Several jazz fans could not get reservations last week at Duffy’s Restaurant in Southampton, where Christmas Jazz was on the bill of fare in Saugeen Shores, Ontario.
Charlie Bell says Rebecca, Andy, Mike and Mark will join him on Thursday, December 22, from 8:00 to 10:00pm for a repeat performance of their special kind of [...]
My heartfelt thanks to family and friends who shared in my 82nd birthday celebrations over the weekend of July 9 and 10. I would like to write a personal note to all of you but I find my stamina is not as robust as in my younger days. My youngest grandson, Avery, gets the [...]
All kinds of jazz happening around the Huron shoreline with Noodle Factory on Friday April 8 at Lakeshore Rec Centre, Port Elgin.
Meanwhile Howlin’Dog Jazz Band entertains at Elgin Lodge, Port Elgin same day.
Thursday, April 14, Top Flyte Jazz takes off above Phoenix Restaurant, Southampton with Tyler Yarema on grand piano.
All these gigs and more at: [...]
Dance the night away to Georgian Sound Big Band on Saturday, February 13, 2011
at Marsh Street Centre, Thornbury.
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Thanks to Tom Lewis, an update on future happenings for this talented local musician has been noted.
Heard him recently with Rob Gasidlo and Sheri Welden at a rather damp dinner date in Collingwood. Keep in touch, Justin. Wherever you move to, keep it local, man.
Last Sunday marked the last of Jazz By The Bay weekly concerts in Thornbury with a ribs & chicken barbecue dinner followed by Toronto All Stars Big Band of teen musicians, a favourite with many jazz fans in Grey Bruce.
Band members change annually as youngsters come and go within age restrictions, qualifying for this superlative [...]
My friend and jazz colleague, Tom Lewis, sent me a New York Times article about the surfacing of recordings from radio programs of some jazz greats’ live performances. Now the property of National Jazz in Museum in Harlem, the recordings are to be restored and digitized, a process that could take many months. Read the [...]
Wow! What a fast summer this has been and this Saturday, August 14, is your last opportunity to take in one of our region’s innovative experiments in jazz production.
Master’s of Jazz is the brainchild of Stevie Vallance, a songstress of considerable talent who moved to Southampton recently and rejuvenated our jazz scene. Joining local musicians [...]
Tonight’s vocalist, Stephanie Redpathe, arrived for second set and lit up the show with full throaty blues pipes doing justice to Flip Flop & Fly, Route 66 and others. Big Bad Wolf Jazz & Blues Band, a tight group with a rhythm that had many feet moving at the outdoor concert in Bayshore Park, Thornbury.
Summer is slow in coming this year but there is nothing slow about the fabulous lineup of jazz gigs across Grey and Bruce counties. Here’s just a sampling of gigs coming to a venue near you. For up to the minute changes and additions go to Jazz By The Bay
Wherever possible, web sites are listed [...]