YEG Thursday Showcase
featuring Edmonton's Best

2016


September 22

  Dave Morgan Quintet
A night of hard swinging jazz

Dave Morgan - trumpet, Craig Brenan - trombone, Peter Belec - guitar, Josh McHan - bass, Jamie Cooper - drums

September 29

  The Writers' Guild
This city's own composer's collective

Marty Majorowicz - trombone, Dan Davis - saxophones, Tyson Kerr - keyboards, Josh McHan - bass, Jamie Cooper - drums

October 6

  Prequal
A rich soundscape of improvised ideas

Jerrold Dubyk - saxophone, Chris Andrew - keyboards, Josh McHan - bass, Bill George - drums

October 13

  The SoulJazz Project
Jazz that's good for your soul

Dave Babcock - saxophones, Bob Tildesley - trumpet, Chris Andrew - keyboards, Rubim DeToledo - bass, Jamie Cooper - drums

November 3

  Audrey Ochoa Quartet
Pop music through the lens of Latin funk

Audrey Ochoa - trombone, Chris Andrew - keyboards, Mike Lent - bass, Sandro Dominelli - drums

November 24

  Chris Andrew Trio
An intimate evening of piano trio jazz

Chris Andrew - piano, Rubim DeToledo - bass, Jamie Cooper - drums

December 8

  Craig Brenan Trio
A Tribute to Bob Brookmeyer

Craig Brenan - trombone, Jamie Philip - guitar, Josh McHan - bass

 

2017


January 26

 

TICKETS - MEMBERS $11, GUESTS $15

Jim Head Quartet
Debuting new music of Jim's plus their take on songs by Monk, Radiohead and others

Jim Head - guitar, Chris Andrew - piano, Josh McHan - bass, Thom Bennett - drums


February 2

  TICKETS - MEMBERS $16, GUESTS $20

Fusionauts
CD Release of their new album Mutant

Paul Richey - keyboards, Bob Tildesley - trumpet, Jeremiah McDade - tenor saxophone, Mo Lefever - electric guitar, Shantel Koenig - electric bass, Bill George - drums


February 23

  TICKETS - MEMBERS $11, GUESTS $15

Andrew Glover Quartet
All original portrayal of the emotions of people, places and things

Andrew Glover - keyboards, Marc Beaudin - guitar, John Taylor - bass, Sandro Dominelli - drums


April 13

  Umpteen Collective
Improvised, melodic groove music at its best

Thom Bennett - drums, Doug Organ - keyboards, Peter Belec - guitar, Paul Bergeron - bass

April 27

  Chandelle Rimmer Quintet
Ella Fitzgerald's 100th Birthday Celebration

Chandelle Rimmer - vocals, Tom Van Seters - piano, Jim Head - guitar, Josh McHan - bass, Jamie Cooper - drums

May 11

  Narrative Quintet
15th Anniversary celebration of Tom Van Seters milestone album Narrative
Tom Van Seters - piano, Kent Sangster - tenor saxophone, Bob Tildesley - trumpet, John Taylor - bass, Leonard Patterson - drums

June 1

  Dino Dominelli Group
The funkier and more lyrical side of jazz

Dino Dominelli - saxophones, Jazz Nipp - piano and keyboards, Ralph Pretz - guitar, Curtis Mokry - bass, Carson Schafer - drums

September 28

  Kent Sangster's Electric Band
Kent Sangster - saxophones & EWI, Peter Belec - guitar, Chris Andrew - keyboards, John Taylor - electric bass, Jamie Cooper - drums

Kent Sangster presents a new project exploring original composition with elements of electronics, open improvisation and funk-based grooves.


October 5

  Leonard Patterson Group
Leonard Patterson - drums, Craig Brenan - trombone, Stefan Kijek - piano, Josh McHan - bass

Join Leonard Patterson for an evening of original music combining the melodic and harmonic sensibilities of folk music with jazz improvisation.


October 12

  Mallory Chipman and John Stetch
Mallory Chipman - voice, John Stetch - piano

Combining their love of the Great American Songbook with jazz improvisation, Edmonton-based vocalist Mallory Chipman and New York-based pianist John Stetch, take you on a journey through the "Golden Age of Jazz," creating  spontaneous arrangements and making something magical.