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.