Feb 19 Live @ Your Library: Phil Dwyer, John Geggie, Chet and Jim Doxas

KJS 2012 Live @ Your Library
The Kingston Jazz Society is excited to announce our full Live @ Your Library 2012 line-up. The theme for the Series, “Jazz Around the Corner and Around The World” features a diverse mix of styles and artists, combining jazz fusion, traditional, and avant garde styles, and highlighting artists of both regional, national, and international acclaim.

Tickets are available at Brian’s Record Option and will of course be available at the door. Tickets for each concert will be $20. In an effort to expose the series to new audiences, $5 student tickets will be available at the door at each concert, space permitting.


Live @ Your Library: Jazz Around the Corner and Around the World

Concerts held Sundays at 2pm in The Wilson Room of the Kingston Public Library, 130 Johnson Street.

February 19: Phil Dwyer, John Geggie, Chet and Jim Doxas

  • Phil Dwyer – piano and sax
  • John Geggie – bass
  • Chet Doxas – sax
  • Jim Doxas – drums

As a saxophonist, composer, arranger, pianist, and educator, Canadian musician Phil Dwyer is recognized as a master of his craft. Amongst over 100 recordings, he has appeared on Juno Award winning releases with Guido Basso, Joe Sealy, Terry Clarke, Don Thompson, Molly Johnson, Hugh Fraser, and the Phil Dwyer/Dave Young Quartet.

Phil Dwyer, John Geggie, Jim and Chet Doxas
Phil Dwyer, John Geggie, Jim and Chet Doxas

A resident of his native Vancouver Island since 2004, Phil remains busy as a performer and as a composer and arranger for concert and recording projects. This includes orchestral projects with Sarah Slean and the CBC Orchestra, big band work with Hard Rubber Orchestra, and several projects with the Art Of Time Ensemble, of which janty electronic cigarette he is a founding member. Phil was twice named “arranger of the year” at the National Jazz Awards.

Ottawa’s John Geggie is a versatile musician and creative composer who has toured extensively with Chelsea Bridge and the Juno-nominated DD Jackson Trio. He has also performed or recorded with a who’s who of improvised music including Jon Christensen, Andy Milne, Sheila Jordan, Andrew Cyrille, Donny McCaslin, Matt Brubeck, Ted Nash, Billy Hart, Marilyn Crispell, Myra Melford, Cuong Vu, Peter Lutek, Marilyn Lerner, Peggy Lee, Justin Haynes, Jean Martin and double bassist Mark Dresser.

Juno-nominated saxophonist, composer and multi-instrumentalist Chet Doxas has brought together some of Montreal’s brightest musical voices on the indie-rock and jazz and folk scene to create his new project, Muse Hill. Chet is joined by brother Jim Doxas on drums. Jim has appeared on more than twenty albums and has played along side such musicians as Dave Douglas and Joe Lovano.

Concert sponsored by Concert sponsored by Shoalts and Zaback Architects Ltd.

March 11: Autorickshaw

  • Suba Sankaran – Vocals
  • Ed Hanley – Tabla
  • Rich Brown – Bass
  • Patrick Graham – Multi-percussionist


March 18: From NY Quinsin Nachoff’s Forward Motion


March 25: Peripheral Vision

  • Don Scott – Guitar
  • Michael Herring – Bass
  • Nick Fraser – Drums
  • Trevor Hogg – Sax


Our full five-concert line-up is made possible by the support of The City of Kingston, The Kingston Arts Council, Carolyn Thornburrow of Sun Life Financial, GoSaBe Development and Design, Shoalts and Zaback Architects Ltd., Chez Piggy, Novel Idea, and Old Farm Fine Foods.