NYC Jazz Masters, Dave Douglas/Steve Swallow/Doxas Brothers at The Cove Aug.10

Friday, August 10, The Cove
$60/person Amazing Buffet and Show
Reservations only

We have an incredible Jazz show coming to The Cove in Westport, ON with NYC Jazz Masters Dave Douglas (trumpet) and Steve Swallow (electric bass) and young Montreal jazz masters, brother Chet (sax) and Jimmy Doxas (drums).

Jim Doxas and Dave Douglas were both part of the fantastic 2012 Empire Life Kingston Jazz Festival, and Jim and Chet Doxas performed in the 2012 Live @ Your Library concert series.

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June 16: Latin jazz house concert with Patrice Fisher and Arpa

June 16, 2012 8 PM

Tickets: $25
To arrange tickets contact Karen:
Latin jazz harpist & composer, Patrice Fisher, has been performing and recording her own compositions since 1980. She has recorded 14 albums of original music, including her latest CD, “Sunset” She has performed at such international festivals as the Cancun Jazz Festival, the Jambalaya Jazz Festival in Ilhabela, Brazil, the Trova Jazz Festival in Guatemala and the Festi Jazz in La Paz, Bolivia. She has performed for more than 30 years at the New Orleans Jazz &amp Viagra Online; Heritage Festival. Patrice also performs Celtic music and is director of the New Orleans Celtic Harp Ensemble.
“An unexpected delight!” raves David Fricke of Rolling Stone Magazine. Gene Scaramuzzo of Gambit newspaper says of Arpa “There are many sides to this local composer/harpist. It’s not unusual to see her play a staid classical gig in the morning and a smoky music club at night. Strong rhythms form the undercurrent of her instrumental music with Arpa.”
You can see videos of Patrice Fisher’s original compositions on her YouTube channel. You can also check out music clips and her website.

Sat June 9: The incomparable Bill Westcott “The Barrel House Commander”

Historian and piano master Bill Westcott “The Barrel House Commander” will be performing at a house concert at Rita’s Parlour in Picton on Saturday June 9.

Doors open at 7:30pm Viagra at 2 Union Street, Picton.  Bring your favourite beverage, light dinner served at intermission.  For details and to reserve your spot, please contact Rita di Ghent at

Friday June 1: Tabby Johnson opens The Riverside Concert Series

The Waterfall Tea Room in Yarker and Morningstar Productions are hosting the first of ten summer concerts this Friday June 1st at 8pm.

Tabby Johnson and Rita Di Ghent  will be performing an evening of jazz and gospel.  The concert starts at 8pm at Riverside United Buy Viagra Church 2 Mill Street, Yarker.

Tickets are $15 not including the delicious dinners to be found at The Waterfall Tea Room before the concert.  For more information and to reserve, please call 613-377-1856.

June 1: Tabby Johnson at The Waterfall Tea Room

HomeGrown Live 2012: May 12 at the RCHA

HomeGrown Live 2012: Jazz at the RCHA

The Kingston Jazz Society is proud to be lending a hand to the Homegrown Live Music Festival once again.  As with last year, there will be a full afternoon and evening if live jazz.  We will again be on the 3rd floor of the RCHA Club.  (193 Ontario.)  This year, food will be available through The Pasta Shelf.

Be sure to check out their full schedule.  The jazz portion will be as follows:

The RCHA Club (193 Ontario Street) is Homegrown Live’s venue for Jazz. This year’s Jazz lineup is:

4:00 Spencer Evans westword fioricet
5:00 Rubbaboo
6:00 Sara Hamilton and David
7:00 Glenna Green
8:00 Downtown Trio
9:00 Blue Swing Quartet
10:00 Kingston Jazz Composers Collective
11:00 Mauricio Montecinos and Latin Fusion

This is the fourth year of the Homegrown Live Music Festival, which celebrates area talent for a jam-packed day of music.  All musicians graciously donate their time to the event.

As with last year, bracelets are $10, $5 with a donation of food.  All proceeds from the day go to Joe’s M.I.L.L. and the Partners in Mission Foodbank.  You can read more about the festival here.

