$15 Admission; $10 Students.
Beer, wine, snacks and Oktoberfest for sale

 

Barbara Jordan/singer/leader
Danny McErlain/piano
Brendan Davis/bass
Bob Brough/reeds

Sat. 10/21
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Sun. 10/22
9:00 PM
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1:00 AM
All Star Bourbon Street Band @ N'Awlins Bar & Dining
Twice-weekly. Friday & Saturday evenings.
N'Awlins Jazz Bar & Dining
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