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The Carolyn Fe Blues Collective @ HoJazz Montreal Saturday Nov. 18th and Dwight Grant @ the HoJazz Laval Friday Nov. 17th.

Carolyn Fe chapeau 150x150.jpgThis Saturday, November 18th Carolyn Fe and The Blues Collective are on the stage of HoJazz Montreal! (9:30pm)

Cashbox Canada has nicknamed the Carolyn Fe The Blues Collective "the evolution of Blues". The Blues Report of Blues Underground states that their music is not your grandparents' blues, and that the Carolyn Fe The Blues Collective is not the type of band to play standards interpretations of the Blues. If you think Blues songs look all alike, turn the page look and listen to the Carolyn Fe Blues Collective. They keep pushing the boundaries of this musical style with the influence of the past and the music of today. For the Nov. 18th Facebook page, it's here.

She will also be with us for New Year's Eve! Visit houseofjazz.ca Montreal and get your tickets now.

This Friday, November 17th singer Dwight Grant aka Mellow Dee is with us at the HoJazz Laval! (9pm)

Born in Ottawa, ON Canada, Dwight Grant aka Mellow Dee has been playing piano and singing since the age of 5. Always positive-based, Dwight started writing songs at the age of ten. Usually inspirational based as his roots were and still are spiritual based. Singing on many international gospel workshop choirs, performing in musicals such as Bye Bye Birdie as well as performing at Jazz and Blues festivals, he was just learning to spread his wings of talent. In October 2003 Dwight brought back Mellow Dee. A name that he had achieved in 1988 at many talent shows and various music events. Retiring from the automotive world Mellow Dee chose to do music full time, and what a great decision that was. Singing at the world famous "Apollo Theatre" in Harlem NY, winning Molson Canadian Idol 2003, and Molson Canadian Rockstar 2004, are just a few of the landmarks he has reached.

Visit houseofjazz.ca Laval and reserve your seats for New Year’s Eve.

For the HoJazz Montreal, reserve your seats at 514-842-8656
houseofjazz.ca Montreal

House of Jazz Montréal - 2060 Aylmer
 
For the HoJazz Laval, reserve your seats at 450-232-5582
houseofjazz.ca Laval
House of Jazz Laval - 1639 boul de l’Avenir, Laval

Check out dozen of videos of these artists at the House of Jazz Montreal and Laval at  youtube.com/maisondujazz

Virtuoso guitarist Stéphane Wrembel talks to us about gypsy jazz, Django, Woody Allen, film music, the Quebec concerts in Quebec City (Nov 16), Trois-Rivières (Nov 17) and Montréal (Nov 18), The Django Experiment 1 and 2, his musicians, a WOW moment of his career, the Django a Gogo Festival and more.

