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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. 9/26 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. 9/27 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 Don Burns @ Dick & Jenny's, Grand Island NY

Weekly residency. Ragtime piano with a dose of comedy.

Don Burns
Dick & Jenny's Bake & Brew

Thu. 9/27
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Fri. 9/28
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. 9/28 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

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

Fri. 9/28
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Sat. 9/29
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. 9/28
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Sat. 9/29
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. 9/29 3:00 PM Hot Five Jazzmakers @ C'est What? Alternate Saturdays through June 2019. Band is in their 30th year at this location. Default sextet: Brian Towers/leader/trombone Janet Shaw /reeds Andrej Saradin/cornet Jamie Macpherson/banjo Colin Bray/bass Reide Kaiser/piano The Hot Five Jazzmak... more
4:00 PM Climax Jazz Band @ Leaside Pub

Monthly residence thru December 2018 (the last Saturday of each month, except August)
British Trad style jazz.

Chris Daniels/leader/bass
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 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. 9/29
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Sun. 9/30
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. 9/29
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Sun. 9/30
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. 9/29 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. 9/30 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
3:30 PM Freeway JB @ The Rex Last Sunday of each month. New Orleans jazz with hints of British trad thrown in. A lively crowd usually ensures a party atmosphere for this popular and talented ensemble (many lead their own band). Default septet (depps common) Len Gosling/leader/... more
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