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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.

Sat. 12/4 3:00 PM Climax JB @ SmokeShow BBQ Weekly residency resumed 21-11-13 at the old Chic 'n' Deli British trad jazz style Today's sextet: Chris Daniels/leader/bass Gary Scriven/drums Toby Hughes/reeds Joe van Rossem/trumpet Peter Hill/piano Miro Letko/trombone The Climax Jazz Band ... more
4:00 PM Happy Pals @ Grossman's Long-running resident New Orleans Jazz Party Septet (subs common): Patrick Tevlin/leader/trumpet Chuck clark/drums Janet Shaw/reeds Lucas Gadke/bass Charlotte McAfee-Brunner/trombone Ben Lee/banjo Piano/tba Note officially runs to 7:00pm, but mat ... more
8:00 PM Sweet Hots @ Facebook

Sweet Hots Livestream; "First Saturdays" Concert Stream

Tune in to facebook.com/alexpangman

 

Trio:

Alex Pangman/leader/singer
Drew Jurecka/violin
Nathan Hiltz/guitar

Alex Pangman




 

 

Sun. 12/5 3:00 PM New Orleans connection @ Grossman's

Established Sunday afternoon residency for this New Orleans stomping band.

Dafault Septet (players vary):

Chuck Clark/leader/trumpet
Toby Hughes/reeds
Others tbc

New Orleans Connection All Stars
Grossman's Tavern


3:00 PM Jive Bombers @ Smoke Show Off-beat jazz and blues classics. Defaut septet: John Karpenko/leader/trombone Alex Dean/saxes Bob Brough/saxes Johnny Johnson/saxes Brigham Phillips/trumpet Gord Sheard/piano Al Henderson/bass Curtis Smith/drums The Jive Bombers Smoke Show B... more
5:00 PM Dinny's AllStars @ Queen Victoria Dixieland Jazz residency. With dancing and supper club. Usually a 2-weekly residency at this location, restarted in October 2021. Band members vary from gig to gig, keeping the music new and exciting. "YOOOH! We're throwing a Christmas season party!... more
5:00 PM George Lake big Band @ The Duke

One-night gig, playing the swing music of Ellington,Miller and Shaw etc..

16-ish piece band
Tonight featruring Ori Dagan/singer.

 

Steve Pettafor/leader/trumpet

The George Lake Big Band

The Duke






5:00 PM Buffalo Jazz & Swing Band @ Sean Patrick's, Getzville, NY The Queen City Jass society's Christmas party. Buffet dinner & dance. US$45. Reservations only: 716.36.1709 Tentet: Lou Mustillo/leader/guitar Cheryl Ferris/singer Others tba Queen City jass Society Buffalo Jazz & Swing Band Sean Pa... more
Fri. 12/10 7:00 PM Custode & Parisi @ St Mark's Church, Orchard Park, NY

Christmas Jazz concert

Quartet:

Lew Custode/trumpet
Steve Parisi/piano
Stephen Parisi/bass
Anthony Custode/drums

 Custode & Parisi

St Mark's Episcopal Church





Sat. 12/11 3:00 PM Climax JB @ SmokeShow BBQ Weekly residency resumed 21-11-13 at the old Chic 'n' Deli British trad jazz style Dafault players (varies): Chris Daniels/leader/bass Jamie MacPheson/banjo Al Cox/trumpet Peter Turner/trombone Jamie Aug/drums Charles Wright/clarinet The Climax ... more
4:00 PM Happy Pals @ Grossman's Long-running resident New Orleans Jazz Party Septet (subs common): Patrick Tevlin/leader/trumpet Chuck clark/drums Janet Shaw/reeds Lucas Gadke/bass Charlotte McAfee-Brunner/trombone Ben Lee/banjo Piano/tba Note officially runs to 7:00pm, but mat ... more
6:00 PM Advocats @ Old Mill

"Swing and jive into Christmas season with The Advocats Big Band!"

Reservations recommended.

The Advocats Big Band
The Old Mill




Sun. 12/12 3:00 PM New Orleans connection @ Grossman's

Established Sunday afternoon residency for this New Orleans stomping band.

Dafault Septet (players vary):

Chuck Clark/leader/trumpet
Toby Hughes/reeds
Others tbc

New Orleans Connection All Stars
Grossman's Tavern


Mon. 12/13 5:30 PM Peter Hill Group @ The Rex Long-time favourite of traditional jazzers, Peter's band presents a mix of styles at this occasional gig. Here for a three-week stint. Qintet: Peter Hill/leader/piano/arranger Bob Brough/alto/tenor Chris Gale/tenor/baritone Chris Banks/bass (Dec... more
7:00 PM Back Room Jazz Band @ JP's Pub, Orchard Park,. NY

2nd Monday of the month.

The Back Room Jazz Band

JP's Pub


Wed. 12/15 4:00 PM Alison Young Quintet @ The Rex Fans who know Alison as resident sax player with The Red Hot Ramble have an opportity to enjoy her wider selection of style here. Alison Young/leader/saxes Jeff McLeod/keyboard Reg Schwager/guitar Alexis Baro/trumpet TBA/drums Alison Young The Rex... more
6:00 PM Heavyweights @ Jazz Bistro

One-off performance by these talented, animated young guys.

The Heavyweights Brass Band

Jazz Bistro

Thu. 12/16 4:00 PM Alison Young Quintet @ The Rex Fans who know Alison as resident sax player with The Red Hot Ramble have an opportity to enjoy her wider selection of style here. Alison Young/leader/saxes Jeff McLeod/keyboard Reg Schwager/guitar Alexis Baro/trumpet TBA/drums Alison Young The Rex... more
Fri. 12/17 4:00 PM Alison Young Quintet @ The Rex Fans who know Alison as resident sax player with The Red Hot Ramble have an opportity to enjoy her wider selection of style here. Alison Young/leader/saxes Jeff McLeod/keyboard Reg Schwager/guitar Alexis Baro/trumpet TBA/drums Alison Young The Rex... more
9:30 PM Roberta Hunt @ Sassafraz

Solo piano, one off gig.

Roberta Hunt

Sassafraz



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