wrembelentrevue.jpgCT - Stéphane what attracted you to gypsy jazz and Django's music?
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SW - I wanted to discover more about jazz and that's why I got into Django, I know he's not what you could call a typical jazz guitarist, even thought he sometimes plays a lot of jazz chords, but it's something else, and that's why I got into him. So I bought one of his records, listened to him a whole lot more, and it was a revelation.
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CT - What did you learn in the gypsy jazz camps that went behond the music and the notes?
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SW - It's hard to explain. They have a traditional way of teaching and learning, they have no school and learn directly from each other, from master to pupil. But  mostly they have another way of doing things, things that you experience that you can't really explain with words. It's like seeing a film on Paris and the day you're there walking on the streets it's something else, there's that little something that you can't explain in words, another culture, way of living and vibe. So that's the way I learned, from master to pupil. They've kept Django's technique and vocabulary but in a different state of mind, if you listen to Django it doesn't really sound like gypsy jazz, there's something else with Django. Django is a bit like a hub, you can get something out of Django and go somewhere else, in different directions. The first approach was nonetheless with the manouche, and Django was a manouche.
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CT - We have to talk a bit about Woody Allen and Midnight in Paris/Vicky Cristine Barcelona, did that experience make you want to write more film music?
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SW - You're born to make film music or not. For me it's something that I've always has ease and fun doing so yes I'd like to make more film music. That problem with films is that they require big budgets, ressources and there's a lot of people involved. What's hard is not writing the music itself but rather getting into the circle of film music composers. Yes I'd like to do more film music, if I could, that's all I'd do.
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CT - And what you'll be playing for this Quebec tour is your latest albums and maybe a few gypsy jazz standards?
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SW - Each concert is different, it depends of our mood, the room and  the public. Usually we only play my pieces but we've got this new project, The Django Experiment 1 and 2, two albums we released in March at Carnegie Hall for the Django à Gogo Festival in which we revisit a lot of Django but with our sound. We recorded a sound that was close to a concert sound, live in studio with our amps like if we were in concert. We try to keep that sound as well as the NY sound. So that's a bit about what Django Experiment is. So in fact this tour is to help promote these two albums, as well Live In India and more. We'll play a bit of everything, some Django some non-Django. And of course the Woody Allen themes. We're influenced by music from everywhere, from India, from Africa, etc...
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CT - Those influences, how do you integrate them into your music?
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SW - I always go back to the archetypes. Europe developped harmony and its extensive grammar, India rhythm and its extensive grammar. I see five things in music, a trilogy and a duo, so the trilogy of harmony, rhythm and sound and then the duo of the state of mind of composition and the state of mind of improvisation. And I think melody helps all of that. And then it's also a matter of how you do things when you're improvising and composing. Its about finding the melodic curve that connects those five elements and that's behond genres. Rhythms was developped in India, as well as Africa. In Europe we've been working on melody for the last 1000 years to acccomplish something extraordinary.
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CT - Tell us about the musicians in the band...
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SW - On guitar there's Thor Jensen who's from the american rock sound realm, you know the slide, the Strat, the Telecaster, amps with tubes, a very very complete guitarist, one of the best rock guitarists I've evev heard. We've got a solid harmonic and rhythmic base and structure but on the inside it's open. He knows Django very very well and know jazz quite well, he's got a broad palet of sounds and great timing. On basse we have Ari Folman-Cohen, he started playing classical violin when he was quite young, and then he played bass, played a lot of funk, soul, R&B, things like that, and then moved on to jazz, he has a very powerful sound, with a strong attack, marks time very well, he's a tower of power (laughs), a nuclear power plant, with amazing solos. On drums, it's Nick Anderson, one of the best drummers of the world, quite in demand in NYC. He's got a huge musical culture, he's played punk, reggae, jazz, classical, contemporary, etc... He plays everything really well, a great sense of timing and a great sound. When he's playing the brushes, when we're playing swing, I've never heard anybody play like that.  
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CT - Tells about a WOW moment in your carreer, having played with so many great musicians...
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SW - The Carnegie Hall March 3rd Django a Gogo concert with Stochelo Rosenberg, Al Di Meola, Larry Keel, was something really special. Playing Carnegie Hall is really a great moment, but this mix of players, it's something that had never been done you know. We played Al Di Meola's Mediterranean Sundance, that's like every young guitarist's dream. I've been listening to that piece since I was 15. And Stochelo is one of my masters, playing Django with Al Di Meola he'd never done that, and we played Nuages with us, and then Indifférence, stuff like that, it was really amazing.
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CT - I like how in 2003 when you arrived in NY you approached many french NY restaurants and played quite a bit.
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SW - Restaurant gigs help maintain a certain technical level, work new pieces and be incognito.  When I arrived in NY in 2003 I had to make a living right away, so I played in restaurants and had students. I found all the french restaurants that had live music and on Yahoo offered guitar classes. After one week I had 3-4 gigs a week a 7 students. A year later I had 9 gigs a week and 20 students, so I was quite busy. It was a physically intense period, playing every night, so about 450 times a year.
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CT - Ever played with Woody Allen at the Carlyle?
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SW - No but I met him on the set of Magic in the Moonlight à Nice, I played a scene that was cut, so I discovered Woody from the inside. He's a real calm and very nice person.
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CT - At the Festival Django a Gogo that you founded do you work as much as you have fun?
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SW - With music I sometimesw have trouble making the difference in between work and play. The last one was very stressful, it had to be done but it was a lot of stress but when I walked on the stage of Carnegie Hall March 3rd with Stochelo and Al all of that disappeared. I worked on everything, really everything, the scheduling of the concerts and the masterclasses, the students, etc...I was my last as a producer the Festival will be produced by another company but of course I'll remain as Artistic Director and I'm actually working on the next one.
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CT - What would you like to tell our readers about these Quebec concerts and what they can expect...
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SW - It's always been hard to describe our music, it's always been a problem with our advertising, nobody's ever been able to describe our music very well, we don't play a genre. What's important for us is the message that's inside the music, the world of dreams and philosophy as well as NY's voodoo energy, the concerts are explosive and you won't get bored. And because we're always playing together, all year-round, it's like Barcelona's 2010 team (soccer), everybody's a forward, everybody's a defence player, a middlefield player, we play so much together, we know each other so well, it's hard to explain.
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Videos :  For Apocalypse, it's here  / For Blues Mineur, it's here / For Irene's GJ Adventures 251, it's here
The Django Experiment 1 and The Django Experiment 2 on CDBaby. The Django a Gogo Festival

