Mârdi jazz

Every Tuesday night from September to June, we welcome the great jazz artists from Winnipeg and from around the world!

 

Every Tuesday night | Show at 8 PM | Doors at 7:30 PM | $5 at the door  
Antoine-Gaborieau Hall on the 2nd floor | CCFM | 340 Provencher Blvd.

 


March

 

Francois GodereFRANÇOIS GODÈRE
March 7 at 8 PM

Trombone


Helen White
HELEN WHITE
March 14 at 8 PM

Seasoned Jazz Singer, Songwriter and Pianist Helen White is a regular at all the main jazz venues in Winnipeg. Having attained a Masters in Jazz Performance, White is a vocal instructor at Portage Conservatory of Music, as well as Winnipeg Conservatory of Music, Canadian Mennonite University, International Music Camp and a choir director.

 

Jon GordonJON GORDON
March 21 at 8 PM
A Thelonious Monk award winner, Jon Gordon was recently described by Jazz Improv magazine journalist Brandon Bernstein;  “Jon Gordon is a master.  His compositions, improvisation, tone, and technical virtuosity set him apart as an elite musician of our time.” Jon Gordon is a prolific recording artist whose CDs have been recognized as among the best by many jazz journalists.


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PAUL BALCAIN
March 28 at 8 PM

Paul is a serious saxophonist without being too serious. He has a warm sound, and it’s clear that he loves to play. He’s at home across many styles, from Scott Nolan’s roots band to the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra.


April


THE UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA JAZZ ENSEMBLES
April 4 at 8 PM
Varié


CASATI
April 11 at 8 PM

With folk, jazz and pop influences, Casati brings their music to life with lush three part harmonies and rich textures created with ukulele, guitar, hurdy-gurdy and double bass. Members: Grace Hrabi, Jesse Popeski et Quintin Bart.


RON PALEY
April 18 at 8 PM
Pianist, electric bassist, and composer, Ron Paley formed the Ron Paley Big Band in 1976 after playing with the big bands of Buddy Rich and Woody Herman, with whom he recorded two CD’s and played on a Frank Sinatra album. He has recorded two big band albums, one trio album, and is completing work on a big band musical.


MIKE SWIKKIS
April 25 at 8 PM

Guitar


May


JOHN STETCH
May 2 at 8 PM
Born in Edmonton, Alberta,John Stetch is currently based in Harlem, New York City. John Stetch is a jazz pianist who fearlessly brings the elements of traditional jazz into some of pop culture’s most beloved songs. After earning a music degree in jazz piano studies at McGill University, Stetch began touring and recording across Canada and eventually accumulated 6 Juno Award nominations over 20 years. He won the Prix du Jazz at the Montreal International Festival and has been frequently recorded by the CBC.


JERROLD DUBYK
May 9 at 8 PM
Typically, there are two types of successful musicians: those that play well and those that are well schooled. jerrold dubyk has found a celebrated grouping of those elements that pour through his saxophone with each performance.


STEVE HAMILTON
May 16 at 8 PM
Steve Hamilton has been an active member of the Manitoba music scene for over 30 years, as a music educator and bassist. Steve is a versatile bass player with wide experience playing Jazz, Classical, New music and Theatre.


LIZANNE LACHANCE
Le 23 mai à 20 h
Lizanne Lachance sings intensely about love. “La romance de l’amour” is the general theme for the performance which will include French and English popular and standard jazz arrangements. Gary Brenner, Piano. Eli Herscovitch, Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone.

Richard GillisRICHARD GILLIS
May 30 at 8 PM
Richard Gillis studied trumpet at The University of Saskatchewan, The Banff Centre, and The University of Michigan. While completing his D.M.A. Richard played in The University of Michigan faculty brass quintet. Richard has performed with and organized a number of groups, the most notable being the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra which he co-founded and has been artistic director of since 1997


June


WALLE LARSSON
June 6 at 8 PM
Dividing his time between Winnipeg Canada and southern California – Walle is intensely devoted to his craft – and a creative imagination second to none, Larsson has been wowing audiences from New York to Montreal, Toronto to Tokyo with sizzling jazz solos and sultry smooth jazz.


TRACY K.
June 13 at 8 PM

Tracy K possesses a fun and engaging energy that turns everyday gigs into compelling performances. She knows how to capture your attention, making you feel like you’re the only one in the room, and she’s there playing just for you. She began indelibly stamping her versatility on the Canadian music scene in the late 1980s in Toronto, when her outstanding vocal harmonizing skills lead to her being sought out for live and session work.


MARCO CASTILLO
June 20 at 8 PM
Brazilian artist Marco Castillo changes Winnipeg music scene with his uplifting Latin rhythms, and contributes to spread his culture in North America.


DAVID LAROCQUE ET ARIANE JEAN
June 27 at 8 PM

David has a lengthy musical career and has worked with the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, the Ron Paley Big Band and the CBC as a guitarist. Armed with an innate understanding of rhythm, melody and harmony, Ariane stepped into the spotlight for the first time in 1995. Since then, she has made a career of music, as a vocalist and music maker, captivating audiences all across the Americas and Europe, with her unique brand of humour, natural ease on stage and silky vocal prowess.

 

 

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