Tonight: Kingston Symphony Simply Sinatra

Kingston Symphony presents SIMPLY SINATRA

Friday, April 13 2012, 8pm

Ol’ Blue Eyes is considered to be one of the most iconic performers of the 20th century. His colourful personality, vocal virtuosity, and unique way of delivering a lyric ensured his top billing in pop-culture history. Award-winning performer Steve Lippia honours Sinatra with a roster of timeless music. His hgh extreme youthful, energetic talent and powerful show will create a perfect blend of then and now. Come fly with us as we get sentimental over that old black magic under a blue moon.

Adults – $49 to 20; Seniors – $45 to 20; Students – $25 to $15; Children – $10; all plus HST and handling fee.

Glen Fast, Conductor
Steve Lippia, Vocals

March 24: Dee Dee Bridgewater at The Grand Theatre

Grand Theatre Presents: Dee Dee Bridgewater

Dee Dee Bridgewater
Dee Dee Bridgewater: March 24

In 2011, Dee Dee Bridgewater, who qualifies as something of a legend herself, won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album. The Grammy, her third, is for her splendid Billie Holiday homage, Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie With Love From Dee Dee semenax health problems. While remaining reverent to Holidays spirit, the celebrated vocalist gives a fresh spin to such Holiday classics as God Bless the Child, “Strange Fruit” and Lady Sings the Blues.

Dee Dee Bridgewater will be in The Rosen Room of The Grand Theatre on Saturday, March 24 at 7:30pm.  When buying tickets, use promo code gardenia for a 15% discount!

March 2: Arturo Sandoval at The Grand Theatre

Grand Theatre Presents: Arturo Sandoval – A Tribute to my Friend Dizzy Gillespie

Artuto Sandoval - March 2 at The Grand

Series: Grand Theatre Presents (Empire Life Jazz Series)
Friday, March 2, 07:30 PM
Grand Theatre, Regina Rosen Auditorium, 218 Princess Street.

Arturo Sandoval is fluent in at least four musical languages. He can burn through an Afro-Cuban groove, tear up a bebop tune, soar over a Mozart concerto and sooth you with a luscious ballad; with equal power and grace.

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Feb 3: Ravi Coltrane Quartet at The Grand Theatre

Grand Theatre Presents: Ravi Coltrane Quartet

Series: Grand Theatre Presents (Empire Life Jazz Series)
Friday, February 3, 07:30 PM
Grand Theatre, Regina Rosen Auditorium, 218 Princess Street.

About Ravi Coltrane Quartet

At the age of 44, Coltrane is now a Blue Note Record artist (the label where his father John Coltrane made his landmark 1957 album Blue Train) and is regarded as a powerfully online casino video mature musician with a richly diverse, yet highly distinctive concept as both a saxophonist and a composer. His longtime quartet – with pianist Luis Perdomo, bassist Drew Gress, and drummer E.J. Strickland – has established themselves
as one of the most consistently thrilling and acclaimed working groups in jazz today

Tickets ($37-$42) are available on-line or by calling the Box Office at 613-530-2050.
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Bases Loaded concert/workshop in support of Joe’s MILL – The Wilson Room Tues. Oct. 4

From The EMC:

More often than not, the spotlight belongs to a band’s lead singer or guitarist. On Oct. 4, however, it will be bassists who take centre stage for a special “Basses Loaded” concert/workshop in support of the Joe Chithalen Musical Instrument Lending Library (Joe’s MILL), the organization currently holds over 400 instruments available for Kingstonians to borrow and enjoy.

Accomplished area bassists Alec Barken, David Woodenhead, Al Parrish and Zak payday loans bad credit Colbert will take turns demonstrating some tricks of the trade, thereby enhancing audience members’ appreciation for what can be accomplished with different varieties of bass, including five-string, six-string, upright and fretless.

Basses Loaded will take place Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wilson Room at the Kingston Public Library. Tickets are $10 in advance, or $15 at the door, and are available at Brian’s Record Option and Joe’s MILL (559 Bagot St.).