Singer Marie-Noëlle Claveau will be playing the first part of the concerts in Quebec City and Trois-Rivières.
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Montréal - Saturday, Nov. 18th @ 7pm and 9:45pm
Upstairs 1254 Mackay 514-931-6808
Facebook event
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Québec - Thursday, Nov. 16th @ 8:30pm
District St-Joseph 240 St-Joseph E 418-717-0240
Facebook event
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Trois-Rivières - Friday, Nov. 17th @ 8pm
Église St-James 811 rue des Ursulines 819-380-9797
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Interview : Claude Thibault
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The 2017 Newport Jazz Festival – Icons and newcomers! By Sheila Horne Mason of Jazz Police

McBride Wein.jpgThe 2017 Newport Jazz Festival, presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, took place from August 4 to 6, with daytime concerts at Fort Adams State Park and a Friday evening show at the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino. Newport Jazz Festival (NJF) founder George Wein and newly appointed Artistic  Director Christian McBride presented a line-up that honors the history and legacy of jazz by including living legends, established stars, and up-and-coming artists who are the future of jazz.

There were so many choices, with a line-up that included Hudson ; Joey DeFrancesco + The People; Vijay Iyer and Wadada Leo Smith (who received the Best Duo of the Year Award from the Jazz Journalists Association at their set) ; Amir ElSaffar’s Rivers of Sound; Theo Crocker; Cyrus Chestnut Trio; Cyrille Aimée; Orrin Evans;  David Torkanowsky; Henry Threadgill; and more. There was something for everyone!

Friday August 4th - The Jimmy Greene Quartet. : Saxophonist Jimmy Greene, bassist Ben Williams, pianist Kevin Hays, and drummer Otis Brown III, nicknamed “OB3,” played songs from the CDs Beautiful Life and the follow-up, Flowers: Beautiful Life, Volume 2, including “Flowers” and “Second Breakfast"...

Photo : Kevin R. Mason

For the rest of Sheila Mason's article on Jazz Police, it's here

 

 

The Carolyn Fe Blues Collective is raw, real and with captivating energy. The public is enthralled and enthousiasm and love of the Blues of singer Carolyn Fe so we wanted to find out more about this blues musician who'll be soon launching a new album.

Carolyn Fe Ivan Garzon 150.x150.jpgCT - Carolyn, how does a person with Filipino roots and that first got into dancing, get into the blues?
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CF - Ha! Great question! Appreciation for the arts was instilled in me at a very young age. I think with every Filipino you will meet there is no doubt that the appreciation of mainstream arts is there, whether it be performance or visual arts. I started off my professional artistic career as a dancer. The blues came a long, long, long time after. You can say that I am a late-bloomer when it comes to the Blues. I "felt" the Blues when Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal came out to the mainstream. Although choreographies were based on jazz, rock, RnB, now and then someone would do a choreography to the Blues. I didn't know what it was then but I certainly felt it. The Blues progression (1-4-5) made sense to me as it pertains to movement and the way I moved. It was primal, basic, instinctive and it was just right for me...
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CT - What blues artist did you hear younger made you want to sing the blues and why?
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CF - Sometime in the early 80's I got called to audition for Andrew Lloyd Weber's "Cats"  the musical. I knew I had the dancing down but I wasn't so sure about the singing and what to sing in the audition. I didn't want to do a musical theatre tune, nor did I want to do a top 40 tune. I wanted to sing a tune with lyrics that resonated with me. One of my dance partners at the time was a Tom Waits fanatic. He introduced me to his collection of Tom Waits albums We spent an afternoon listening to his albums and I was hooked. I also had a divine intervention as well, still in the early 80's Doudou Boicel called me to audition because he wanted to start an old-style revue at his club, The Rising Sun. Little did I know then that I was to meet and speak with Blues legend, Big Mama Thornton! I arrived and he (Doudou) was busy, so I hung out at the bar while this skinny older woman in a straw hat sat [onstage] singing One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer. And I thought, ‘This voice is familiar!’  After the audition, Thornton finished her set and hung out at the bar. I paid my respects and we spoke a bit. I was like, ‘Holy s–t! I spoke with her!’ She’s a huge influence of mine and I am honoured to be carrying the blues torch. In 2009, I released my EP.  Never did I think that I would ever have 3 Blues CDs and a 4th one coming! Never did I
think that the Blues community would appreciate my words and music with accolades and awards.

