That quintessential percussioinist, Earl Georges, is hosting a wingding jazzfest again this year – can it be 43 years? – and has issued a general invitation to all jazz lovers in the area to come and enjoy an afternoon of our favourite music on Sunday, July 24 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Earl and his [...]
Big Band Jazz comes to Owen Sound this weekend when Georgian Sound BB sets up beside the Visitor Centre on the west side of the harbour on Sunday, July 3. Based in Thornbury and a regular performer at long-running Jazz By The Bay series in Thornbury on summer Sundays, the band has a history dating [...]
Here’s some good jazz news from Frank McNulty
Wednesday, June 29, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
It seems appropriate to have the Figgies (Fig Leaf Jazz Band) open the season; they were the first group to play at the Collingwood Jazz & Blues Festival in 2001. Celebrate their 36th anniversary in 2011.
Their music, based on traditional jazz [...]
Here’s a word from Dave Schmalz:
Summer weather is here and the patios are open after a long winter.
The Howlin’ Dog Vintage Jazz Band is taking advantage of this and will be at The Park House, Goderich on Saturday, June 25 and Saturday, July 16 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Also the band will be [...]
Top Flyte Quartet is closing their jazz club atop the Phoenix Restaurant in Southampton and are opening Live Jazz at the Walker House Club also located in Southampton.
Opening Thursday, July 7, 2011 at the new location, Live Jazz at Walker House Club continues each week providing diners with light jazz music from 6:30 p.m. to [...]
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Here’s a great testament to international young musicians connecting with the world though Jazz.
Friday, June 24, 2011 Bobby Dean Trio entertains Friday Night Dinner Jazz guests, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Wismer House Upstairs, Port Elgin. Cover $10. Reservations 519-832-5565
Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. to 5:00p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Bobby Dean Blackburn jams at The Dam Pub, Thornbury singing and playing Blues, [...]
Heads up for upcoming local jazz events. More are listed on website Jazz By The Bay
June 14, 2011 Charlie Bell Trio will be at Tramonto Restaurant, Kincardine every Tuesday until the end of August at 7:00pm. Andy Harsymchuzk on guitar, Jack McFadden, bass join Charlie playing saxes. Reservations 519-396-8466
June 24, 2011 Bobby Dean Blackburn Trio [...]
Sad news for jazz enthusiasts. Canadian trombonist Dave McMurdo died today much too soon. We have lost one of Canada’s talented musicians.
Born in England yet spent most of his childhood in Canada, he will be remembered for playing with The Boss Brass, Nimmons’n Nine, as well as his own quintet and orchestra.
Full report and links [...]
A weekly newsletter covering Wayne Buttery’s gigs in Orillia and area is available at Wayne Buttery
Check out updates for all jazz at Jazz By The Bay
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Live Jazz every 2nd Thursday of the month at Top Flyte Lounge above the Phoenix Restaurant, Southampton at 8:30 p.m. Pianist and vocalist Mike Lewis joins the [...]