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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.

Thu. 10/1 5:00 PM Sugar Foot Stomp @ CIUT FM Weekly on Thursday. 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 a... more
6:30 PM CANCELLED Don Burns @ Dick & Jenny's, Grand Island NY

Weekly residency piano with a dose of comedy.
Update: Phil Nyhuis is currently covering for Don.

Don Burns
Dick & Jenny's Bake & Brew

7:00 PM Alex Pangman & her Alleycats @ Reservoir Lounge

Usually the 1st Thursday of each month.
Buck-a-shuck oysters on Thursdays, too.

Alex Pangman
The Reservoir Lounge

Thu. 10/1
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Fri. 10/2
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

Thu. 10/1 9:30 PM John Wayne Swinget @ Emmet Ray

First Thursday of the month.
Gypsy jazz trio.

Wayne Nakamura/(guitar
John Farrell/guitar
Abbey Sholzberg/bass

The John Wayne Swingtet
The Emmet Ray

Fri. 10/2 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
7:00 PM Les Petits Nouveaux @ La Revolucion

Gypsy jazz trio.

Tak Arikushi/guitar
Aline Homzy/violin
Andy Mac/guitar
+ (usually) a session guest

Les Petits Nouveaux
La Revolucion


Fri. 10/2
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Sat. 10/3
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. 10/2
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Sat. 10/3
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. 10/2
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Sat. 10/3
10:00 PM
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2:00 AM
Combo Royale @ Grossman's

Approximately 1st Friday of the month.
Music echoing the street jazz bands of New Orleans

Combo Royale
Grossman's Tavern

Sat. 10/3 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
5:00 PM John Wayne Swingtet @ The Local

First Saturday of the month.

Gypsy jazz.

Wayne Nakamura/guitar
John Farrell/guitar
Abbey Sholzberg/bass

The John Wayne Swingtet

The Local

8:30 PM Alex Pangman trio @ Top o' the Senator

Monthly gig, usually the first Saturday of the month.

Trio:

Alex Pangman/leader/singer
Others tba

Alex Pangman

The Top o' the Senator

Reservations guarantee seating in this intimate restaurant

Sat. 10/3
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Sun. 10/4
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
Sat. 10/3 9:00 PM Alex Pangam trio @ Top of the Senator This monthly residency tends to sell out; reservations suggested. Today's trio: Alex Pangman/leader/singer Drew Jurecka/violin Nathan Hiltz/guitar Reservations guarantee seating in this intimate historic space (416) 364-7517 $10, 9pm-12am (free ... more
Sat. 10/3
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Sun. 10/4
9:10 PM
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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. 10/3 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. 10/4 12:00 PM Excelsior JB @ The Rex

Weekly residency. Dixieland style.

Syd Calvert/leader/banjo
Glenn Anderson/drums
Others tba

The Rex Hotel

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