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CT - Some people say you gotta suffer to sing and feel the blues...is that true?
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CF – Hmmmm….whether they give it a name or not, everyone suffers and feel the ‘blues’. Musically speaking the basis of North American music is the Blues. So yes, to sing the blues is to have felt suffering and even more, to sing the blues one would have had experienced a life of ups and downs, the bump and the grind, the longing, the hating, the loving, the leaving, the homecoming, the fears, the unknown next step, the lightness and the intensity of it all…you get my drift.
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CT - You're currently in the studio with a practically new band (except for the bassist) recording a 4th album, what's going to be different about this one?
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CF – This is all ME. ALL of it. It’s a very, very different sound for me. My previous albums were somewhat ‘recognizable’, oh – there were a couple songs (e.g.: Rant from “Original Sin” and, Goodbye & Redemption from “Bad Taboo”) that foreshadowed where I wanted to go with my Blues but it didn’t materialize beyond that. This time around, I wrote a lot with Oisin (bassist), he understood where I wanted to take my sound and when the new stage hubbies came on board they definitely took the time to understand where I wanted to go with this album. This 4th one is a long time coming. Some of the songs were written in 2014 but circumstances didn’t allow the release. So now with the right combination of players, it’s my foot stomping right back into the ring, MY RING and it’s ripe for the pickin’ ‘n the hittin’ – so to say. You will recognize some of the forms and may even label the genre: folk, rock, even funk amongst various genres – but in the end, it’s my Blues. I’ve dropped my kimono for this. I give of me, I own it and soon you’ll have a piece of it.
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CT - And the new band, tell us about that...
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CF – Ahhh…the new band. The new players. My new stage hubbies. Oisin Little : You know him, he’s been with me through thick and thin. Bass, back vocals, songwriter and envelope pusher. Jean-Francois Hamel : Guitar, JF started off in classical guitar, earned his “Prix du Conservatoire de musique de Québec". He refined his pop & jazz experience throughout his 25 years of performance traveling all over Quebec and the Asian continent. Ivan Garzon : Guitar, Ivan honed his skills at Madrid's Escuela de Música Creativa, later on developing his craft in various jazz styles; Gypsy jazz, contemporary and traditional jazz. He has played with renowned jazz artists from Canada, USA and Europe, establishing himself as a solid jazz player but let's not put him in a box because one thing for sure is that Ivan definitely breaks the jazz mold when he plays the blues. Brandon Goodwin: Drummer and Back Vocals, Brandon is a jazzman at heart keeping the beat sure and steady no matter what musical genre he’s playing. Taking his inspirations from legends like Art Blakey, Ari Hoenig, Roy Haynes, Max Roach, Tony Williams, and Paul Motian; Brandon can rock as much as we can roll, and gives a mean shuffle to our swing.
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CT - You can be heard regurlarly at the House of Jazz, like Nov. 18th, what would you like to tells our readers about what they can expect for that concert?
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CF – The House of Jazz has been good to me and I am ever so grateful for their support. It’s my musical residence in Montreal where people can easily find me at least once a month. It’s always nice to come back to the House of Jazz after a road trip. What should the audience expect? Well - I work when you stop working, and I love it. Expect to forget your week at the office. Expect to forget your deadlines, if only for a few hours. When you come to my concerts at the House of Jazz, I want you to forget about your worries and join the ride: I will make you howl, I will sing my Blues repertoire and maybe a couple of tunes that you might recognize. But most of all, expect a good time because it comes from my heart…and my stage hubbies hearts. Let loose, let go, enjoy the ambiance, enjoy the show and enjoy the people you’re with. I guarantee you an evening of great memories made.
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Carolyn Fe Blues Collective
House of Jazz
2060 Aylmer, Mtl
514-842-8656
Saturday Nov. 18th 9:30pm
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Interview : Claude Thibault
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COMING EVENTS

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Thursday November 16

Matthew Mignogna Trio avec Charles Biddles Jr.   Biddle's Jr. 7:30pm
Christine Tassan et Les Imposteures   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 6pm
Marianne Trudel et ses invités Jonathan "Bunny" Stewart Adrian Vedady Robbie Kuster - l'artiste du mois   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 9pm
Dan Thouin Quintet avec Yannick Rieu Normand Guilbeault Maxime St-Pierre Michel Ratté   Jeudis Jazz du Kafé Étudiant La Commune 8:45pm
John Roney réinvente le concert Köln de Keith Jarret - le bon plan jazz de la semaine   Maison de la culture Marie-Uguay 8pm
GL Chambers   Maison du Jazz Laval 7pm
Taurey Butler Trio   Maison du Jazz Montréal 7:30pm
UdeM Night : Vincent Compagna et invités   Résonance 9pm
Zach Frampton Electric Trio   The Emerald 9pm
Carol Welsman solo - For You   Théâtre Hector-Charland 8pm
Ben Racine Blues Band   Upstairs Jazz Bar et Grill 8pm

Friday November 17

The Papo Ross Merenlatin Jazz Approach   Biddle's Jr. 7:30pm
The Friday Night Band avec Rui N. Abreu, Orest Harmatiuk et invités   Café Lézard - Masson 6:30pm
Carol Welsman solo - For You   Centre Culturel de Beloeil 8pm
Matt Herskowitz   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 6pm
Rob Piltch Gary Schwartz Quartet   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 9pm
Melina Soochan   Maison du Jazz Laval 6pm
Dwight Grant aka Mellow Dee   Maison du Jazz Laval 9pm
Michelle Sweeney, la "Diva"   Maison du Jazz Montréal 9:30pm
Jazzamboka et plus (Muz : Vitrine des Musique Métissées)   Monument National 4:30pm
François Jalbert Jérôme Beaulieu   Orford Musique 6pm
Claire Devlin Trio   Résonance 9pm
Marika Galea avec Lex French Matt Schultz Jean-Michel Pilc Louis-Vincent Hamel   Résonance 6pm
Gypsy Kumbia Orchestra   Théâtre Rialto 8pm
Classe de maître Rob Piltch   Université Concordia - John Molson Building 1pm
Angel Forrest Blues Trio   Upstairs Jazz Bar et Grill 7pm

Saturday November 18

Jeff Simons Trio   Biddle's Jr. 7:30pm
Ron Ledoux François Stevenson Baptiste Lejeune Étienne Théodore Beausoleil   Café Lézard - Masson 7:30pm
Ensemble Alexandre Le Blanc   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 6pm
Ensemble Normand Guilbeault - Hommage Mingus   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 9pm
Mike Gauthier Trio   L'Escalier 7pm
Jazz@Viva   Maison du Jazz Laval 6pm
Michelle Sweeney, la "Diva"   Maison du Jazz Laval 9pm
Carolyn Fe Blues Collective   Maison du Jazz Montréal 9:30pm
Kevin Dean et amis   Résonance 6pm
Zacharie Bachand Folk Sextet avec Evan Shay Claire Devlin Édouard Touchette Sébastien Bachand John Buck   Résonance 9pm
Lluna Jazz Band - avec Rachael Sirois Sari Dajani et plus   Ritz-Carlton - Maison Boulud 12:30pm
Stéphane Wrembel Band (+21h45)   Upstairs Jazz Bar et Grill 7pm

Sunday November 19

Sam Kirmayer   Biddle's Jr. 11am
Nicolas Lanctôt Olivier Salazar   Café Mariposa 6:30pm
Piano Caméléons : Matt Herskowitz John Roney   Centre Leonardo da Vinci - Théâtre Mirella et Lino Saputo 4pm
Dixieband Quartet Jazz Brunch   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 10:30am
Jazz session vocal avec Kim Richardson   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 8pm
Joey Didodo   Maison du Jazz Laval 7pm
Bob Ricci et amis   Maison du Jazz Montréal 7:30pm
St-Henri Jam Session avec Sam Kirmayer Jonathan Chapman Valérie Lacombe et plus   Pub Epoxy 8:30pm
Mike Rud invite Michael Bruzzese   Résonance 6pm
Kalmunity Jazz Project   Résonance 9:45pm
Kim Adams and The House Cats   Upstairs Jazz Bar et Grill 8:30pm

Monday November 20

Montalvo Flamenko Jazz 4tet avec Sonia Loyer   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 6pm
Lundi jazz cubain avec Trabuco Habanero   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 9:30pm
Laelume : Ashlae Blume Oliver Watkinson Moses Eder   L'Escalier 7pm
Johnny Beaudine Quartet - Deep Blue   Maison du Jazz Montréal 7:30pm
Série Compositeurs Jazz : Fuat Tuac Aurélien P Nogood Thomas Moreli Gabriel Evangelista Stéphane Krims William Machado   Quai des brumes 9pm
Third Stone jouent de la musique de jeux vidéo : Chris Edmondson Evan Shay David Osei-Afrifa Ethan Cohn Sean Allison   Résonance 9pm
Jam Session avec Jim Doxas et ses invités   Upstairs Jazz Bar et Grill 8pm

Tuesday November 21

Alex Bellegarde Jam Session avec son invité Tihomir Krastev   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 9:30pm
Gary Schwartz Wray Downes   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 6pm
Bubblegum Trio   L'etOH Brasserie 8pm
Christine Tassan Pierre Côté   L'Grand Lionel 7pm
Michelle Sweeney et Taurey Butler ; Love, Laugh and Real Talk.   Maison du Jazz Montréal 7:30pm
Zach Frampton Acoustic Trio   Résonance 6pm
Taylor Donaldson Big Band   Résonance 9pm
Huu Bac Quintet - lancement "On The Steps of St-Paul's"   Théâtre Outremont - Petit Outremont 8pm
Karen Young Marianne Trudel   Upstairs Jazz Bar et Grill 8pm

Wednesday November 22

AFJP / Annam's Family Jazz Project : Annam Nguyen Thiago Ferté Jonathan Boudreau Simon Bergeron   Balattou 8:30pm
Sam Kirmayer   Biddle's Jr. 7pm
Eclectic Django   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 6pm
Soul therapy avec The Brooks et invités   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 9:30pm
Zach Frampton Electric Trio   La Magdalena Bar à vin 8:45pm
Hichem Khalfa Quartet   Maison de la culture NDG 8pm
Jeff Simons Trio   Maison du Jazz Laval 7pm
Snooksta and the Gangstas   Maison du Jazz Montréal 7:30pm
Alex Lefaivre Trio avec Evan Shay et William Javier Machato   Résonance 9pm
Irem Bekter   Upstairs Jazz Bar et Grill 8pm

Thursday November 23

Pierre François Trio et Charles Biddles Jr.   Biddle's Jr. 7pm
Christine Tassan et ses invités   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 6pm
Marianne Trudel et ses invités Rémi-Jean LeBlanc Patrick Graham - Trifolia - l'artiste du mois   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 9pm
Emile Farley Band   Jeudis Jazz du Kafé Étudiant La Commune 8:45pm
GL Chambers   Maison du Jazz Laval 7pm
Roger Walls Superbrass   Maison du Jazz Montréal 7:30pm
Love Ella : Ranee Lee Quintet - le bon plan jazz de la semaine   Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal - Salle Bourgie 6pm
UdeM Night : Alexandre Côté Hard Bop   Résonance 9pm
Time Sensitive : Michel Berthiaume Sebastian Bailey Olivier Salazar David Ryshpan Solon McDade   Université McGill - Salle Clara-Lichtenstein 10pm
Sarah MK   Upstairs Jazz Bar et Grill 8pm

Friday November 24

The Papo Ross Merenlatin Jazz Approach   Biddle's Jr. 7:30pm
The Friday Night Band avec Rui N. Abreu, Orest Harmatiuk et invités   Café Lézard - Masson 6:30pm
Mario Allard Quintet lance "Diaporama" une 2ième fois   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 9:30pm
Damien Levasseur et ses invités   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 6pm
Melina Soochan   Maison du Jazz Laval 6pm
Barbara Diab et le Smoked Meat Band   Maison du Jazz Laval 9pm
Michelle Sweeney, la "Diva"   Maison du Jazz Montréal 9:30pm
Taurey Butler Trio   Maison du Jazz Montréal 6:30pm
Mark Nelson’s Sympathetic Frequencies avec Lex French Colin Power Nicolas Bédard   Résonance 9pm
Andres Vial et amis...   Résonance 6pm
Alex Pangman’s Hot Three - lancement   Upstairs Jazz Bar et Grill 8:30pm

Saturday November 25

Nadia Baldé Jazz Trio   Biddle's Jr. 7:30pm
Simon Pagé et ses invités   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 6pm
Yannick Rieu Quintet avec Dan Thouin Maxime St-Pierre Normand Guilbault Michel Raté   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 9pm
Jazz@Viva   Maison du Jazz Laval 6pm
Michelle Sweeney, la "Diva"   Maison du Jazz Laval 9pm
Thanya Iyer - Do You Dream? avec Alexander Kasirer-Smibert Daniel Gélinas Shelby Cohen Brigitte Naggar Sarah Rossy   Résonance 9pm
Kevin Dean et amis   Résonance 6pm
Tia Brazda   Upstairs Jazz Bar et Grill 7pm

Sunday November 26

Zach Frampton Trio   Biddle's Jr. 11am
Dixieband Quartet Jazz Brunch   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 10:30am
Jazz session vocal avec Kim Richardson   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 8pm
Benjamin Deschamps 5tet   Église Saint-René-Goupil 3pm
Camille à la trompette   L'Escalier 7pm
St-Henri Jam Session avec Sam Kirmayer Jonathan Chapman Valérie Lacombe et plus   Pub Epoxy 8:30pm
Mike Rud invite Zach Fischer   Résonance 6pm
Kalmunity Jazz Project   Résonance 9:45pm
Latin jazz avec Domier Gonzales Michel Cantero Nestor Rodriguez Jesus Cantero Alex Bellegarde   Upstairs Jazz Bar et Grill 7:30pm

Monday November 27

Montalvo Flamenko Jazz   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 6pm
Lundi jazz cubain avec Trabuco Habanero   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 9:30pm
Julian Jayme Daniel Arthur Cole Birney-Stewart Andrew Thomson - Hommage Ari Hoenig   Résonance 9pm
Jam Session avec Jim Doxas et ses invités   Upstairs Jazz Bar et Grill 8pm

Tuesday November 28

Alex Bellegarde Jam Session avec son invité Masashi Usui   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 9:30pm
Feel Burned : Philippe Bernier Mathieu Langlois Dalhi Gonthier Éric Kappauf Mathieu Royer Dave Croteau   L'etOH Brasserie 8pm
Christine Tassan Sylvain Picard   L'Grand Lionel 7pm
Zach Frampton Acoustic Trio   Résonance 6pm
RootRow de Jono Thorpe avec Zack Santella Sean Allison   Résonance 9pm
Donald Meunier Norman Lachapelle Al Bourgeois   Restaurant Arousse/Ste-Thérèse 6:30pm
Rémi-Jean LeBlanc Marianne Trudel et plus jouent Djavan   Upstairs Jazz Bar et Grill 8pm

Wednesday November 29

Theo "Sunny" Abellard Trio   Biddle's Jr. 7pm
Eclectic Django   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 6pm
Soul therapy avec The Brooks et invités   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 9:30pm
Zach Frampton Electric Trio   La Magdalena Bar à vin 8:45pm
Diana Krall - Turn Up The Quiet   Place des Arts - Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier 8pm
Jonathan Chapman Quartet   Résonance 9pm
Julie Lamontagne Trio   Upstairs Jazz Bar et Grill 8pm

Thursday November 30

Pierre François Trio et Charles Biddles Jr.   Biddle's Jr. 7pm
Marianne Trudel et ses invités Normand Guilbeaut Pierre Tanguay - l'artiste du mois   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 9pm
Christine Tassan et ses invités   Dièse Onze Jazz Resto 6pm
Lluna Jazz Band - avec Rachael Sirois Sari Dajani   Duke and Devine's Beaconsfield 7pm
Taurey Butler Trio   Maison du Jazz Montréal 7:30pm
UdeM Night : Marc Leclerc UdeM Blues   Résonance 9pm
Suzi Silva Fad'AZZ avec Ivan Garzon Yannick Anctil Olivier Babaz Bruno Roy   Université Concordia - Salle Oscar Peterson 8pm
Big Band de l'Université de Montréal « Tout Étoile » des diplômés   Université de Montréal-Salle Claude Champagne 7:30pm
Shawn McPherson   Upstairs Jazz Bar et Grill 8pm

Outside greater Montréal


QuébecNovember 16 Stéphane Wrembel Band - 1ière partie Marie-Noelle Claveau   District-Saint-Joseph418-717-0240 8:30pm
GatineauNovember 16 Jean-Pierre Zanella Quartet avec Pierre François Rémi-Jean LeBlanc et Kevin Warren - Quattro Venti   Église St-Paul d'Aylmer- 8pm
Ste-ThérèseNovember 16 Dan Thouin Quintet avec Yannick Rieu Normand Guilbeault Maxime St-Pierre Michel Ratté   Jeudis Jazz du Kafé Étudiant La Commune450-430-3120 8:45pm
SherbrookeNovember 16 Jam session avec AFJP / Annam's Family Jazz Project et invité spécial : Martin Auguste   La Petite Boite Noire819-300-2353 9pm
RimouskiNovember 16 Emie R Roussel Trio avec invités spéciaux - concert et lancement "Intersections"   Salle Desjardins-Telus de Rimouski418-724-0800 8pm
GatineauNovember 16 Andrea Lindsay - entre le jazz et la java   Salle Jean-Desprez819-243-8000 8pm
L'AssomptionNovember 16 Carol Welsman solo - For You   Théâtre Hector-Charland450-589-9198 8pm
QuébecNovember 17 Ste-Angèle All-Star Jazz Band   Bar Ste-Angèle418-692-2171 8:30pm
BeloeilNovember 17 Carol Welsman solo - For You   Centre Culturel de Beloeil450-464-4772 8pm
Trois-RivièresNovember 17 Stéphane Wrembel Band - 1ière partie Marie-Noëlle Claveau   Église St-James819-380-9797 8pm
SherbrookeNovember 17 Thiago Ferté Jean-François Martel Patrick Morin   Irisium819-993-8786 5:30pm
GatineauNovember 17 Le jazz rencontre la poésie avec le poète Guy Jean et les musiciens André Massicotte Gary Elliott Normand Glaude   Les Brasseurs du Temps819-205-4999 8pm
OrfordNovember 17 François Jalbert Jérôme Beaulieu   Orford Musique819-567-6155 6pm
Sainte-Agathe-des-MontsNovember 17 Karen Young Coral Egan - Une mère, une fille   Théâtre Le Patriote819-326-3655 8pm
QuébecNovember 18 Trio Ste-Angèle   Bar Ste-Angèle418-692-2171 8:30pm
LévisNovember 18 Christine Tassan et les Imposteures - Entre Félix et Django   L'Anglicane418-838-6001 8pm
GatineauNovember 18 Le bassiste Daniel Berriault présente « Wolno » - Notre Découverte   Les Brasseurs du Temps819-205-4999 8pm
WarwickNovember 18 Hichem Khalfa Quartet   Maison musicale Warwick819-358-2201 8pm
QuébecNovember 19 Roger Walls Superbrass avec Janis Steprans   Cécile et Ramone418-681-7625 7:30pm
GatineauNovember 19 Hommage à Michel Legrand avec Nicole Ratté et son Trio   Église St-Paul d'Aylmer- 4pm
QuébecNovember 21 Diana Krall - Turn Up The Quiet   Grand Théâtre de Québec - Salle Louis-Fréchette418-643-8131 8pm
QuébecNovember 22 Poésie / jazz avec Michel Côté Trio et plein de poètes   Maison de la littérature418-641-6797 8pm
QuébecNovember 23 Roxanne Burns and the Gentlemen Christian Roberge Marie-Claire Quartet Camille Caron...   District-Saint-Joseph418-717-0240 8pm
QuébecNovember 24 Alain Bédard Auguste Quartet   Bar Ste-Angèle418-692-2171 8:30pm
QuébecNovember 24 Jean Vanasse Quartet   Palais Montcalm de Qc877-641-6040 8pm
QuébecNovember 25 Alain Bédard Auguste Quartet   Bar Ste-Angèle418-692-2171 8:30pm
Sainte-ThérèseNovember 28 Donald Meunier Norman Lachapelle Al Bourgeois   Restaurant Arousse/Ste-Thérèse450-437-8777 6:30pm
QuébecNovember 30 Nouvelle R Trio - lancement   Bar Ste-Angèle418-692-2171 8pm
St-HyacintheNovember 30 Karen Young Coral Egan - Une mère, une fille   Centre des arts Juliette-Lassonde450-778-3388 8pm

Venues in the greater Montréal area


 
Balattou4372 St-Laurent514-845-5447
Biddle's Jr.207 Notre-Dame O.514-504-5299
Café Lézard - Masson3119 Masson514-729-3777
Café Mariposa5434 Côte-St-Luc514-439-3190
Centre Culturel de Beloeil600 Richelieu/Beloeil450-464-4772
Centre Leonardo da Vinci - Théâtre Mirella et Lino Saputo8370 Lacordaire514-955-8370
Dièse Onze Jazz Resto4115A St-Denis514-223-3543
Duke and Devine's Beaconsfield479 Boul. Beaconsfield514-694-6731
Église Saint-René-Goupil4251 Parc René-Goupil514-722-1161
Jeudis Jazz du Kafé Étudiant La Commune100 Duquet/Ste-Thérèse450-430-3120
L'Escalier552 Ste-Catherine E514-419-6609
L'etOH Brasserie8100 St-Denis514-508-9894
L'Grand Lionel3234 Beaubien E514-903-1572
La Magdalena Bar à vin4005 Notre-Dame O438-383-3229
Maison de la culture Marie-Uguay6052 Boul. Monk514-872-2044
Maison de la culture NDG3755 Botrel514-872-2157
Maison du Jazz Laval1639 boul. de l'Avenir450-669-3000
Maison du Jazz Montréal2060 Aylmer514-842-8656
Monument National1182, boul. St-Laurent514-871-2224
Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal - Salle Bourgie1339 Sherbrooke O514-285-2000
Orford MusiqueSalle de concert Gilles-Lefebvre / 3165, chemin du Parc, Orford819-567-6155
Place des Arts - Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier175 St-Catherine O514-842-2112
Pub Epoxy4210 St-Jacques O.514-935-0043
Quai des brumes4481 St-Denis514-499-0467
Résonance5175A Ave. du Parc514-894-7543
Restaurant Arousse/Ste-Thérèse2 Blainville O/Ste-Thérèse450-437-8777
Ritz-Carlton - Maison Boulud1228, rue Sherbrooke O.514-842-4212
The Emerald5925 Ave. du Parc514-508-5295
Théâtre Hector-Charland225 Ange Gardien/L'Assomption450-589-9198
Théâtre Outremont - Petit Outremont1248 Bernard O514-495-9444
Théâtre Rialto5723 Ave. du Parc514-7707774/2687069
Université Concordia - John Molson Building1450 Guy, Salle 8.101514-524-0831
Université Concordia - Salle Oscar Peterson7141 Sherbrooke O514-848-4848
Université de Montréal-Salle Claude Champagne220 Vincent-d'Indy514-343-6427
Université McGill - Salle Clara-Lichtenstein555 Sherbrooke O514-398-4547
Upstairs Jazz Bar et Grill1254 Mackay514-931-6808
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